Some may question the categorization of corn as a vegetable. But corn actually fits under three groups - vegetable, grain, and fruit. Consumed moderately, whole-grain corn is a good source of vitamins and minerals and is loaded with antioxidants.
Grilled Mexican Street Corn (The Recipe Critic)
The Recipe Critic has a great recipe called Grilled Mexican Street Corn - it's rustic, flavorful and insanely good! The cobs are made flavorful with mayonnaise, sour cream and parmesan. Cilantro, chili and lime give corn a lovely zest and Mexican flavor kick.
"This corn gets grilled and slathered with an amazing mayonnaise blend and topped with parmesan cheese and chili powder. This is one of the best corn recipes you will eat!"
- 4 ears corn
- ½ cup mayonnaise
- 1½ cups sour cream
- ¼ cup freshly chopped cilantro
- 1 cup freshly grated Parmesan
- 1 lime, juiced
- Red chili powder, to taste
- 2 limes cut into wedges, for garnish
Southern Style Skillet Corn (New South Charm)
This Southern Style Skillet Corn recipe from New South Charm is a nice corn dish that's creamy and simply delicious. This is a great side dish to barbecue or fried chicken, alongside biscuits and some roasted vegetables. You can top this with a handful of shredded cheese for a dose of extra flavor.
"Southern Style Skillet Corn is one outhouse recipes that once you’re tried it you’ll make it again and again. It’s so good even the pickiest eaters will love it!"
- 2 cups corn fresh or frozen
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1/4 tsp pepper
- 1 Tbsp sugar
- 1/4 cup butter
- 1/2 cup water
- 1 Tbsp flour
- 1/4 cup milk
Skillet Mexican Street Corn Recipe (Call Me PMC)
If you're a fan of flavorful corn skillets, you'll definitely love this Skillet Mexican Street Corn Recipe from Call Me PMC. The corn kernels are made silky by butter and mayo. The flavor party is made colorful by paprika, lime, garlic, cilantro and onions. The best part? Three words - crumbled feta cheese.
"Skillet Mexican Street Corn Recipe is corn off the cobb served Mexican style it's smothered with a creamy spread and topped with feta cheese, cilantro, and green onions. It’s super easy and amazingly flavorful."
- 10-ounce bag steam fresh, whole kernel corn*
- 1 and 1/2 tablespoon real butter, softened
- 1 and 1/2 tablespoon mayonnaise
- 1/2 teaspoon paprika
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
- juice and zest of 1 lime
- 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
- 3 green onions, sliced
- 1/2 cup crumbled feta or cotija cheese
- 2 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
Ludy's Kitchen Cooking Tip:
If you want that fresh corn taste and texture, ditch that bag of pre-shucked corn and buy fresh corn on the cob with bright green husk and a silky tangle on top.