Looking for sweetcorn recipes? Want the best sweetcorn fritters or sweetcorn tacos? Try our ideas below, then check out our courgette recipes.

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When is sweetcorn in season?

UK sweetcorn season starts in July and ends in November. It is at its best in August and September.


Sweetcorn recipes

Thai-spiced sweetcorn burgers

Blitz sweetcorn with herbs and spices and you have yourself a great vegan burger. Thai red curry paste, lime leaves and ground cumin makes this version a fun and vibrant dinner. We have plenty more vegan burger ideas if that's what you're after.

Sweetcorn fritter burger

Sweetcorn soup

Sweetcorn forms the base of this vibrant plant-based soup, flavoured with lemongrass, coconut, chilli, lime and coriander.

Two bowls of yellow soup on a wooden table topped with salsa

Fried corn ribs

Experiment with sweetcorn with this irresistibly crunchy fried corn ribs dish from sustainable dining restaurant Fallow.

A round bowl of cooked corn ribs on a marble surface

Tex-Mex-style sweetcorn salad

Juicy sweetcorn kernels combine well with crunchy onions, crumbly feta, soured cream and zingy lime in a fresh salad. It's great served as a BBQ side or on its own with warm pittas for scooping.

Crunchy Tex-Mex-style sweetcorn salad

Mexican charred sweetcorn soup

A Mexican-inspired recipe that will inject plenty of spice into lunchtime, with punchy ancho chillies and smoked paprika. Get those corn on the cobs nice and charred for great texture and flavour. Try more vegan soup recipes.

Vegan Mexican Sweetcorn Soup Recipe with Ancho Chillies

Mexican elotes

This is a classic way to eat corn on the cob in Mexico, and is usually bought from street vendors. Mexican crema is similar to soured cream, but saltier and creamier.

Mexican Elotes Recipe

Sweetcorn fritters

Check out these super easy sweetcorn fritters with a tangy yogurt dressing. This versatile vegetarian recipe can be served as a low-calorie brunch or lunch.

Ricotta Fritters with Sweetcorn

Sea bream ceviche with charred sweetcorn

Give that corn some time under the grill and it'll make the perfect partner to delicate sea bream, dressed with zesty lime. This dish is super quick and easy – and gluten-free. It's a perfect show-off starter.

Sea Bream Ceviche Recipe

Sweetcorn french toast with blueberries

The sweetcorn purée in this recipe thickens as the batter is cooked, and creates a custardy centre with crisp edges. A great take on indulgent French toast, which just happens to be super easy to make and only takes 30 minutes.

French Toast Recipe with Sweetcorn and Blueberries

Sweetcorn salad with black beans and feta

A fast and easy main-course salad. Roasting corn on the cob gives the best contrast with the black beans and tangy feta.

Roasted corn, black bean and feta salad

Sweetcorn chowder with bacon

Salty bacon is great with the gentle sweetness of sweetcorn, and this creamy, hearty soup makes the most of the combination. It's made with milk rather than cream so it's also surprisingly low calorie. A quick warming supper for two.

Corn Chowder Recipe With Bacon

Mini charred sweetcorn tacos with feta avo crema and quick pickled onions

Pack in heaps of colour and flavour to your vegetarian entertaining with these vibrant tacos. Sweetcorn is the star of the show, with support acts of red onion, lime, chilli and coriander. More Mexican-inspired recipes over here.

Sweetcorn Tacos with Avocado Cream and Quick Pickled Onions

Sweetcorn pancakes with feta and spring onions

Take a look at Sabrina Ghayour's pancakes, made with sweetcorn, feta and spring onion. They're quick, easy and packed with flavour.

Sweetcorn, feta and spring onion pancakes

Indian sweetcorn and spinach shorba

A Mughlai addition to Indian cuisine, this healthy but hearty soup, made using tinned sweetcorn, is a classic in most homes and restaurants across the country. It makes great use of storecupboard staples like dried lentils and spices.

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Sweetcorn and jalapeño scones

These savoury scones are really easy to make and ready in just 30 minutes. We love them slathered in butter as a snack, or on the side of a bowl of steaming soup. You're likely to have most of the ingredients already, too.

sweetcorn and jalapeno scones

Burritos with sweetcorn, black beans and quinoa

Sweetcorn adds even more colour to these vibrant vegan burritos, packed with tomatoes, black beans, lime, coriander, avocado and red chilli. A super lunch idea that's ready in 30 minutes.

Vegan Burrito with Black Beans Recipe

Chicken and sweetcorn soup

Check out our easy-to-follow recipe for sweetcorn and chicken noodle soup. This broth with wontons is both light and filling, and a great way to put tinned sweetcorn or corn on the cob to work.

Chicken and sweetcorn dumpling soup

Thai corn cakes with pickled cucumbers

These little sweetcorn cakes are quick to whip up and make the best savoury canapés or dinner-party starter. Using fresh corn makes all the difference. Serve with pickled cucumbers.

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Thai Corn Cakes Recipe With Pickled Cucumbers

Pan de elote (Mexican corn cake)

Switch up your dinner party repertoire with these delicate cakes made from corn, butter and dark brown sugar. This recipe comes from Mexican restaurant Cavita in Marylebone.

A dark circular sponge on a grey plate topped with a scoop of ice cream

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