Honey Butter Skillet Corn

Honey Butter Skillet Corn Recipe


  • 4 cups fresh corn kernels (about 4-5 ears of corn)
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt (adjust to taste)
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper (freshly ground, if possible)
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped (optional, for garnish)


  1. Preparation: Husk the corn and remove the kernels from the cob using a sharp knife. Set aside.
  2. Cooking:
    • Heat a large skillet or frying pan over medium heat.
    • Add the butter to the skillet and let it melt and slightly bubble.
    • Carefully add the corn kernels to the skillet. Stir to coat the corn with the butter.
    • Allow the corn to cook, stirring occasionally, for about 5-7 minutes or until it starts to slightly brown.
  3. Sweetening:
    • Drizzle the honey over the corn and stir well to combine.
    • Continue cooking for an additional 2-3 minutes, allowing the honey to caramelize slightly.
  4. Seasoning:
    • Season the corn with salt and freshly ground black pepper. Stir to evenly distribute the seasonings.
  5. Final Touch:
    • If using, sprinkle fresh chopped parsley over the corn for added flavor and color.
  6. Serve: Transfer the honey butter skillet corn to a serving dish or serve directly from the skillet while hot.

Nutritional Information (per serving, approximations):

  • Calories: 180
  • Total Fat: 6g
  • Saturated Fat: 3g
  • Cholesterol: 15mg
  • Sodium: 160mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 32g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3g
  • Sugars: 10g
  • Protein: 4g

Enjoy this delightful Honey Butter Skillet Corn as a delicious side dish that perfectly balances sweetness with the natural flavor of fresh corn kernels!

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