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Corn on the Cob in the Microwave

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"Summer time and corn is in season. Sometimes it is too hot bring a pot of water to a boil. Short on time? This is when the microwave comes into play."
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13 m servings 77
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. Wrap each ear of corn in a damp paper towel. Place corn in a storage bag; do not seal the bag.
  2. Place in the microwave oven and cook on high for 4 minutes. Flip the bag over and cook on high an additional 4 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 77 calories; 1.1 17.1 2.9 0 14 Full nutrition

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Its even easier if you rinse the shucked corn, leave a bit of moisture on the corn, place the ears in a baking dish (lasagna pyrex is perfect), cover with plastic wrap and microwave on high for ...

Don’t need the plastic bag! Just wrap the corn like a pig in a blanket, in wet cold water paper towels, put them on a paper plate and if you have a setting on you microwave as I do for fresh v...

Worked out great! Quite a bit faster than in the oven.