Corn on the Cob – We all have our preferences when it comes to eating corn. Some like it grilled and some like it boiled. I enjoy eating corn and when you know the basic method of cooking corn on the cob you can get creative be it grilled, boiled, or baked!
How To Cook Corn On The Cob?
To enjoy a good corn on the cob, start with fresh corns. I’m not saying that you can’t use frozen but the flavor and texture of fresh corn are more flavorful.
It’s hard to determine for some when the corn is perfectly cooked and the most asked question remains “how long to boil corn on the cob?”
To cook the corn but maintain a slight crunch, bring water to a boil then add the corns, salt, butter, and cook for 5 minutes, that will give you a delicious corn.
Quality ingredients give the best result
In today’s recipe though, I won’t add salt nor butter while the corn is boiling because I will brush the corn with butter and spice mix after it’s cooked. If you’re looking for softer corn texture then boil it for 8 minutes.
Now, let’s talk about the other ingredients used to make corn on the cob a mind-blowing appetizer. Butter, use unsalted butter to have more control over how much salt is used.
I chose paprika and black pepper to season with, since both spices have an earthy aroma and taste. Onion powder is added just to give this recipe a kick!
Let’s make the best corn on the cob.
My family and I love this recipe because it has two amazing and delicious stars, the corn and the butter. Follow this recipe to get a perfect corn on the cob.
Do not forget to add corn on the cob to your dinner table few times in a week and on special occasions. This dish is loved by many and it will complement your dinner. It goes well with meat, vegetables, and even soups.
I hope you give this recipe a try, and when you do, let me know how you liked it in the comment box below!
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Corn on the cob recipe.
- 3 washed whole corns (I’ve cut them into halves)
- 2 tablespoon butter
- ½ teaspoon paprika
- ¼ teaspoon black pepper
- ¼ teaspoon onion powder
- Salt to taste
- Water to boil the corn
- Fill a medium pan with water and let it come to a boil. Add the corn to the boiling water. Let it come to a boil again. Cook for five minutes and remove from pan.
- Mix the butter, black pepper, onion powder, paprika, and salt. Brush the hot corns with this mixture and serve.
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