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This is the method I use to freeze summer's crop of corn on the cob, with this method you will have crispy corn kernels all year around --- I have stated 10 corn, you may of coarse make as many as you wish, but just boil as many as your pot will hold, if you are making a lot of corn you will have to do it in batches, to save time I shuck my corn the day or evening ahead and refrigerate --- you will need lots of ice for this so pick up a bag and also a large pot --- prep time does not include shucking the corn
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- 1Have all you cobs of corn shucked and silks removed before starting this.
- 2Pour ice into a large bowl then fill with very cold water; set aside on the counter near your stove.
- 3Fill a large pot of water a little over half full.
- 4Add in the sugar; bring to a full boil.
- 5Add in as many cobs of corn that will fit into the pot without over crowding.
- 6Bring the water up to a FULL boil again; cook the corn JUST until the cobs turn a darker yellow which will not take long (about 3 minutes) turning the cobs over in the water if necessary using long tongs to insure even cooking.
- 7Just when the corn takes on a darker shade of yellow, using long tongs immediately plunge into the bowl of ice water and allow to sit until completely cooled.
- 8Place the cobs onto a clean tea towel. to drain slightly.
- 9Dry the outside of each cob slightly with a clean tea towel.
- 10Wrap each cob individually in a piece of foil to prevent any freezer burn that might develop over the long freezing time.
- 11Place the foil-wrapped cobs in a large bag, then freeze.
- 12WHEN READY TO USE; remove as many cobs as you wish from the freezer place on the counter to thaw slightly (the corn does not have to be completely thawed).
- 13To heat the corn; place 1 cob into a microwave-safe plate and cook on high for 3-4 minutes or until completely heated through, turning the cob halfway through cooking time or for a more even heating place 1 cob of corn into a Glad Simply Cooking Microwave Steaming bag, seal and microwave for 3 minutes (I use the steaming bags to heat the corn).
- 14The corn is now ready to eat and enjoy!
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Nutritional Facts for Kittencal's Method for Freezing Corn on the Cob
Serving Size: 1 (129 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 10
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 132.2
- Calories from Fat 8
- Total Fat 0.9 g
- Saturated Fat 0.1 g
- Cholesterol 0.0 mg
- Sodium 6.2 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 31.8 g
- Dietary Fiber 3.5 g
- Sugars 7.2 g
- Protein 4.1 g