Microwave Corn on the Cob

  • author  Eliza
  • Updated June 16th, 2019

The easiest recipe you will find to cook corn on the cob. Corn steams perfectly in the microwave if you leave it in the husk.

Corn on the Cob
Microwave corn on the cob.
Corn on the Cob

Microwave Corn Cob

How to cook corn in a microwave. 
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Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 1 minute
Cook Time: 2 minutes
Total Time: 3 minutes
Servings: 1 person
Calories: 77kcal


  • 1 corn cob


  • Place corn cob in microwave leaves and all. Cook for 90 seconds. 
  • Remove from microwave and carefully remove the leaves (they will be very hot). 
  • Yes it really is that simple!


Calories: 77kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 1g | Sodium: 13mg | Potassium: 243mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 3.4% | Vitamin C: 7.4% | Iron: 2.6%