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How to Make Buttered Sweet Corn in 12 minutes

Updated on August 5, 2017
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Buttered Sweet Corn
Buttered Sweet Corn

Kids prefer certain snacks. Buttered sweet corn is one such dishes. Sweet corn or American corn is a good source of antioxidants and fiber. It is loaded with phytochemicals. Above all, it is a crunchy, flavorful, and tasty vegetable that attracts everyone. The snacks made of them are yummy and delightful.

Buttered sweet corn can be made in a jiffy. You need fresh or frozen corn kernels, butter, pepper powder, lemon juice, and salt for making this dish.

A Quick-Glance at the Recipe:

If you are using fresh sweet corn, remove the kernels from the cob. Heat butter in a deep-bottomed pan. Add corn kernels. Add pepper powder and some salt. Saute on a medium high fire for 2 minutes. Corn changes into bright yellow color. Add very little water and cook on a low fire, covering the pan for 3 minutes. By this time, corn becomes soft yet crunchy and becomes dry. Add lemon juice and remaining salt. Mix well.

Buttered American corn is ready to eat. Serve 3-4 tablespoons of them in a bowl. Enjoy eating spicy, buttery corn!

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Cook Time

Prep time: 8 min
Cook time: 4 min
Ready in: 12 min
Yields: Serves four people

Ingredients for Making Buttered American Corn

  • 3 cups sweet corn/American 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

Step-By-Step Instructions and Images for Making Buttered Sweet Corn:

  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 on medium high fire. Add very little water and lower the fire. Cook, covering the pan for 3 minutes.
  3. By now, the corn becomes dry and soft, yet crunchy. Add lemon juice and remaining salt. Mix well. Turn off the fire.
  4. Buttered American corn is ready to eat. Serve 3-4 tablespoons of them in a bowl. Enjoy eating these crunchy and yummy sweetcorn!

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Sweet corn cobStep One: Keep the ingredients ready.Step two: Heat butter in a deep-bottomed pan.Step three: Add sweet corn kernels, pepper powder, and some salt. Mix well.Step four: Increase the fire and stir-cook for 2 minutes. Add very little water and close the pan. Cook for 3 minutes on low fire.Step five: By now, sweet corn becomes soft and dry, yet crunchy. Add lemon juice and remaining salt. Mix well.Step six: Buttered Sweet corn/American corn is ready to serve. Serve 3-4 tablespoons of them in a bowl.Enjoy eating these yummy, flavorful, and buttery sweetcorn!
Sweet corn cob
Sweet corn cob
Step One: Keep the ingredients ready.
Step One: Keep the ingredients ready.
Step two: Heat butter in a deep-bottomed pan.
Step two: Heat butter in a deep-bottomed pan.
Step three: Add sweet corn kernels, pepper powder, and some salt. Mix well.
Step three: Add sweet corn kernels, pepper powder, and some salt. Mix well.
Step four: Increase the fire and stir-cook for 2 minutes. Add very little water and close the pan. Cook for 3 minutes on low fire.
Step four: Increase the fire and stir-cook for 2 minutes. Add very little water and close the pan. Cook for 3 minutes on low fire.
Step five: By now, sweet corn becomes soft and dry, yet crunchy. Add lemon juice and remaining salt. Mix well.
Step five: By now, sweet corn becomes soft and dry, yet crunchy. Add lemon juice and remaining salt. Mix well.
Step six: Buttered Sweet corn/American corn is ready to serve. Serve 3-4 tablespoons of them in a bowl.
Step six: Buttered Sweet corn/American corn is ready to serve. Serve 3-4 tablespoons of them in a bowl.
Enjoy eating these yummy, flavorful, and buttery sweetcorn!
Enjoy eating these yummy, flavorful, and buttery sweetcorn!

Nutritional Information of Buttered Sweet Corn

Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 1
Calories 182
Calories from Fat108
% Daily Value *
Fat 12 g18%
Saturated fat 7 g35%
Carbohydrates 18 g6%
Sugar 2 g
Fiber 3 g12%
Protein 3 g6%
Cholesterol 10 mg3%
Sodium 75 mg3%
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.

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