Fresh corn is one of the highlights of summer. It isincredibly affordable, sweet and perfect for perking up countless recipes. Aside from grilling it to perfection or tossing it into a salad, there are many ways you can cook corn.
Here are five easy summercorn recipes to inspire you in the kitchen. These corn recipes are perfect for summer barbecues or anytime you are hoping to add a little more sunshine to your day.
1. Make Chicken-Based Corn Cakes
Move over crab cakes, thesechicken and corn pattiesare a great summer treat. Shape, fry and serve with a chili-infused sauce and a green salad for an easy weeknight dinner.
If you like to keep things spicy, do yourself a favor and prepare a batch of these irresistible corn fritters. Known as Perkedel Jagung in Indonesia, these crispy snacks are flavored with chilies, scallions and cilantro.
You'll never think of corn on the cob the same way after indulging in this upscale version of Los Angeles street food. Corn is served with a lime aioli, crispy pork belly and a pucker-worthy spicy sauce.
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