Grilled corn on the Cobb is amazing, as any food cooked on the grill usually is. The thing is, not everyone wants to fuss with a grill when all you want to do is cook some corn! This Oven Roasted Corn is so easy, you will be making corn on the Cobb every night!
Corn is such a simple side dish and so versatile. to get started with this easy roasted corn on the Cobb, we need to either buy corn in the husks, or already husked.
When in season, corn in the husk can be found in most grocery stores and it is usually really cheap!
How to oven roast corn on the Cobb
Now that we have our shucked corn, pre-heat the oven to 350F. Place the corn in an 8×8 baking dish (for 4 ears of corn) or a 9×13 baking dish for 6 ears of corn. See the notes in the recipe card for ways to make this corn for a crowd.
I season my corn with only salt and pepper but you could add any spices that you want to. You could also dot each ear with butter!
Now we just cover the casserole dish with foil and bake in the 350F oven for about 45 minutes.
How to know when the corn is cooked
Pierce the kernels with a paring knife. They should be tender and pierce easily. They should not be mushy or tough.
Ideas for serving Oven Roasted Corn
- Bacon Wrapped Hot Dogs
- Air Fryer Chicken Tenders
- Baked Buffalo Chicken Meatballs
- Lemon Pepper Baked Salmon
- Avocado and Beef Quesadillas
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The Easiest Oven Roasted Corn
- 4-6 Ears of corn, shucked
- salt and pepper to taste
- Pre-heat oven to 350F
- Place corn on the cobb in an 8x8 baking dish for 4 ears of corn or a 9x13 casserole for 6 ears of corn (see notes for cooking for a crowd). Cover with foil
- Bake in the oven for 45 minutes
- This article from The kitchn gives great tips on how to select your corn and how to husk.
- To make this oven roast corn for a crowd, use sheet pans! Fill a large 28x18 sheet pan with the corn and cover with foil. The cook time would be the same...45 minutes.
- Charred Corn: If you want you corn to have a char on top, place them under the broiler for a few minutes after the cook time is complete.
- Mexican Street Corn: Dress up your corn with lots of butter, or you could turn them into Mexican street corn by topping with Mexican crema, lime juice, cilantro, Cotija cheese, and chili powder.