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Roasted corn, topped with chopped parsley, on a wooden plate.
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Oven Roasted Corn

If you don’t have a grill, it doesn’t mean that you cannot enjoy delicious Summer meals, like Oven Roasted Corn on the Cob.  You can easily cook it in your kitchen and have the same juicy and buttery flavor!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Dinner, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6 Corns on the Cob
Calories: 34kcal


  • 6 ears corn husked
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter melted
  • Salt, pepper to taste


  • Preheat the oven to 400°F.
  • First, we need to husk the corn and remove the silk.
  • Brush each ear with melted butter from all sides and seasonwith salt and pepper.
  • Wrap each corn with foil and bake them at 400°F forabout 35-40 minutes, depending on the size. Unwrap and serve!


How to pick fresh corn?
Here are a few tricks to remember when you choose your corn.
  • Look for green, tight husks that are not dried out. Their ends should have some brown silk poking out.
  • Squeeze the husk from the bottom up, you should feel solid and firm kernels under it.
How to clean corn?
You can clean it in 3 simple steps:
  • Pull the husk all the way down and rip it off from the cob.
  • Remove the silk.
  • Rinse and pat dry.
How to get a char like on the grill?
After the corn is cooked, remove it from the foil and transfer to a baking sheet. Put them under the broiler for a few minutes, until you get the desired char.
How to store?
The fresh corn is best eaten withing the first 3 days after buying it. Keep it in a loosely wrapped plastic bag in the refrigerator. If you are not planning to eat it any time soon, you can easily freeze it.
After you cook it, you can refrigerate it for a couple of days.


Serving: 1corn on the cob | Calories: 34kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 10mg | Sodium: 1mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 117IU