What is the way to steam corn on the cob?


Quick Answer

To steam corn on the cob, a person should first shuck it and clean it thoroughly. After cleaning it, trim the corn cob as needed and fill up a tall pot of boiling water.

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For just a few pieces of corn, 2 to 3 inches of water is sufficient. After adding the water, sprinkle in a small amount of salt into the water. Stack the corn vertically, stem end down, in a steamer basket, cutting the cobs in half, if needed, and hang the basket above the water. Cover the pot and bring the water to a boil. Users should let the corn steam for around 10 to 15 minutes or until tender. More water can be added, if needed.

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