Enjoy the delicious flavors of tender and caramelized corn on the cob with this easy oven-roasted recipe. Roasting corn in the oven enhances its natural sweetness and brings out a delightful smoky flavor. This method is perfect for times when you don’t have access to a grill or simply want to switch up your corn on the cob preparation. Get ready to savor the irresistible taste of perfectly roasted corn on the cob straight from your oven.
Oven-Roasted Corn on the Cob
- baking sheet
- aluminum foil
- Basting brush
- oven mitts
- fresh corn on the cobs
- salt and pepper
- parmesan cheese
- Preheat your oven to 425°F (220°C).Line a baking sheet or roasting pan with aluminum foil (optional) for easy cleanup.Place the corn on the cob on the baking sheet or roasting pan.
- Brush each ear of corn with melted butter or olive oil, ensuring that the kernels are well-coated.
- Sprinkle salt and pepper evenly over the corn, or season to taste with your preferred spices.
- If desired, add optional toppings like grated Parmesan cheese, chopped fresh herbs, chili powder, or a squeeze of lime juice for added flavor.
- Place the baking sheet or roasting pan with the corn in the preheated oven.Roast the corn for about 20-25 minutes, or until the kernels are tender and slightly charred, turning the corn occasionally for even cooking.
- Remove the roasted corn from the oven and let it cool for a few minutes.Serve the oven-roasted corn on the cob as a side dish or alongside your favorite grilled meats. Enjoy!