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How to Make Crunchy Buttered Sweet Corn in 12 Minutes

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Buttered Sweet Corn

Buttered Sweet Corn

Sweet corn, also called American corn, is a good source of antioxidants, fiber, and phytochemicals. More importantly, perhaps, sweet corn is a popular vegetable among kids and adults alike. It is crunchy, flavorful, and tasty—and it's a guaranteed hit when you serve it at the table.

Buttered sweet corn can be made in a jiffy. All you need is fresh or frozen corn kernels, butter, pepper powder, lemon juice, and salt.

Cook Time

Prep timeCook timeReady inYields

8 min

4 min

12 min

4 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 cups sweet corn, kernels separated from the cob
  • 2 tsp butter
  • 1/4 tsp or more pepper powder, if you want more spicy, increase the quantity
  • 1/4 tsp salt, to taste
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice

Instructions

  1. Remove the sweet corn kernels from the cob. If you are using stored kernels, wash them in water.
  2. Heat butter in a deep-bottomed pan. Add corn kernels. Throw in pepper powder and some salt. Stir-cook for 2 minutes over medium-high fire. Add a very small amount of water and lower the fire. Cook, covering the pan for 3 minutes.
  3. By now, the corn should be dry and soft, yet still crunchy. Add lemon juice and remaining salt. Mix well. Turn off the fire.
  4. Buttered sweet corn is ready to eat. Serve and enjoy!