Microwave Corn on the Cob
Learn how quick and easy it is to steam corn on the cob in the microwave. You'll get a delicious corn on the cob, with a husk that falls right off, after just a few minutes in the microwave. Find tips like these and more on Food Network.
What You'll Need to Microwave Corn on the Cob
If you steam corn in a microwave, it will slide out well-cooked and completely clean of husk and silk.
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Set the Microwave
We found that three minutes struck the perfect balance of just-cooked kernels and an easy-to-husk ear.
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3-4 Minutes' Cook Time
Use a Serrated Knife
Use a serrated knife for a secure grip to cut off the tip of the corn.
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Cut Off the Top Half Inch
You can cut the tip of the corn off either before or after you microwave it; it's easier to do before, because it's pretty hot out of the microwave, but if you do it after, you don't lose that half inch of corn.
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