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Jul 02 2014
4 years ago
10:02 AM MST

Corn on the Cob: How to Shuck & Cook in Under 5 Minutes

Jul 02, 2014 @ 10:02 AM MST
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Love fresh corn but hate the prep work? Make preparing and cooking fresh summer corn on the cob a breeze with this easy and super fast trick of cooking/shucking that takes just a few minutes.

Directions for 2 cooked ears of corn:

(Inspired by Holm Family Cookbook)

Cut ends off of corn making sure to cut inside where the husk would be attached. Then place inside the microwave on top of a damp paper towel. Microwave for 3-4 minutes (cooking times will vary).

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Estimate on microwave times:

1 ear – 2 minutes
2 ears – 3 to 4 minutes
3 ears – 5 to 6 minutes
4 ears – 7 to 8 minutes

Easy 5 minute Corn on the Cob Hip2SaveThis method is so easy and works great! Sometimes, I buy fresh corn and it sits in the fridge because I’m too busy to make it, but there’s no excuse now! This is a great tip if you need a quick side dish at dinnertime. Do you have any kitchen tips for cooking corn that work for you?

Written by Lina for Hip2Save. Lina is a proud mom of 2 small kids who loves photography, all holidays, cooking, thrift store makeovers, bargain shopping, and DIY makeovers. Her goal is to create a beautiful life and stylish home on a dime! To see all of Lina’s recipes created just for Hip2Save, click here.

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