Here’s how to make oven roasted corn on the cob with the husks. It won’t get charred like it does on the grill and it is super easy to make.
There are times when the best option is to make oven roasted corn on the cob. It could be that a grill isn’t available or it is full of other foods. Or maybe you don’t have a pot big enough for boiling corn on the cob.
No matter the reason, making oven roasted corn on the cob in husk is a great option and less work because all you have to do is put the corn in a hot oven.
What You’ll Find In This Post
- Recipe For Oven Roasted Corn On The Cob With The Husks
- Oven Roasted Corn On The Cob With The Husks FAQs
- Other Ways To Make It
- Recipes for Leftover Oven Roasted Corn On The Cob With The Husks
Recipe For Oven Roasted Corn On The Cob With The Husks
Wondering how long to cook corn on the cob in the oven? In this post, we will cover that and share additional tips and tricks for making the perfect corn on the cob!
Step One: Place on Rack
Place the corn on the cob on the rack in a preheated oven at 400°F for 30 minutes.
Step Two: Remove with Tongs
Remove the fully cooked corn on the cob with tongs or oven mitts.
Step Three: Shuck the Corn
Allow the roasted corn cobs to cool enough to peel.
With this corn on the cob oven recipe, the husks and the silks come off easily! You can peel it before serving or allow everyone to peel their own corn.
Step Four: Butter and Salt
Enjoy the perfect corn on the cob with butter and salt!
Oven Roasted Corn On The Cob With The Husks FAQs
Since corn on the cob can be eaten raw, don’t stress about the exact cooking time. Once the corn is hot and tender, it is ready. If you want to test it, pierce it with a fork to see if it is tender.
No, they don’t need to be. The silks will come off easily after cooking. If you prefer, you can peel back the husks, remove the silks and then wrap the husks back around the corn before baking.
Yes! Here’s how to grill corn on the cob with the husks.
Other Ways To Make It
Garlic Butter Corn
You can add garlic butter when you roast corn on the cob in the oven for a delicious variation! The flavor soaks into the corn while roasting.
- Mix together five tablespoons of softened butter and 1/2 teaspoon of garlic powder (or one clove of minced garlic).
- Peel back the husks without removing them and clean off the silks. Spread one tablespoon of the garlic butter over each corn cob. Put the husks back over the corn.
- Then, roast the corn in the oven as directed in the recipe but place a pan under the corn to keep the butter from spilling out.
Spicy Corn On the Cob
Another option is to make spicy corn on the cob in the oven! This is a great way to flavor corn for making Mexican street corn.
- Combine five tablespoons of softened butter, 1/2 teaspoon of chili powder, 1/2 teaspoon of paprika, 1/2 teaspoon of garlic powder, and 1/4 teaspoon of cayenne pepper.
- Peel back the husks but don’t remove them. Clean off the silks and spread the seasoned butter over the corn cobs. Then, replace the husks.
- Follow the recipe as directed to roast the corn but place a pan under the corn to keep the butter from getting in the oven.
Honey Corn On the Cob
On the complete opposite side of things, you can make sweet, honey corn on the cob!
- Put five tablespoons of softened butter and two tablespoons of honey into a small bowl and stir until combined.
- Pull back the husks without removing them and discard the silks. Spread the honey butter over the corn and then replace the husks.
- Then, follow our roasted corn recipe but place a pan under the corn to prevent the honey butter from leaking out.
Recipes for Leftover Oven Roasted Corn On The Cob With The Husks
It always seems like we have leftover corn on the cob, and there are so many delicious ways it can be used. Cut the corn off of the cob (cooked or uncooked). Store leftover corn in the freezer in an airtight container, or use it in one of these recipes:
- Cheesy Corn Nuggets are a tasty deep-fried appetizer!
- Fried Corn with crispy bacon bits is the perfect side dish.
- Slow Cooker White Chicken Chili is a warm and comforting meal!
- Corn Dip can be scooped up with Fritos and served hot or cold.
- Tater Tot Chicken Pot Pie is filled with tender chicken and veggies!
More Ways To Make Perfect Corn On the Cob
There are so many different ways to make the perfect corn! Here are some of our favorite cooking methods besides cooking corn on the cob in the oven.
- Boiled corn on the cob is the classic method we grew up eating!
- Slow cooker corn on the cob is an easy way to cook corn and keep it warm.
- Make air fryer corn on the cob for tender, toasted kernels.
- Instant pot corn on the cob cooks in only a couple of minutes!
- Grilled corn has a smoky flavor and grill marks.
Oven Roasted Corn On The Cob With The Husks
- 4 ears corn on the cob
- 4 teaspoon butter
- 1/8 teaspoon salt
- Preheat oven to 400˚F.
- Place the corn on the cob on the rack in a preheated oven and roast it for 25-30 minutes until hot and tender.
- Remove the fully cooked corn on the cob with tongs or oven mitts.
- Allow the corn on the cob to cool enough to peel. The husks and the silks come off easily. You can peel it before serving or allow everyone to peel their own corn.
- Serve the corn on the cob with butter and salt.