Boiled-in-the-Husk Corn on the Cob

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This boiled corn on the cob is just as tasty as it is easy! Cooking corn in the husk keeps in the delicious sweet flavor, making for the perfect boiled corn (Bonus: boiling corn on the cob in the husk makes for gorgeous presentation!) Serve with aleppo and cayenne pepper flavored butter for extra flavor.

Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
Servings:
6

Ingredients

  • 1 recipe Flavored butter

  • 6 ears fresh corn in the husk

Directions

  1. Prepare Flavored Butter; set aside. Leaving husks intact, peel from tip of cob to base. Remove and discard any damaged or discolored outer husks. Thoroughly remove all silks from each ear of corn (a nubby kitchen towel rubbed briskly between rows of kernels makes easy work of this, Scott says). Rewrap husks around cobs, then tie ends with strips of husks or 100-percent-cotton kitchen string.

  2. In large kettle, bring 6 quarts water to boiling and add 3 Tbsp. kosher salt. Add corn. Cook corn 10 minutes. Using tongs, remove corn from water; drain briefly. Serve corn with Flavored Butter. Makes 6 servings.

Flavored Butter

  1. In small bowl stir together 6 tablespoons softened butter, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 2 teaspoons crushed Aleppo pepper, and 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper. Cover and let stand at room temperature 3 hours for flavors to meld; or refrigerate up to 24 hours, then bring to room temperature before serving. *you can use Maldon sea salt, which is available at specialty food and grocery stores, or online at kingarthurflour.com.**1/2 tsp cayenne pepper can be substituted for Aleppo pepper.

    Boiled-in-the-Husk Corn on the Cob
    Andy Lyons

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

182 Calories
13g Fat
17g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 182
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 13g 17%
Saturated Fat 8g 40%
Cholesterol 31mg 10%
Sodium 298mg 13%
Total Carbohydrate 17g 6%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 6.1mg 31%
Calcium 5mg 0%
Potassium 247mg 5%
Folate, total 38.3mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.1mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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