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Perfect Corn on the Cob Recipe

This no boil cooking method makes the perfect corn on the cob every time.

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword How to Cook Corn on the Cob
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 77 kcal
Author Melissa


  • 6 ears corn husks, silks and stems removed
  • butter for serving
  • kosher salt for serving


  1. Fill a 6 quart dutch oven or pot 3/4 full with hot water, this will help it come to a boil faster, cover and bring to a boil over high heat.

  2. Remove lid, turn off the burner and carefully place between 6 and 8 ears of corn, depending on their size, in the hot water. Replace lid and let set in hot water for 10 minutes. Remove corn and serve with butter and coarse kosher salt.

Nutrition Facts
Perfect Corn on the Cob Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 77 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 14mg1%
Potassium 243mg7%
Carbohydrates 17g6%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 170IU3%
Vitamin C 6.1mg7%
Calcium 2mg0%
Iron 0.5mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.