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Perfectly cooked frozen corn sprinkled with pepper in a white serving bowl

How to Cook Frozen Corn (the RIGHT way)

Want to know the secret to making frozen corn taste delicious? Kick your corn side dish up a notch with How to Cook Frozen Corn (the RIGHT way)!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Corn, Side, Side Dish
Prep Time 8 minutes
Cook Time 7 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 150kcal
Author Erica Walker


  • Skillet



  • Place corn in a colander and rinse with cold water until ice is no longer present. Shake off excess water over the sink.
  • Place corn and butter in a medium-sized skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Sprinkle sugar over corn and stir until butter is melted and corn is hot (about 5-6 minutes). Do not over cook.
  • Season with Kosher salt and fresh black pepper if desired.
  • Serve immediately. 



Calories: 150kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 20mg | Sodium: 71mg | Potassium: 222mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 235IU | Vitamin C: 5.4mg | Calcium: 5mg | Iron: 0.5mg