Kittencal's Tender Microwave Corn (With Husks On)

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“Leaving the husks on while microwaving ensures a very tender steamed corn, you might not even want butter or salt after tasting this corn! --- don't worry the silks will fall right off after cooking! For each ear increase microwaving time 3 minutes. Cooking time is for 1 ear of corn :)”

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 ear of corn (do not remove the husks)
  • 2 damp paper towels (use a double paper towel)
  • butter
  • salt


  1. Cut off the floppy silks on top of the husks (do not remove the husk).
  2. Wet both papers towels and squeeze out the water then wrap each husk well with double layer of damp paper towels.
  3. Place the corn/s around the outside of the turntable.
  4. Microwave for 1-1/2 minutes on HIGH, turn the corn onto it's otherside and continue to cook for another 1-1/2 minutes (feel the ear to be sure they are very hot).
  5. Using a towel carefully remove from microwave and let sit for 5 minutes before removing the husks and silks, the silks will slide off like magic (BE CAREFUL these are very hot!).
  6. Serve with butter and salt.

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