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How do you soften hard corn on the cob?
Last Updated: 11th April, 2020
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Similarly, you may ask, how do you soften corn on the cob?
Boil the corn 1 minute then remove the earswithtongs. (The husks soften in the boiling water, so trytokeep them out of the water and do not pull on the huskswhenremoving the ears from the water.)
Additionally, can corn on the cob be overcooked? Heat speeds the conversion of sugar to starch.Thus,overcooked corn not only will be mushy,itwill lack its characteristic sweet taste. Withtoday`shybrids, corn on the cob should be plunged intoboilingwater and cooked just long enough to warm it. Off season,frozencorn can be used.
Also know, why is my corn on the cob hard?
Overcooked corn is chewy because heatgraduallybreaks down the corn's cell walls, causing thekernels tolose their subtle crunch. For best results, cook thecorn inboiling water for just a few minutes, until thekernels are stillcrisp but easily pierced with a fork.
How do you cook hard corn?
- Soak your giant white corn overnight, for approximately12-14hours. Rinse and Drain.
- Preheat your oven to 400 degrees.
- Toss corn with oil, sugar and salt.
- Put on a non stick baking sheet in a single layer.
- Bake for 30-40 minutes or until slightly browned.
- Let cool, enjoy!