Best Roasted Corn on the Cob Recipes

Roasted Corn on the Cob Shopping Tips

Look for vegetables that are firm and bright in color – avoid those that are wilted or have wrinkled skins, which are signs of age.

Roasted Corn on the Cob Cooking Tips

Different vegetables have different cooking times – cook each type separately and then combine.

Simple Oven Roasted Corn on the Cob

My southern taste buds always do a little merry dance when sweet corn is in season. Thanks to Costco it seems like sweet corn season is nearly year round!

Who can pass up an enormous platter of buttery roasted corn on the cob? Not this gal! Roasted corn is so much better than boiling.

Roasting ears of corn on the grill are fabulous but sometimes the grill is not the best place to be, like windy rainy days!.

One benefit of grilling corn on the cob is keeping the husk on. I am always surprised how easy it is to remove the husk, butter it up and enjoy. But folks, weather can really hamper your grilling time. Learning to roast corn in the oven is a must-have recipe in any busy mom’s toolbox.

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The pre-packaged corn comes at Costco comes husk-free. I just remove the corn silk, rinse and pat dry with clean paper towels.

It is so easy, and if by any chance you have leftovers, you can slice it off the ears and add it to salads, soups, chilis, and salsa!

Corn has no limits! Add a cup full to your cornbread batter with a finely diced seeded jalapeno and make some tasty cornbread for a steaming bowl of spicy turkey chili. (Yes, we have a recipe ready for you!)

Homemade roasted corn on the cob

Do you love to have roasted corn on the cob? Did you ever try homemade roasted corn on the cob?

This is July and the rainy season has already started. Most people love that roasted or baked corn on the cob during this period. Many street food vendors usually sell such roasted corn during the rainy season. They lemon juice and some spices to make this truly delicious. Nothing can be better than spending leisure with a cup of tea & roasted corn during these days.

Small bites on corn on the cob and walking down the wet road when it is drizzling. This is like heavenly feeling. Though there are some variations in roasting & spices from seller to seller or places to places.

In Mumbai and some other western parts of the country, most people prefer boiled corn rather than directly roasted without boiling. In Mumbai, places like Bandra Bandstand, Carter road you may find a lot of roasted corn on the cob sellers but mostly those corns are boiled, that is why those are so soft and delicious. They usually add more spices, particularly chillies more than any other places across the country. Walking through the beach and enjoying roasted corn on the cob is always an awesome experience.

But in Northern Indian states or eastern Indian states, it is rarely boiled before roasting. I have even tried such corn at Keshavpuram, Rohini & Narela in Delhi. But in Delhi, it rains very rarely so you will get hardly a chance to enjoy corn during rain.

In Kolkata, nobody uses butter or oil to roast corn on the cob. So here in Kolkata, probably very few people actually tried corn roasted in butter. Did you?

Oven-Roasted Corn on the Cob with Garlic Butter

When it is inconvenient to grill your corn on the cob, try buttery, oven-roasted corn on the cob with garlic butter instead!


  • ¼ cups Unsalted Butter, Softened
  • 1 clove Garlic, Minced
  • ¼ teaspoons Salt
  • ⅛ teaspoons Black Ground Pepper
  • 4 ears Corn, Shucked


In a small bowl, cream together butter, garlic, salt and pepper. Spread the butter mixture over each corn. Wrap each corn in aluminum foil and place on a baking sheet.

Roast for 40 minutes, turning halfway. Take out the corn and open the foil on top to expose the corn. Turn the oven to broil and place corn back in. Broil on high for 2–3 minutes.

Serve with a piece of butter on top. Sprinkle more salt and pepper as desired.

This recipe calls for the corn cobs to be fully shucked. Follow these directions to completely shuck the corn easily.

  1. Remove the corn husks layer by layer and pull them off at the ends.
  2. Twist the corn in your hands to help remove the silk. You can also use this corn de-silker to help.
  3. Use a knife or your hands to cut/break off the bottom of the corn to help it fit into the air fryer.

How to season it!

And that’s it! No, you can season your corn as desired. We are partial to butter, kosher salt, and a bunch of fresh ground pepper. Or, if you want to get fancy, we have a few options.

  • Paprika or smoked paprika.
  • Parmesan cheese and herbs.
  • Old Bay. Use purchased or homemade.
  • Mexican street corn (elote). Our favorite! Try Mexican street corn with a creamy, spiced sauce, sprinkle of cheese, lime and cilantro.
  • Ranch. Try this ranch seasoning on corn: it’s surprisingly good!
  • Greek seasoning.Greek seasoning features basil, oregano, and garlic powder: it’s perfect sprinkled on a cob.

Oven baked corn on the cob drizzled with a delicious honey butter! One of my all time favorite corn on the cob recipes!

I love corn on the cob, but if you were around me during the summer you’d know that. I swear I had grilled corn everyday! ( LOL!). Well summer is over, so now it’s time to play around with my other corn on the cob recipes. When it comes to cooking corn on the cob, there are so many ways. Once of my favorites would have to be oven baked corn on the cob! I like to use fresh corn on the cob, when I make this corn in the oven, but frozen corn on the cob works as well!

So for my oven baked corn on the cob recipe, I start off with fresh ears of corn. I remove the husk & corn silk, then I rinse the corn thoroughly.

Once the corn is prepared how I like it, I simply toss the corn on the cob into my bake dish or roaster – FYI there is no boiling corn, nor do you have to microwave corn on the cob prior to baking!

Next I make a easy honey butter. The butter is melted, then drizzled all over the corn on the cobs. The corn is covered then roasted in the oven, uncovered… Side note: this is the best damn oven roasted corn recipe y’all!

I plan on uploading more corn on the cob & other corn recipes. Let me know if there are any in particular that you’d like to see.

How To Cook Corn On The Cob In The Oven

It&rsquos so easy, I can&rsquot believe we never cooked corn on the cob this way before. No more huge pots of boiling water, no more messy shucking!

This oven roasted corn on the cob recipe is a dream come true for corn lovers. I can&rsquot even call this a recipe, it&rsquos more of a method.

Peel off the outer layers of the corn husks, just the &ldquodirty&rdquo ones. Rinse the corn off and pat dry with paper towels. Now get them on a sheet pan, as many as will fit! You actually don&rsquot even have to use a sheet pan, the corn can go right on your baking rack.

I just find that it&rsquos easer to get the corn in and out of the oven if it&rsquos on a baking sheet, so that&rsquos the way we usually do it. Unless you&rsquore cooking corn on the cob for a large amount of people, then you might want to pile in your oven right on the racks.

Get the corn in the oven and&hellipthat&rsquos all. Yep, that&rsquos all.

Just wait about 40 minutes and your oven roasted corn on the cob will be perfect. How easy is that.

Once the corn comes out of the oven the husks and the silk will fall off super easily. The corn basically steams in the husks so it takes away all the stickiness of the silk strands.

How to Make Corn on the Cob without a Grill

There are all kinds of ways to make corn on the cob without using your grill or barbecue.

  1. You can boil the corn on the stove.
  2. You can roast it in the oven.
  3. You could even cook it in the microwave.

But secret in getting those perfect burnt marks, is oven-roasting mixed with a little magic in the broiler (the broil setting on your oven). Yup, it's that easy!

Boiling Corn on The Cob (One Pot)

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Boiling corn on the cob in butter and milk is quick, easy and the best! Learn how to cook corn on the cob in one pot with simple ingredients and 30 minutes on stovetop.

My family loves corn and and boiling corn on the cob is our absolute favorite way to enjoy it! This side is just as good as some of our sides like One Pan Quick Oven Roasted Tomatoes or these One Pot Creamy Mashed Potatoes.