Learn How to Boil Corn so that the kernels come out crisp and tender but not tough! Corn is shucked to remove the husks and silk, then boiled to perfection in this simple recipe. Enjoy the corn on the cob with butter, or use in a variety of nutritious Summer dishes!
Once boiling, reduce heat to medium and boil corn for 4-5 minutes if you're adding it to another recipe that will be cooked, or 7-8 minutes if you'll be eating it immediately. Flip the corn over halfway through cooking.
Corn is ready when it can be easily pierced with a fork. Remove corn using tongs or a slotted spoon. Place on a paper towel or dish towel to let drain.