What to add to the water when boiling to make corn tender and soft

Tetiana KoziukFood
Boiled corn. Source: kristineskitchenblog.com

Corn is a very useful and tasty vegetable that can be boiled, baked, fried or supplemented with spices, herbs and cheese. It should be noted that corn often turns out hard and loses its flavor properties when boiled. However, you can fix it.

FoodOboz editorial staff has collected information and will tell you how to cook corn and what to add to the water to make the vegetable juicy, soft and tender.

How to boil corn properly

Experienced hostesses advise adding some butter together with corn. The result will surprise you as the vegetable will turn out very fragrant and will have a delicate creamy flavor.

How to cook corn?

Spicy corn with butter


  • corn
  • butter - 50 g

Method of preparation:

1. Put the peeled cobs in a pot, pour water and leave for 2 hours.

2. Put the pot with water on fire. Bring to a boil.

3. Put corn and butter into the boiling water. Cook for 20-30 minutes.

Sweet corn

4. Add salt 5 minutes before it is ready.

5. Drain, cover with a lid and let the corn infuse for 20 minutes. Done!

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