Preparing canned corn on the stovetop is a quick and easy way to add a delicious side dish to your meal. You will need a medium-sized saucepan, a can opener, a strainer, a spoon, and a can of corn. Butter, salt, and pepper are optional to increase flavor. Simply open the can, heat the contents and season to taste before serving them with your main meal.
- Open the can of corn
Take a can opener and open the can of corn. Empty the contents of the can into the medium-sized saucepan.
- Place saucepan on stovetop
Place the saucepan on the stovetop, and turn the burner on to medium heat. This temperature allows the corn to cook thoroughly at a moderate pace. Stir the corn with a spoon occasionally to allow it to cook evenly. Once the contents being to boil, remove the saucepan from the heat.
- Drain the corn
Empty the contents of the saucepan into a strainer to remove the liquids that have been released from the corn during cooking.
- Add flavorings
To increase the flavor of the corn, add a spoonful of butter to the saucepan. Add a pinch of salt and pepper to the corn if desired. Mix the corn until the seasonings are thoroughly incorporated and the butter is completely melted.