Home > Food > Recipes > Corn on the Cob

Sign up for free newsletters packed with parenting advice, family activities, recipes, and more.

Register here or current subscribers, enter email address below:

Corn on the Cob

|

An herb and garlic butter makes a flavorful coating for this popular vegetable

Prep Time: 10M

Cooking Time: 15M

Serves: makes 8 servings

Ingredients:

  • 8 ears of corn
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper

For the herb butter

  • 5 tbsp butter, softened
  • 2 tsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 garlic clove, finely chopped
  • 1 shallot, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp finely chopped chives
  • 1 tbsp chopped parsley
  • 1 tbsp chopped basil
  • 1 tbsp chopped mint
Corn on the Cob photo

Save Recipe

Add to shopping list

Please sign in to save recipes or create shopping lists.

Sign In

Not registered? Join now!

Directions:

  1. To make the herb butter, mix all of the ingredients together with a rubber spatula until combined. Transfer the butter to a sheet of waxed paper. Wrap the waxed paper around the butter and shape it into a roll, twisting the ends of the paper to seal. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour to firm the butter.
  2. Bring a large pan of unsalted water to a boil. Discard the husks and the silky threads from the corn. Add the corn to the boiling water and cover the pan.
  3. Once the water has returned to a boil, turn off the heat and cover the pan. Let the corn stand for 5 minutes.
  4. Carefully remove the corn from the water with kitchen tongs and place on a serving platter. Cut the chilled butter into 8 rounds. Serve the corn with the herb butter.

excerpted from:

Excerpted from The Illustrated Kitchen Bible.
Copyright © 2008 Dorling Kindersley Limited.
Buy this book now!

Sign-Up Now!

Sign up to save recipes or create shopping lists online.

Already registered? Login here

register now

Advertisement


Cooking Tips

 

More Videos: