Kathys Boiled Corn on the Cob

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 12 mins

My sister Kathy makes the best corn on the cob- sweet and tender. This is her recipe.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place corn into large dutch oven.
  2. Cover with unsalted cold water.
  3. Add 1 tablespoon of lemon juice and sugar to each gallon of water used.
  4. Heat to boiling uncovered, boil 2 minutes.
  5. Turn off heat. Let stand in water 10 minutes.
  6. Drain well.
  7. Add salt and butter.
Most Helpful

5 5

So simple and good. Thanks for sharing. Made for Best of 2012 Tag.

5 5

I love corn on the cob, and this turned out very well. Made for Fall Pac 2012. Thank you!

5 5

This is an excellent corn on the cob recipe, sweet and tender just as advertised! Reviewed for Bargain Basement cooking tag game..