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Oven Roasted Corn on the Cob

Oven Roasted Corn on the Cob is delicious and easy to make! Roasting corn in the oven is a great option for when there is bad weather, too much on the grill/stove or if you want to make a really big batch. This recipe is sure to be a hit that everyone will love.

4 ears of oven roasted corn on the cob on a black plate

How to make Oven Roasted Corn on the Cob

For this super simple recipe all you will need is corn on the cob, butter, garlic salt and pepper! Before you cook your corn you will want to make sure you get the best fresh corn on the cob you can find. Read How to Choose an Ear of Corn (Without Peeking!) for tips on selecting your corn at the grocery store or farmers market!

First, preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Then, shuck your corn husks and be sure to remove all of the silk. Next, spread softened butter on the corn. It does not need to be melted butter. Sprinkle the corn cobs with garlic salt and pepper. Next, roast corn in the oven at 400 degrees for 30-35 minutes turning halfway through.

For more char, you can broil to get it your desired color! Move the pan up to a higher oven rack and broil for just a few minutes, turning if desired to get an even color. Then, serve and enjoy. See video below for visual directions.

Serving suggestions

This recipe would be a perfect addition to your weekend BBQ! Here are a few other recipe suggestions that would pair well with this corn. Make your main dish and other sides while the corn is roasting:

oven roasted corn on the cob on a black plate

Frequently Asked Questions

How should leftover oven roasted corn be stored?

Store the leftover corn in an airtight container or a plastic bag in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. The leftover corn can be reheated in the microwave or slice it off of the cob and use it on tacos or in a salsa like our Avocado Black Bean and Corn Salsa.

Do I need to wrap the corn in aluminum foil to roast it in the oven?

No, for this corn recipe you can skip that step. Wrapping corn in aluminum foil is great when you are going to make grilled corn.

What else could I put on fresh roasted corn?

Looking for more flavor? Try fresh lime juice, cotija cheese and cilantro. Or, add a few shakes of hot sauce!

oven roasted corn on the cob on a black plate

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4 ears of oven roasted corn on a black plate

Oven Roasted Corn on the Cob

Yield: varies
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes

Oven roasted corn on the cob is simple and delicious! Make a large batch or one ear of corn... it's up to you!

Ingredients

  • corn on the cob
  • butter
  • garlic salt
  • ground pepper

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Shuck your corn and be sure to remove all of the silk.
  3. Spread softened butter on the corn on all sides
  4. Sprinkle with garlic salt and pepper. Place on baking sheet, be sure to leave a little space between ears of corn.
  5. On a baking sheet, roast in the oven at 400 degrees for 30-35 minutes. Rotate halfway through. For more char, you can broil to get it your desired color!
  6. Serve and enjoy!

Notes

This recipe can be used for as many ears of corn as desired. Be sure to give a little space in between each one on the baking sheet.

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 1 Serving Size: 1 ear of corn
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 174Total Fat: 9gSaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 20mgSodium: 719mgCarbohydrates: 23gFiber: 3gSugar: 5gProtein: 4g

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