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How to Make Buttered Corn Kernels

How to Make Sauteed Corn Kernels

How to Make Sauteed Corn Kernels

Buttered corn kernels have always been my favorite side dish—aside from mashed potatoes. I truly love the richness of the corn, especially when cooked in butter. I even enjoy the crunchiness when cooked perfectly. Now, level-up your canned corn kernels by following my simple yet delicious recipe.

Cook Time

Prep timeCook timeReady inYields

10 min

5 min

15 min



  • 1 can Corn Kernels
  • 1 tablespoon Butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon Parsley, dried
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon Black Ground Pepper


For preparing the ingredients:

  • 1 large bowling (for the corn)
  • 5 small bowls (for the other ingredients)
  • Measuring spoons

For cooking the side dish:

  • Pan
  • Basting Spoon
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  1. Melt butter in a pan. Saute the corn over medium heat.
  2. Add the remaining ingredients. Stir the kernels occasionally.
  3. Adjust salt and pepper if needed. Serve while still hot.

Step-by-Step Procedure: Buttered Corn Kernels

Tips and Techniques

  • Make a cheesy snack of sautéed corn kernels by adding cheese powder on it.
  • Replace 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder by one piece garlic clove (minced).
  • Add a small amount of oil when heating the butter to avoid burning.
  • Use fresh parsley if available.
  • Store leftovers in the freezer for future use like when making a fried rice.

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Travel Chef (author) from Manila on July 11, 2018:


I always believe that ingredients in my kitchen should not only be used in certain recipes. All ingredients are flexible, we only need to appreciate the taste of it so we know to use it properly.

Centfie from Kenya on July 11, 2018:

I have eaten roasted and boiled corn kernels. Never thought of sauteed corn kernels until I read your article. This is an amazingly simple recipe to follow and try.

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