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The Best: 6 Creative Corn Toppings

The Best: 6 Creative Corn Toppings

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Take your cobs to the next level with these killer corn toppings.

How to grill your corn:
Preheat a greased grill to medium-high. Grill husked corn, turning often, until deep yellow, with a few charred spots, about 10 minutes.


1. MEXICAN FIESTA


Combine 1/2 cup sour cream (or Mexican crema) with 1/4 cup crumbled Feta (or cojita cheese), 1/2 tsp chili powder, 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro. Brush on warm corn. Garnish with zested lime and kosher salt.




2. DOUBLE BBQ


Combine 1/2 cup barbecue sauce with 1 tbsp brown sugar, 2 tsp cumin, 1 tsp smoked paprika. Brush on warm corn. Garnish with crumbled BBQ chips.




3. BAC 'n CHEESE


Brush mayonnaise on warm corn and roll in a mixture of grated cheddar cheese and cooked crumbled bacon.




4. GARLIC PARM


Combine 1/4 cup mayonnaise, 1/2 tsp Italian seasoning and 1/4 tsp grated garlic. Brush on warm corn and roll in a mixture of 1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese and 1/4 panko crumbs. Garnish with chopped flat-leaf parsley.




5. SPICY ASIAN


Combine 1/2 cup hoisin sauce, 2 tbsp honey, 1 tbsp reduced sodium soy sauce, 1 tbsp fresh lime juice. Brush on warm corn. Drizzle with Sriracha sauce and garnish with chopped scallions and sesame seeds.




6. TROPICAL PARADISE


Combine 1/2 cup mayonnaise with 3/4 tsp allspice, 1/2 tsp dried thyme, 1/2 tsp cinnamon, 1/2 tsp kosher salt, 1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper, 1/4 tsp cayenne and 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg. Brush on warm corn. Roll cobs in toasted coconut.




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