Learn How To Microwave Corn On The Cob Step By Step With Photos!

Microwave Corn On The Cob

Microwave Corn on the Cob is quick, easy and delicious. Corn is one of the few things that actually works better in the microwave! There are a few different ways of cooking corn on the cob in the microwave, but I am going to show you the easiest and fastest one. Follow along as I cook corn on the cob in the microwave!

Cleaned Corn on the cob

First things first. You can clean up your ears if you like. I cut the silk at the end so it's not quite so messy.

Soaking is a must for microwaved corn on the cob! Find a container large enough to contain your cobbed corn and fill it with water.

Soaking corn on the cob for the microwave

Submerge the corn completely. They will float so you may have to weigh them down with something.

Your corn on the cob should soak for at least half an hour prior to microwaving.

Draining the Corn On the Cob
Once you're happy with the amount of time they have been soaking, remove the corn from the water and pour out the excess. Pardon the dark picture.
Unshucked corn on the cobb
Place the corn on a microwave safe plate...
Stick it in the Microwave!
and place into the microwave.
Eight minutes for two ears of corn

The cooking time will vary from microwave to microwave. In my microwave it takes 7 minutes for one ear of corn and 8 minutes for two. I haven't tried more than that.

If your microwave does not have an automatic turntable, turn the plate half way through cooking.

Cooked corn on the cob


When you have finished bombarding your corn on the cob with radiation remove it from the microwave.

Careful, they will be very hot!

Shucking microwaved corn on the cob
Either let the corn sit for 10-15 minutes to cool before shucking or shuck in the sink under cool running water. The silk should come right off no problem.
Butter the corn on the cob

Let's play dress up! How do you like your corn on the cob?

I like butter, salt and pepper!

Lots of butter... mmmmm

I use stick-butter and roll my corn on the cob around on top of it to thoroughly coat it with buttery goodness.



Spiced and ready to eat!
And here you have it! Delicious Microwaved corn on the cob ready faster than any other cooking method and just as delicious!

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