Roasted Corn On The Cob


This recipe for corn on the cob, roasted in the oven or on the barbecue, is flavoured with a spiced butter. A side dish with minimal ingredients, but maximum flavour!

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Roasted corn on the cob
Veronique van Ohmydish

Made by Véronique

Published at 2014-09-20, this recipe is for 2 people and takes 50 minutes.

Founder of Ohmydish (established 2014). Would happily spend her entire day in the kitchen. Previously worked in the hospitality industry as an independent chef and is ready and willing to help you gain confidence in the kitchen. With her easy-to-follow recipes, helpful tips, and cooking knowledge, you will be making the very tastiest dishes yourself in no time! Véronique's recipes are intended for everyone, from beginners to advanced home cooks.

Updated at: 21-07-2023

50 minutes 2 people Side dishes
Roasted corn on the cob


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  • 2 cobs of corn, husks and silk removed
  • 60 grams of butter
  • Chilli sauce, or sambal, to taste
  • Half a lime
  • Small bunch of fresh parsley
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  • Oven
  • Aluminium foil
  • Saucepan
  • Corn cob holders

Roasted Corn On The Cob

50 minutes 2 people Side dishes

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Preparation – 5 minutes

Preheat the oven to 200 degrees celsius.

Melt the butter in a saucepan over a low heat. Add chilli sauce, or sambal, to taste and mix together. Add the juice of half a lime.

Take a sheet of aluminium foil and place a corn cob in the centre. Rub the corn cob with the spiced butter, then wrap the foil around the corn cob. Repeat this step for the second cob of corn.

Roasted corn on the cob
Roasted corn on the cob

Finishing the roasted corn on the cob – 45 minutes

Bake the corn parcels in the preheated oven for 45 minutes. Garnish the cooked cobs of corn with fresh parsley. Perfect for a barbecue; enjoy your meal!

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Roasted Corn On The Cob: frequently asked questions

I don't have an oven, how can I cook the corn on the cob?

As well as using an oven, you can also prepare these corn cobs on a barbecue. You could even use an air fryer or a deep pan.

What's the best way to eat these corn cobs?

Let the corn on the cob cool slightly on your plate, then hold the ends with your hands and use your teeth to strip the corn kernels from the cob. You can also hold the corn cob with special corn cob holders (which can be bought online).