Uncle Bill's Corn on the Cob - Microwave

READY IN: 6mins
SERVES: 1
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    ear of corn
  • plastic wrap, enough to wrap the cob completely
  • 1
    tablespoon butter
  • sprinkling salt
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DIRECTIONS

  • Remove husk and all corn hair and discard.
  • Wrap each corn on the cob in (microwave suitable) plastic wrap to seal completely.
  • Microwave on HIGH (full power) for 2 1/2 minutes.
  • Turn corn over 1/2 turn and continue to microwave on HIGH (full power) for another 1 1/2 minutes.
  • Remove from microwave and let rest for about 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Using a sharp knife, slice the plastic wrap, being very careful when you remove the wrap because of the steam.
  • Serve with butter and sprinkle with salt if desired.
  • If you are microwaving 2 corn on the cob at the same time, Microwave on HIGH (full power) for 3 minutes. Then turn the corn over 1/2 turn and continue to Microwave on HIGH (full power) for another 2 1/2 minutes, then let rest for 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Yellow corn is also very good if it is nice and young and not old kernels unless you prefer old corn.
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