Cajun Butter Corn

Cajun butter corn has a delicious, unique flavor that combines cajun spices with the sweetness of honey and the tanginess of lemon. The spice in the cajun seasoning gives it a nice kick, while the sweet honey and tangy lemon create a perfect blend of flavors! It’s a spicy-sweet twist of regular corn that will be a hit at your next family gathering!

Why everyone loves this Cajun Butter Corn Recipe

  1. It’s flavorful: The spicy cajun seasoning, sweet honey, and tangy lemon create a perfect blend of flavors that will melt in your mouth.
  1. It’s Versatile: I love this recipe because you can make it your own. If you don’t have a certain spice, swap it out. If you don’t have lemons, use limes! Do whatever you like!
  2. It’s perfect for crowds: This dish is a great choice for gatherings and cookouts, as it adds a twist to traditional corn on the cob. Even the pickiest eaters would love this!

Ingredients You’ll Need (Full Recipe Below)

-Corn on the Cob
-Unsalted Butter

What do I serve Cajun Butter Corn with?

If youre having a family BBQ, serve it with my Shrimp Burgers, Tacos Al Pastor, Mango Ceviche

Let’s make it together, with @themoodyfoody

FAQ for Cajun Butter Corn

Q: Can I use frozen corn instead of fresh corn?

A: Yes, you can use frozen corn instead of fresh corn on the cob. Just ensure the frozen corn is thawed and patted dry before using it.

Q: How can I make the corn less spicy for my kids?

A: To make it less spicy, reduce the amount of Cajun seasoning used or opt for a milder Cajun seasoning blend.

Q: Can I prepare Cajun butter corn ahead of time for a party?

A: Yes, you can prepare the Cajun butter corn ahead of time by slathering the corn with the butter and spices mixture and wrapping it, just toss it individually in foil. When read on the grill or in the oven heat through.

Q: Can I use lime instead of lemon?

A: Yes, you can use lime instead of lemon if you prefer or if you have limes on hand.

Q: How do I store leftover Cajun butter corn?

A: Store any leftover Cajun butter corn in an airtight container in the refrigerator. When ready to enjoy, you can reheat it in the microwave or on the grill.

Cajun Butter Corn

Cajun Butter Corn

Delicious, easy, cajun butter corn
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Course Appetizer, dinner
Cuisine American, BBQ, Grill
Servings 4


  • 4-6 ears whole corn
  • 2 sticks unsalted butter
  • ¼ cup honey
  • 1 tbsp old bay
  • 1 tbsp paprika
  • 1 tsp adobo
  • 1 tsp lemon pepper season
  • juice of half of lemon
  • 1 tbsps cilantro


  • Start by removing the husks from the corn heads and rinsing off the corn silks.
  • Place your corn on the grill, careful not to burn the husks.
  • In a cast iron skillet, melt down your butter, add your seasonings and your lemon and honey.
  • Once your corn heads are cooked and grilled on both sides, begin lathering with the cajun butter sauce. Serve hot.
Keyword cajun, buttery cornbread, butter cornbread, Cajun Soup, corn, cajunbuttercorn

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  1. Stuart Smith July 1, 2024 at 8:38 pm

    I saw your corn recipe and I’m going to try it. Thank you.

  2. Dennis L July 2, 2024 at 12:42 pm

    I have to try this recipe, look delicious. I’m just curious as to which lemon pepper seasoning brand did you use. Done tester better then others.