Oven Roasted Corn

Oven Roasted Corn

I am so glad that fresh corn is finally in season. My daughters love them so much that they keep asking for it since spring. I used to prepare them boiled in water or on grill. Never tried roasting them in the oven with their husks on. When I discovered that this is possible I simply had to give it a try.


Oven roasted corn is so much better than the boiled one. The flavor is much more enhanced and you don't risk to burn yourself while trying to get them out of the water.


And is just so easy. You don't have to bother taking the husks off, all the mess is avoided this way. Just put them in the oven and let it do it's job. After 30-40 minutes you just got the perfect corns ever. The husks create steam and so the corn is cooked entirely, not soggy ... not dry .. just PERFECT. From now on, for me there is no other way to cook corn.


You can serve it as it is with just a bit of salt and butter, or with various toppings.
In either way they are just amazing, and I am sure you will love them too.


I am curious about you, what's your favorite topping for your corn? Amaze me :)

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  • Makes about 8 servings
  • 8 fresh ears of corn in husks
  • 1/4 tsp chili powder, optional
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 cup grated cheese
  • 2 tbsp freshly chopped parsley
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. In a small bowl combine salt, with chili powder, pepper and garlic powder.
  3. Place corn in its husks directly on the oven rack. Roast until tender for about 30-40 minutes.
  4. Remove the husks. Brush each corn with butter.
  5. Add salt mixture, cheese and parsley. 
  6. Serve immediately.
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Nutrition facts 1 Serving - Calories:139, Fat:8.6g, Saturated Fat:5.2g, Carbohydrates:14.5g, Sugar:2.4g, Fiber:1.8g, Protein:3.8g, Cholesterol:23mg, Calories from Fat 77, Sodium 106mg, Potassium 187mg, Vitamin A 7%, Vitamin C 9%, Calcium 5%, Iron 11%, Nutrition Grade B-, Daily percent values are based on a 2000 calorie diet
On July 03, 2014 at 06:20 am, Maureen said...
You don't need to soak the cobs first? Cool! sounds really easy.
On July 04, 2014 at 04:34 pm, Kayle (The Cooking Actress) said...
I NEED to do this! brilliant!
On July 05, 2014 at 11:56 am, Liz said...
Bill likes plain old butter on his corn, but some cheese and spices sounds lovely to me!!
On May 25, 2015 at 08:20 pm, J. Withington said...
What kind of cheese did you use?

Any type of cheese you love best.. Cheddar works ok.. Parmesan..Mozzarella etc.. I've used what I have in house back then.. a buffalo and cow semi hard cheese 

On December 07, 2019 at 03:15 am, marie said...
this looks yummy. goona give it a try for sure :)

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