Corn on the Cob - Boiled

Total Time
Prep 1 min
Cook 10 mins

We have been given some fresh corn by friends, since it was so fresh I didn't want any of the corn flavour to be removed so I boiled the corn. This dish is simple yet quick could be used as a side dish or plate filler.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large pot, enough to hold the corn, fill it with water to cover the corn (the corn should float).
  2. On a medium heat allow the pot of water to boil. Once the water is boiled, add in the corn into the pot and cover. Cook for 10-15 minutes depending on how soft you want your corn.
  3. Drain water and remove corn on the cob. Be careful as cob will be extremely hot.
  4. Top the corn with preferred seasons, herbs and spices. I prefer salt, pepper and butter.
  5. Enjoy.


Most Helpful

This is the way I grew up eating corn on the cob and I can't remember the last time I boiled it! This really brought back delicious memories. The corn was topped with butter, salt and freshly ground black pepper. Made for Aussie Swap.

PaulaG November 14, 2011

It was THEE BEST corn on the cob I ever had, and I made it!! I used half and half instead of heavy cream! Get ready and put on your sunglasses, and whomever else that will be joining you, because the juice will definitely be scurting! LOL!

Wife2uRick September 08, 2011

I don't remember the last time I boiled corn. . .and BOY is it WAY better than my usual microwave style!!!! I boiled mine for about 10 minutes and it was fabulous!!! Thanks for reminding me to use the stovetop :) Made for AUS/NZ Swap Sept 2010, Team Beetroot.

JanuaryBride September 13, 2010

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