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Perk Up Your Ears to These Corn Recipes

Whether it’s grilled, chilled or boiled, fresh corn is a favorite at any barbecue or outdoor picnic. Cornhub, a popular 417-land food truck, share a few delicious and easy recipes to take your corn game to the next level this summer.

By Rae Swan Snobl

Jun 2021

elote and corn salad on blue dishes rest on a white wooden table with drinks and limes
Photo by Brandon AlmsElote or Mexican Street Corn is a flavorful take on corn on the cob with a bit of a kick. The corn is coated with sour cream and mayonnaise, seasoned with spicy Tajin, and sprinkled all over with salty Cotija cheese. Purchase Photo

Elote 

Ingredients

  • 4 ears sweet corn, shucked
  • ¼ cup Mexican crema
  • ¼ cup mayonnaise
  • Tajin or Cornhub Elote seasoning 
  • (as desired)
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • ¼ cup Cotija cheese, crumbled
  • Garnish with cilantro and lime wedge (optional)

To prepare 

Prepare corn as desired until cooked thoroughly (grill or boil for 10 to 15 min). Mix the mayonnaise, Mexican crema/sour cream and lime juice together and cover each ear with creamy mixture on all sides. Lather each ear generously with Cotija cheese. Sprinkle a desired amount of Tajin seasoning on top or all sides of ear. Serve garnished with cilantro and a lime wedge. Enjoy your hot, steamy, juicy elote.

Easy Green Corn Salad 

Ingredients

  • 4 cups of cooked corn* (4–8 ears)
  • 10 to 15 cherry tomatoes, cut in half
  • 1 cup of feta cheese, crumbled
  • 1 cup cucumber, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons of your favorite Greek seasoning 
  • or Cornhub Greek seasoning
  • 2 teaspoons of balsamic vinegar
  • Salt and black pepper to taste

To prepare 

Combine all ingredients in a large salad bowl. Toss until combined. Taste for salt and pepper before serving. Serve warm or refrigerated. *Let corn cool before removing from the cob. Cornhub seasoning is available to purchase at showmecorn.com.