Discover the fastest and easiest way to peel a corn cob

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Discover the fastest and easiest way to peel a corn cob

So what would summer be like without the fresh corn meals or the famous " corn roast " ? Eating a golden, hot and buttered corn cob is so delicious !

By cons, few people love to remove the husk and silk !

Getting rid of it is a task that can seem long and difficult and even the promise of a delicious meal is not always enough to motivate us to buy bags of corncobs . . . We do not always have the time and the patience !

But that's not a reason to turn to frozen or canned corn kernels ! This is less tasty !

If you want an easy way to remove the husk and silk from corn on the cob, you can opt for a modern device : the microwave.

This is weird, don't you think ? Take a look at this method, tried byAmerica's Test Kitchenbefore judging. You may change your mind and want to organize a nice "corn roast" !

How to proceed :

  1. Starting from the stalk end, slice off the tip 1 inch 2 cm) above the last row of kernels.

Source : video screenshot - YouTube - America's Test Kitchen

2. Place the cobs on a plate and heat in the microwave for 2 to 4 minutes.

source : video screenshot - YouTube - America's Test Kitchen

3. Being careful not to burn yourself, take the corn by the uncut end, and shake it while squeezing at the same time.

source : video screenshot - YouTube - America's Test Kitchen

Result :

The corn will slide out husk-and-silk free !

source : video screenshot - YouTube - America's Test Kitchen

All thanks to the magic of microwave steam ! Our ancestors would envy us this modern domestic appliance !

It could not be easier, right ? Of course, this may not be the perfect solution if you have 40 people, but if you have some guests, it should be fine !

All you have to do is take out the butter, salt, or any other seasoning or side dish of your choice !

Enjoy your meal !