Love Corn? Here Are Some Perfect Recipes For You

Grab yourself lots of fresh corn to add that light sweetness and humble crunch to your meals. There’s something for everyone here, including soups, mains, and side dishes. Pick out your favorite from these 25 delicious recipes and try something new this summer!
 
Shrimp and Corn Broth
 
Ingredients: 

  • Low-sodium chicken chowder
  • red potatoes
  • white corn
  • scallions
  • shrimp
  • heavy cream
  • lemons

 
Calories: 259 
 
A delicious combination of protein, energy providing carbohydrates, and a bit of creamy fat – all in a rich soup that will please your taste buds. Enjoy the lovely texture of the creamy broth with a crunch of corn in each spoonful.
 
Roasted Fresh Corn, Poblano, and Cheddar Pizza
 
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Ingredients: 

  • Poblano chillies
  • cooking spray
  • corn
  • green onions
  • garlic
  • low-fat milk
  • eggs
  • salt
  • pepper
  • cheddar cheese
  • refrigerated pizza dough
  • fat-free sour cream
  • cilantro

 
Calories: 331
 
Who doesn’t love pizza! Add to your list of favorite pizza toppings with these south western flavor choices. These are spicy and cheese filled with an abundance of vitamin A. Enjoy your pizza topped with healthy ingredients.
 
Bean and Corn Salsa
 
Ingredients:

  • Tomato
  • Onion
  • Tomatillos
  • corn
  • black beans
  • limes
  • pepper
  • salt
  • parsley
  • hot sauce

 
Calories: 15
 
Enjoy a luscious salsa made with juicy tomatoes and corn with hot sauce enhancing the flavors of tacos, tortilla, and grilled meat.
 
Mexican Roasted Corn Salad Doused in Buttermilk
 
Ingredients:

  • Lime juice
  • Paprika ancho chile powder
  • olive oil salt
  • corn
  • low-fat buttermilk
  • tarragon
  • Parmesan cheese
  • red grapes
  • mixed greens

 
Calories: 218
 
You will love the mix of Mediterranean with Mexican flavors tossed with the freshness of a salad. An excellent combination of ingredients with lime and grapes to suit the warmth of summer.
 
Savoury Buttermilk Corn Cakes
 
Savoury-Buttermilk-Corn-Cakes 

Ingredients:

  • Olive oil
  • Corn
  • red bell pepper
  • jalapeño pepper
  • scallions
  • flour
  • cornmeal
  • baking powder
  • baking soda
  • salt
  • buttermilk
  • eggs
  • cooking spray
  • sour cream

 
Calories: 286
 
Rich in proteins and the goodness of veggies, these inside filled cakes will make your breakfast a tempting one. Fill as you like with jalapeño peppers, red bell peppers, corn and vegetables.
 
Zucchini Served with Cilantro and Corn
 
Ingredients:

  • Olive oil
  • Cilantro, corn
  • Zucchini, salt
  • limes
  • pepper

 
Calories: 62
 
A very light salad with only 62 calories, but it’s full of Vitamins A and C. You will love it as an alternative to the usual salsas or salads.
 
Corn Custards with Potato Crust
 
Ingredients:

  • BBQ chicken
  • corn
  • onion
  • jalapeño pepper
  • garlic
  • fat-free milk
  • flour
  • salt
  • pepper
  • eggs
  • cooking spray
  • potato chips

 
Calories: 158
 
BBQ chicken with corn custard placed on a potato to add a crisp texture you’d not resist.
 
Pan-Seared Scallops with Summer Succotash
 
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Ingredients:

  • Sea scallops
  • black pepper
  • olive oil
  • yellow bell pepper
  • garlic
  • shallot
  • corn
  • edamame
  • cider vinegar
  • buttermilk
  • tarragon

 
Calories: 408
 
Pan seared scallops dressed with cider vinegar and buttermilk to add a spark of flavor. Rich in peppers and corn, this is an ideal summer pick.
 
Grilled Corn with Chipotle Butter
 
Ingredients:

  • Corn
  • limes
  • unsalted butter
  • chipotle chillies
  • queso fresco
  • salt
  • black pepper

 
Calories: 178
 
Make your grilled corn tastier by enhancing it with buttermilk coupled with chilies, lemon juice and queso fresco. A full intake of vitamin A, yet tasty and light – best for summers.
 
Sweet Corn Ice Cream
 
Sweet-Corn-Ice-Cream 

Ingredients:

  • Corn
  • heavy whipping cream
  • milk
  • sugar
  • eggs
  • vanilla extract

 
Calories: 242
 
A corn ice cream might sound new to you, but you’d love its flavor in the summer.
 
Chicken Quesadillas with Roasted Corn Salsa
 
Ingredients:

  • Whole-kernel corn
  • chunky bottled salsa
  • fresh cilantro
  • lime juice
  • chicken
  • chilli powder
  • cumin
  • salt
  • pepper
  • olive oil
  • garlic
  • tortillas
  • Cheese

 
Calories: 351
 
If you’re looking for fresh and quick recipes, then this is the one then. It takes only 14 minutes to cook this healthy dish rich in proteins, vitamins and heart friendly ingredients.
 
Tortilla Chicken Soup
 
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Ingredients:

  • Peanut oil
  • chicken thighs and breast
  • onion
  • celery
  • garlic
  • water
  • chicken broth
  • whole-kernel corn
  • chilli powder
  • cumin, tomatoes
  • green chillies
  • jalapeño pepper
  • tortillas
  • sour cream

 

Calories: 394
 
A very light and appetizing corn soup flavored with cumin, green chilies, jalapeño peppers and sour cream. It’s low in fat and has a different peanut flavor you will love. Canola oil could also be used as alternative for peanut oil.
 
Lobster and Corn Salad with Tarragon Vinaigrette
 
Ingredients:

  • Vinegar
  • lemon juice
  • shallot
  • tarragon
  • olive oil
  • salt
  • pepper
  • fresh corn kernels
  • lobster meat
  • chives

 
Calories: 290
 
A crunchy salad with lobster and corn to lure your taste buds. It’s rich in proteins and could even be taken as lunch if you’re looking for a quick cook. It takes less than 20 minutes to cook this fresh salad for hot summers.
 
Toasted Quinoa with Chiles and Corn
 
Ingredients:

  • Quinoa
  • cumin
  • salt
  • unsweetened cocoa
  • chicken broth
  • whole-kernel corn
  • jalapeño peppers scallions
  • lime juice

 
Calories: 218
 
Blend of all ingredients with quinoa. An excellent meal for dinner to make it a special one.
 
Grilled Salmon with Charred-Corn Relish
 
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Ingredients:

  • Corn
  • olive oil cooking spray
  • salt
  • black pepper
  • cherry tomatoes
  • extra-virgin olive oil
  • balsamic vinegar
  • basil
  • and salmon fillets

 
Calories: 341
 
A beautifully cooked salmon with corn, jalapeno pepper and topped with lime juice to make a healthy meal for summer. It’s full of omega-3, proteins and fibre.
 
Cool South-western Salad with Corn and Avocado
 
Ingredients:

  • Romaine lettuce
  • pinto beans
  • corn kernels
  • avocado
  • red onion
  • cilantro
  • extra-virgin olive oil
  • lime juice
  • cumin
  • salt
  • pepper
  • baked tortilla chips

 
Calories: 466
 
It’s a salad which can be used as a side or main. The avocado and beans will fill your stomach and it’s not just a healthy salad containing 16 grams of fibre, but can help in reducing weight with ingredients such as olive oil, lime juice and corn.
 
Buttermilk-Corn Soup with Shrimp
 
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Ingredients:

  • Shrimp
  • salt
  • pepper
  • olive oil
  • onion
  • garlic
  • chilli powder
  • cumin
  • corn kernels
  • buttermilk

 
Calories: 320
 
It’s a rich, creamy soup providing you high intake of protein. A combination of buttermilk, corn and shrimp will taste delicious.
 
Fresh Corn with Avocado, Scallions, and Spiced Scallops
 
Ingredients:

  • Avocado
  • lime juice
  • sea scallops
  • salt
  • pepper
  • cumin
  • olive oil
  • corn kernels
  • scallion

 
Calories: 375
 
Quickly cooked, this recipe gives you an excellent mix of corn, avocado and scallops rich in omega-3 which is excellent for your heart and fitness.
 
Banana Corn Muffins
 
Banana-Corn-Muffins 

Ingredients:

  • Mashed banana
  • milk
  • corn muffin mix
  • cooking spray

 
Calories: 199
 
These muffins can make a lovely breakfast, combining just 4 simple ingredients and giving you very little fat. Warm and soft banana flavored muffins will be well liked.
 
Grilled Flank Steak with Corn Salsa
 
Ingredients:

  • Corn
  • canned black beans
  • red bell pepper
  • jalapeño pepper
  • garlic
  • lime juice
  • cilantro
  • pepper
  • flank steak
  • lemon juice
  • onion
  • Worcestershire sauce
  • cooking spray

 
Calories: 297
 
Cook up your favorite flank steak this summer and side it with this fresh salsa made with corn, beans and peppers.
 
Spicy Chicken with Poblano Peppers and Cheese
 
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Ingredients:

  • Poblanochilies
  • chicken breast
  • cheddar cheese
  • corn kernels
  • onion
  • zucchini
  • red bell pepper
  • cilantro
  • salt
  • cumin
  • paprika
  • pepper
  • garlic
  • salsa
  • cooking spray
  • baked tortilla chips

 
Calories: 331
 
Tossed chicken with a mix of vegetables, Mexican style. Fit for a meal and it’s an ideal source of fibre, grains, and vitamin C.
 
Crab Cakes with Fresh-Corn Salsa
 
Ingredients:

  • Shredded lump crabmeat
  • breadcrumbs
  • mayonnaise
  • chives
  • lemon juice
  • egg whites
  • salt
  • pepper
  • canola oil
  • corn
  • cherry tomatoes
  • Italian salad dressing

 
Calories: 274
 
Sounds yummy already! It’s also very easy to make and it’s rich in proteins and vitamin B12 from the crabs. The salsa adds a wonderful fresh taste of cherry tomatoes, Italian salad dressing, and corn. The meal is very low in calories and provides a delicious taste.
 
Grilled Oaxacan Corn
 
Ingredients:

  • Corn
  • lime juice
  • olive oil
  • cayenne pepper
  • salt
  • queso fresco
  • cilantro

 
Calories: 213
 
With very few ingredients, it’s still very appetizing. Grilled veggies topped with queso fresco, cayenne pepper, and lime juice makes it mouth watering.
 
Mushroom, Corn, and Poblano Tacos
 
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Ingredients:

  • Olive oil
  • Mushrooms
  • Onion
  • Oregano
  • Garlic
  • chilli powder
  • cumin
  • poblano chili
  • corn
  • black beans
  • salsa verde
  • lime juice
  • hot sauce
  • salt
  • corn tortillas
  • queso fresco
  • cilantro
  • sour cream
  • lime wedges

 
Calories: 390
 
Tacos are some of the easiest dishes to prepare, and this one is no different. A full meal providing you with healthy cooked tortillas and a sauce made with chilis, cumin and hot sauce, you’ll get delicious flavor in every bite. Serve the tortillas warm.
 
Parmesan-Corn Bread Muffins
 
Ingredients:

  • All-purpose flour
  • yellow cornmeal
  • sugar
  • baking powder
  • salt
  • buttermilk
  • vegetable oil
  • egg whites
  • cooking spray
  • Parmesan cheese

 
Calories: 151
 
These bread muffins are a lovely side for dinner. Made with low fat buttermilk and egg whites, these warm muffins will be loved.