Microwaved Corn on Cob

Microwaved Corn on the Cob

Simplify mealtime with our Microwaved Corn on the Cob recipe! With just 20 minutes of prep time, you’ll have perfectly-cooked microwaved corn on the cob with paprika and cheese that the whole family can enjoy.

Total Time: 29 Min(s)

Prep Time: 20 Min(s)

Servings: 4

What You Need

  • 4 ears corn on the cob (with husks still on)
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 Tbsp. ketchup
  • 1/2 tsp. smoked paprika
  • 4 tsp. KRAFT Grated Parmesan Cheese


Let’s Make It

  1. Place corn in single layer in microwave.
  2. Microwave on HIGH 9 min. or until tender, turning after 5 min.; cool slightly.
  3. Cut 1/2-inch-thick slice off stem end of each corn ear. Working with 1 ear at a time, wrap kitchen towel around corn, then pull husks and silk off corn. Repeat with remaining ears of corn, 1 at a time. Remove and discard any silk remaining on corn ears. Place corn on plate.
  4. Mix mayonnaise, ketchup and paprika until blended; spread onto corn. Sprinkle with cheese.

Kitchen Tips


This recipe can easily be cut in half to make just 2 servings. Prepare recipe as directed, cutting all ingredient measures in half, and reducing the microwave cooking time to 5 min., turning corn after 3 min.

Nutrition Facts
servings per container
Serving size

Amount per serving
Calories 250
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15g 19%
Saturated Fat 2.5g 13%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 10mg 4%
Sodium 180mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 31g 11%
Dietary Fiber 3g 10%
Total Sugars 11g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Protein 5g

Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 0mg 0%
Iron .6mg 4%
Potassium 0mg 0%

The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.