Microwave Corn on the Cob

Microwave Corn on the Cob

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"This is a no-nonsense recipe for corn on the cob. Perfect for when you run out of stove or grill space. I freeze the corn on the cob in plastic bags, and remove a single ear of frozen corn in the cold winter months to have the sweet taste of summer corn throughout the year!"
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Ingredients

5 m servings 123 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 123 kcal
  • 6%
  • Fat:
  • 1.7 g
  • 3%
  • Carbs:
  • 27.2g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 4.6 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 21 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Wet a paper towel, and wring out. Wrap the ear of corn in the moist towel, and place on a dinner plate. Cook in the microwave for 5 minutes. Carefully remove paper towel, and enjoy!

Footnotes

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  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

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Most helpful positive review

Mmmm...baby! Instead of wet paper towels just leave that sexy thang in da husk an cook it for 3 minutes. But WATCH OUT BABY! that thang is gon' be HOT!! Don' won' ya ta burn dem little tootsies....

Most helpful critical review

Since microwave ovens vary in wattage, the directed cooking time is not necessarily accurate. Saving a few minutes by not having to put a kettle of water on the stove was not worth the guesswor...

Mmmm...baby! Instead of wet paper towels just leave that sexy thang in da husk an cook it for 3 minutes. But WATCH OUT BABY! that thang is gon' be HOT!! Don' won' ya ta burn dem little tootsies....

This is a fantastic, easy way to enjoy corn on the cob. I generally microwave 2 minutes, on high, per cob. It is fast, simple, and tastes the same as boiled corn. Be sure to wrap in the damp ...

We've always boiled our corn on the cob, however after reading other reviewers comments here, I convinced my wife to let me microwave them this time. She was sceptical at first, but we both agre...

You can also do this by husking the corn, putting it into a pyrex dish with a tablespoon of water, and covering the dish with plastic wrap, leaving a corner open for steam to escape. Two ears of...

Microwaving is our favorite method now. Learned this at Weight Watchers about 5 years ago and unless I need to feed a crowd or want to make Frogmore Stew, we never boil it anymore. Leave the c...

This recipe is terrific. I was looking for an easy-cleanup way to cook corn-on-the-cob, and this is it. I tried it twice, both times with 3 ears of corn at the same tiem. Ten minutes was too lo...

I wrap a dry towel around ear of corn and then wet. It's easier then trying to get a limp wet towel around ear.

This couldn't have been any easier, not to mention great tasting! After nuking it in the microwave, I removed the paper towels, buttered the corn and then nuked it in the microwave for a minute...

Works like a charm! I can't even tell the difference between this and boiled corn. Since I normally only cook for myself and sometimes one or two other people, this makes more sense than boiling...