How To Cook Frozen Corn on the Cob

Do you have corn on the cob sitting in your freezer and want to cook it quickly? Read on for tips about how to cook frozen corn on the cob quickly, easily and with no fuss!

Corn is one of the all-time favorite side dishes in the summer. Purchase in bulk and freeze it for later. Cooking a few ears straight from the freezer and having it ready to eat within minutes is such an easy way to enjoy it.


Frozen ears of corn – Remove husks and silks before freezing and store in a freezer bag or airtight container, wrapping each individual ear of corn in aluminum foil first to avoid freezer burn.

TOPPINGS FOR CORN ON THE COB – Parmesan cheese – Seasoned salt – Garlic or garlic butter – Mayonnaise – Cayenne pepper – Chili powder – Fresh salsa – Fresh lime juice – Lemon or lime zest – Fresh Chives or basil  – Herbed or flavored butter – Bacon crumbles – Soy sauce – Sour cream – Goat cheese or Cotija

Fill a large pot of water so there is enough water to fill half the pot. Bring the water to a rolling boil over medium high heat on the stove top.



Carefully place corn into the boiling water. Cover and return to a boil. Remove cover and boil for 5 minutes, or until a corn kernel (when poked with a sharp knife) bursts.

Remove from heat and transfer to a cutting board. Pat dry using a paper towel and stack on a serving plate.


Spread 1 pat of butter over each cob or your favorite toppings and serve!


Use tongs to lower the corn into the boiling water to avoid splashing and burning yourself. Also use tongs when removing the hot corn from the pot.

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