Corn on the Cob goes literally with everything! Starting from Burgers to Steaks, Chicken to Hot Dogs, everything. They don’t require any utensils and are very simple to make. I usually use my hands, extra napkins, and toothpicks, and they are ready to be the heartiest side that beautifies any main course meal I make. Corn can be grilled, roasted, or boiled; it has a versatile personality that blends well with other flavors. However, without corn on the cob seasoning; something always feels missing.
Usually, corn on the cob is seasoned with basic ingredients such as butter, salt, and pepper. Even though many like it without any seasoning because of its super sweet flavor, you will realize it goes very well with sweet and savory when you think of ways to dress up your corn.
Place your Corn Cobs uncovered in the fridge until it is time for them to shuck and cook. For best flavors and results, it is advised to steam your cobs, not boil, since boiling may leach the flavors from the Corn.
Nothing beats fresh, sweet Corn on a mesmerizing summer evening! Summer Corn barely needs any seasoning; it has a delicious taste of its own, but if you believe in ‘more is better, and then we have a few ways for Corn on the Cob seasoning to make it more flavorful.
Brush your Corn with Olive Oil (if boiling, brush after; if grilling, brush before). When cooking, add ¼ cup of Maple Syrup, 2 tbsp. Of Dijon Mustard and ¼ tsp. of Allspice. Brush the mixture on hot and cooked Corn.
Brush the Corn with Olive Oil and grill it. Simultaneously, mix ½ cup of Barbecue Sauce, 2 tbsp. of chopped Onions, 2 tbsp. Of Honey and ¼ tsp. of Kosher Salt. Brush the mixture on the Corn in the last 3 minutes of grilling.
Use a small bowl, mix 2 grated Garlic Cloves, 2 tbsp. of Olive Oil and 1 tbsp. of Lemon Juice. When the Corn is cooked and hot, brush the mixture on the Corn and sprinkle some grated Parmesan cheese on top for extra flavor.
Cut your Corn into 3-4 inches in length and cook them. Meanwhile, use a large bowl, combine ½ stick of melted butter, 2 tbsp. of Mayonnaise, 2 tbsp. of Sour cream, 2 tbsp. of Lemon Juice, 2 tsp. Chili Powder and 1/8 tsp. of Cayenne Pepper. When the Corn is cooked, mix it and then garnish it with some Lemon Zest.
Peel 2 Tomatoes and grate, then drain. Take out as much liquid as possible. Combine the Tomato pulp with 2 tbsp. of nicely grated Parmesan Cheese and 1 tbsp. of freshly chopped Basil. Sprinkle with salt and brush it on the Corn that is being cooked.
6. Tarragon and Lime
Combine 1 stick of melted butter with 3 tbsp, minced fresh Tarragon, and 1 large Lemon zest. Brush it on the hot and cooked Corn.
7. Parsley and Chive
Use a small bowl, add 1 stick of Melted Butter and ½ tsp. of Salt, and 1 tsp. (or as per your taste preference) of finely chopped Parsley and Chives. Spread the mixture on the Corn, which is hot and cooked.
It depends on you whether you like homemade Guacamole or canned; spread some Guacamole over your hot, cooked corn. Then, squeeze some Lemon Juice on top.
Wrap your Corn with thin slices of Bacon to make it look like a spiral. Brush the Bacon and Corn with some Honey. Either grill your Corn on medium flame or roast it in a 350-degree oven for 20-25 minutes. Turn the Corn multiple times so that the Corn and Bacon are cooked evenly from all sides.
10.Cumin and Pepper
Use a mixing bowl, add 1 stick of soft Butter, ½ tsp. of fine Black Pepper, 1 tsp. of Cumin Seeds and Kosher Salt as per your taste. Brush the mixture on the hot and cooked Corn to enjoy the flavor.