30 Delicious Corn Recipes

I love corn so much that I got 30 irresistible and easy-to-make Corn Recipes here. Whether you’re looking for corn recipes for a regular night meal or for Thanksgiving, I got you covered in this collection from breakfast, snacks, and even dinner!

Delicious Corn Recipes

I’ve never met someone who doesn’t like these golden yellow, crunchy yet juicy sweet corn. In fact, with its popularity, it always makes its appearance on the dining table all year round.

From simple fried snacks, salads, soups, to casseroles, the addition of corn makes every dish extra indulging. You can either go buy those that are still on the cob or go the easier route with the canned ones. I won’t judge!

So if you think you’ve had enough corn recipes in your life, well, today’s collection will make you think twice. So let’s get going!

Corn Casserole Recipes

1. Scalloped Corn

Scalloped Corn

This delectable corn casserole side dish is so good that it’ll be gone in 60 seconds! I’m not kidding! Of course, with corn, cheese, and savory ingredients, there’s nothing else to do but to eat and enjoy this scrumptious dish!

You can also add some bacon bits to it so you’ll have a smokey-good and a filling meal on its own!

Scalloped Corn

Creamy, cheesy, and surprisingly easy to make SCALLOPED CORN easily pairs with any main dish. A filling casserole with real corn kernels, cheese, and your favorite buttery crackers make it so irresistible. Hurry up and grab some now because this dish flies by faster than you can take your first bite.

2. Jalapeño Corn Casserole

Jalapeños Corn Casserole

Your classic corn casserole with a spicy twist of Jalapeños that’s sauteed in onion, pepper, garlic, and bell peppers! Then mixed with the cheesy and savory corn mixture, and baked to a golden brown crusty perfection. Easily substitute jalapeños with cayenne pepper for that intense heat!

Corn Casserole

A flavorful twist on  corn casserole  with garlic , jalapeños , bell pepper and onion – So uplifting, satisfying and a must for your thanksgiving table.

3. Spoon Bread

Spoon Bread

A soft, light, and savory cornbread recipe that you’d want to try for Thanksgiving. What’s so unique about it?

Well, it doesn’t have any chemical leaveners to get its wonderful light and soft texture, but instead, it uses stiff egg whites folded with other ingredients. Simple savory cornbread recipe with nice crusty edges but fluffy and moist insides!

Spoon Bread

Spoon Bread – a beloved classic side dish that originated from the Southern part of the U.S. using cornmeal, milk, eggs with a little bit of my own personal twist. Serve it as a side dish during weeknight dinner or for the holidays. It just melts in your mouth!

4. Cornbread Dressing

Cornbread Casserole

This thanksgiving favorite classic dish makes use of stale bread and cornbread to create a new delectable dish. I also added sausages, Italian seasoning, fresh thyme, eggs, half and half, and chicken broth (to name a few) that make its distinct savory goodness.

Basically, just saute all the vegetables and meat to seal in the flavors and then mix it with the cornbread mixture. From there, just bake it until you achieved that look just like the above photo.

Cornbread Dressing

Cornbread Dressing is a Southern classic Thanksgiving dish made from cubed bread and cornbread, butter, sausage, eggs, and a handful of easy-to-find ingredients. Moist, well-seasoned, and truly comforting side dish!

5. Corn Pudding

Corn Recipe

Easily make this comforting corn dish simply by mixing all the ingredients together and then popping it in the oven. That’s it!

This pudding recipe is like a cross between the spicy Jalapeños Corn Casserole and the creamier Corn Pie. But, it’s still perfect on its own with a soft texture and rich flavor coming from sweet fresh corn kernels and the dairy goodness from heavy cream, sour cream, milk, and butter!

Corn Pudding

Corn Pudding – creamy, buttery, sweet, custardy side dish that is perfect for any special occasions. Only requires few pantry staple ingredients and no need for mixers. It’s as easy as dump, mix, and bake!

6. Mealie Bread (South African Corn Bread)

Mealie Bread

A super moist and rich tasting South African version of the cornbread recipe. It’s traditionally cooked by steaming, though I baked this Mealie Bread instead to perfection. And not only that, but I also added some fresh basil to add a refreshingly sweet and savory taste!

Mealie Corn Bread

Mealie Bread (South African Corn Bread) – steamed corn pudding that is super-moist with a rich flavorful taste; added with some basil and smoked paprika to level up the flavor in this popular African and Southern bread. Truly indulgent!

7. Mexican Cornbread

Mexican Cornbread

A cheesy and spicy combo is what you get in this Mexican cornbread! Just mix the dry and wet ingredients then add the melted butter, jalapeños, and different kinds of cheese and bake. That’s it!

You’ll be enjoying a moderately spicy and savory cornbread that also goes so well with this meaty Chili Recipe.

Mexican Cornbread

This MEXICAN CORNBREAD is soft, moist, delicious with a hint of sweetness and heat filled with corn kernels, jalapeno peppers, green chilies, Monterey Jack, and cheddar cheese. An amazing cornmeal comfort food that pairs well with soups and stews, entrees, or on its own!

Corn Soup and Stew Recipes

8. Brunswick Stew

Brunswick Stew

This hearty and savory stew of vegetables and various meats in one dish will be a meat lover’s favorite! Add this to your meaty recipe arsenal and get ready to induce food coma once you taste this popular Southern cooking comfort food.

Pro Tip: Make good use of some leftover holiday meat you have there in your fridge, after all, once this dish is cooked nothing’s gonna be left from those leftovers!

Brunswick Stew

This BRUNSWICK STEW is a thick, flavorful, and hearty one-pot stew with vegetables and meat on a chicken broth and BBQ-base sauce seasoned with Creole seasoning for a deeper complex flavor that melds beautifully. A must-have dish on colder days!

9. Corn Chowder

Corn Chowder

This smooth and creamy corn chowder recipe is one of the easiest and comfortingly good dishes you’ll ever make for the cold season!  Add some cubed potatoes for an extra bite and bacon bits for a smokey but not overpowering flavor that goes well with the sweetness of the corn. 

Serve it with garlic bread or a plain French baguette to mop up the soup. Leave no trace!

Corn Chowder

Corn Chowder – hearty, creamy and comforting dish made with summer’s popular fresh produce corn. Added with potatoes, carrots and bacon bits and you’ll have one fantastic meal that knows no season!

10. Trinidad Style Corn Soup

Trinidad Style Corn Soup

The sweet flavor of corn in season will give body to this lovely spicy soup! I also added bacon and coconut milk in the soup for a smoky and creamy consistency.

Don’t forget to eat it with these soft and rich dinner rolls, Seriously! They are a great pair!

Trinidad Corn Soup

Trinidad Style Corn Soup- A Warm, heart and filling Caribbean corn soup that’s incredibly creamy and slightly sweet, perfect for those winter nights or warm summer days.

11. Cajun Corn Shrimp Soup

Cajun Corn Shrimp Soup

A savory and hearty dish that’s cooked in lovely saute of Creole Cajun seasoned shrimp! Not only that, flavorful chicken broth, tangy tomato paste, and potatoes are added to thicken the soup to make it more interesting.

Garnish this comforting bowl of goodness with chopped parsley to leaven up the lovely flavors of this classic soup!

Cajun Corn Shrimp Soup

Cajun Corn Shrimp Soup – a Cajun classic made with a flavorful combination of tomatoes, shrimp, and corn. A perfect hearty soup for this cold season!

12. Taco Soup

Taco Soup with avocado

A Mexican-inspired dish served with crispy tortillas – YUM! This version though is a favorite of mine. I just love the spicy and savory flavors that I used here.

It’s hearty and delicious comfort food that lures me in with all its aroma and vibrant colors. I just did some sauteing and pretty much dumped everything in the pan, simmered it a bit, and voila!

Taco Soup

Hearty, spicy, and oh so flavorful TACO SOUP filled with meaty goodness is ready to warm your belly up! Enjoy your favorite Mexican comfort food with all of the tasty ingredients and without the messy spills. Make this super easy recipe in the comfort of your kitchen in just a few minutes to satisfy your cravings!

Other Corn Recipes

13. Corn Fritters

Corn Fritters

Sink in your teeth into these corn-studded cheesy fried cakes! The thick batter contains fresh corn kernels, cornmeal, and herbs and spices that are fried to crispy perfection. Top it up with some salsa, avocado sauce, or dunk it in sour cream for a wonderful snacking experience.

Corn Fritters

 Corn Fritters-  wholesome, flavorful corn  fritters  with  Cilantro Avocado  dip. Crispy, cheesy, melty, sweet, and sooo crazy good!

14. Black Bean and Corn Salad

Black Bean And Corn Salad

This healthy and high in protein salad is the perfect side dish for everything! It’s made up of black beans, blanched fresh corn, AVCs, and vegetables mixed with herbs and spices in a honey-sweet citrusy dressing. You’ll get a spicy kick to it too coz of the Jalapeño peppers! 

You can pair this salad with your favorite BBQ recipe OR with crunchy chips for movie nights! 

Black Bean Corn Salad

Black Bean and Corn Salad – fresh  bowl of summery goodness with black beans, corn and diced veggies with a nutty, little bit of spicy, sweet and fresh flavor. Makes a great appetizer with chips, toppings on grilled meat or as a side dish.

15. Oven Roasted Corn On The Cob

Cookout Food Ideas Corn on the Cob

A simple yet flavorful corn-on-the-cob recipe that will keep you wanting more! This dish won’t stress you out at all.

Simply apply generous amounts of garlic butter and creole seasoning to the corn and then grill or bake it. It’s gonna be oozing with flavor and sweetness that you can’t resist!

Oven Roasted Corn on the Cob

This OVEN ROASTED CORN ON THE COB, lets you enjoy fresh summer corn in the easiest way. There’s almost no prep time required and still, it comes out moist, beautifully caramelized, and oozing with flavor from my homemade garlic butter and Creole seasoning. Always spot on delicious!

16. Jamaican Cornmeal Porridge

Jamaican Cornmeal Porridge

Start your day with this comfortingly good coconut milk and Caribbean-inspired corn recipe! “Cog and Pop”, as it’s also popularly known, is made of yellow cornmeal with an addition of cinnamon, nutmeg, and coconut milk. 

Imagine the sweet corn flavor combined with warm spices and fresh tropical fruits and berries toppings. I bet a single serving wouldn’t be enough for you!

Jamaican Corn Meal Porridge

Tired of the same oatmeal for breakfast? Mix it up and try this warming cornmeal porridge instead! Infused with Caribbean spices and coconut milk for a complete warm and comforting breakfast.

17. Pineapple Jalapeños Corn Muffin

Pineapple Jalapeños Corn Muffin

Give your usual corn muffin a Mexican a tropical twist with jalapenos and sweet pineapples. That spicy flavor is wonderfully complemented with the sweetness from the corn and pineapples! Pair these babies here with fantastic comfort food like this Southern Baked Beans (with bacon) for an amazing feast of sweet, spicy, and smoky flavors!

Pineapple Jalapeños Corn Muffin

Pineapple Jalapeños Corn Muffin – Slightly sweet, slightly spicy, and all parts delicious. Only 30 minutes away from this these tropical cornbread.

18. Trinidad Corn Pie

Trinidad Corn Pie

As the name suggests, it’s a corn pie recipe traditionally made in Trinidad but also known in Barbados. It’s the scotch bonnet peppers’ heat intensity, the sweetness of corn, and the creamy and savory flavors of sauteed vegetables that give this dish its unique profile!

As always, you can replace scotch bonnet with jalapeños or any chili of your choice to suit your heat tolerance.

Trinidad Corn Pie

Trinidad Corn Pie – An Irresistible Corn Casserole loaded with tons of flavor and a little heat . A must make for the holidays.

19. Couscous Mango Corn Salad

Couscous Mango Corn Salad

The healthy dish has never tasted this good! Mix in the diced tomato, mango, avocado, onions, corn, herbs, feta, and couscous together and you’ll have one healthy salad brimming with fresh natural flavors.

Don’t forget to drizzle it with its refreshing, savory, and minty dressing for a solid sweet, and tropical indulgence!

Couscous Mango Corn Salad

Couscous Mango Corn Salad- Light, Refreshing, Satisfying and Easy on the Eyes.

20. Ugali (Corn Fufu)


The simple taste of Ugali is best paired with savory and saucy dishes. It’s actually the best side dish to eat with collard greens (Sukuma Wiki) and Okro Soup, which are two of  Africa’s favorite food combos!

Ugali (Corn Fufu)

Easy to prep, soft, very delightful and filling side dish. A perfect cornmeal side dish for greens, stews and proteins.

21. Creamed Corn

Creamed Corn in a White Bowl

Another top favorite of mine! The sweet corn flavors simmered in a buttery, milky, rich, and savory thick sauce! I really had a hard time holding myself to finish it once cooked! 😋So, tell me, how can you resist these combos of creamy and flavorful sweet corn? How?!

Creamed Corn

Creamed Corn – quick and easy comforting side dish made with fresh corn simmered in a  butter, milk, cream mixture and a note of garlicky and warm flavor. Undeniably delicious!

22. Boiled Corn

How to Boil Corn (Using Coconut Milk)

Oh my! My favorite corn, I’d probably eat a kilo of this deep yellow and round corn kernels! Nothing beats this simply boiled corn 0n the cob. Eat it as a side to a roast dish like this Pan Seared Oven Roasted Steak, or just munch on it for snacks!

All the natural flavors of the corn are there! So, if you like some quick-fix food then this boiled corn is your go-to snack!

How To Boil Corn

It’s already summer season, but are you still wondering HOW TO BOIL CORN on the cob? Today you’ll learn TWO  simple ways – the traditional and the well-flavored way. From appetizers to desserts, this golden grain yields so much satisfaction!

23. Southern Fried Corn

Southern Fried Corn

Indulge your taste buds into this Southern favorite side dish. It’s oozing with smokey flavors of bacon and paprika and savory creole seasoning and Worcestershire sauce! Add cream if you want it on the creamy side. Yummy!

Southern Fried Corn

Southern Fried Corn – classic Southern corn dish fried in bacon drippings with garlic, onions, paprika and creole seasoning and top with bacon bits for an extremely heavenly easy side dish!

24. Creole Chicken Okra

Creole Chicken Okra

 A simple yet filling healthy dish spiced up with creole seasoning and chilies. Along with okra, corn, and chicken, this dish is a sure hit!

In fact, you can also add other ingredients like sausages and shrimp which will make it even tastier!

Creole Chicken Okra

Creole Chicken Okra is hearty, healthy, and filling dish with tons of vegetables and spices, and it all comes together quickly. A great weeknight meal and perfect soul food.

25. Cajun Shrimp And Grits

Cajun shrimp and grits on a bowl

Grits boiled to perfect consistency and topped with savory Creole seasoning flavored sauteed shrimps! Rich-tasting comfort food that’ll surely satisfy your cravings. 

If this dish is still not enough to fill you up, then you can also eat it with some homemade brioche or cleanse the mouthfeel with some easy coleslaw

Cajun Shrimp and Grits

Cajun Shrimp and Grits- creamy grits with Cajun-seasoned shrimp with bold and spicy seasonings. An elevated classic Southern comfort food! Guaranteed to please!

26. Succotash


A dish of stewed corn, that’s what Succotash means. This recipe is a mix of corn and different vegetables as well as beans,  seasoned with my favorite Creole seasoning and fresh basil leaves.

It’s not a complicated dish to make, in fact, you can add other vegetables that you have available. Have it as a side dish to Grilled Shrimp Kabobs or as a light meal on its own!


Succotash – a healthy and easy side dish that features summer’s favorite fresh produce with a little touch of heat for flavor. A wholesome dish to go with your favorite grilled meat or a centerpiece for any meal. Healthy, easy and budget-friendly!

27. Koki Corn (African Fresh Corn Tamales)

Koki Corn

This African corn pudding is made by wrapping the cornmeal mixture in banana leaves and then steaming it until it’s cooked and firm. Using only fresh corn, water (is counted too), cornmeal, spinach, salt, and oil, this Koki corn here is also a vegetarian-friendly dish.

Serve it with Tropical Guacamole or Black Bean Soup for a great flavor combination!

Koki Corn (African Fresh Corn Tamales)

Koki Corn (African Fresh Corn Tamales) – a wonderful corn dish made primarily with fresh corn and cornmeal, spinach and palm oil wrapped in banana leaves or foil and steamed to perfection. A great meal on its own or as sides to your favorite meat.

28. Cornbread Salad

Layers of bread and fresh produce in ranch dressing

It is sort of like Panzanella Salad, only this one uses cornbread instead of plain bread. Aside from that the tangy and creamy ranch dressing is added just when about to serve this lovely cornbread salad. But wait! There’s more!

Thrown in some bell peppers, red kidney beans, more corn (of course!), bacon, cheddar cheese, green corn, and parsley for an explosive salad recipe!

Cornbread Salad

Cornbread Salad- an extraordinary salad made with layers of homemade cornbread, beans, corn, bell peppers, tomatoes, green onions then topped with bacon bits, cheese, and a generous serving of ranch dressing. Each ingredient is in complete harmony. This easy salad recipe is everything you’ll need for a special family dinner or when entertaining!

29. Cornmeal Coo Coo

Cornmeal Coo Coo

Polenta cooked the Caribbean way. This dish is cooked together with bell peppers, okra, garlic, thyme, and coconut milk!

So if you are a fan of both corn and coconut then this one’s for you. It’s usually paired with flying fish but you can also eat it with other delicious and saucy dishes like this Instant Pot Beef Stew

Cornmeal Coo Coo

Cornmeal Coo coo aka CouCou. Creamy , thick and hearty Polenta -Caribbean style . An intriguing side dish with tons of flavor.

30. Cheese Grits

Nothing gets cheesier than this Cheesy Grits! It’s literally grits with different kinds of cheese and more butter in a dish. Say it again? This can be an excellent breakfast to start up your day or comfort food on its own.

Cheese Grits

Cheese Grits – deliciously creamy, rich, and cheesy Southern breakfast meal or side dish featuring butter, cheddar cheese, and smoked gouda. The best ever cheesy grits recipe you’ll have in your life. Silky smooth grits that literally melts-in-your-mouth!

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