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top down view of cooked canned corn in a bowl.

Canned Corn on the Stovetop

Cooking canned corn is super easy for those busy weeknights when you need a quick side dish. Canned corn can be pretty tasty.
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Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: canned corn,, corn
Prep Time: 1 minute
Cook Time: 8 minutes
Total Time: 9 minutes
Servings: 3 people
Calories: 135kcal


  • Saucepan
  • wooden spoon


  • 1 can corn
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper


  • Open canned corn and empty about half the liquid out of the can. Add the remaining contents to the saucepan.
  • Cook the corn on medium heat, until it start boiling, stirring occasionally. Then, lower heat to medium-low.
  • Cook, stirring occasionally for about 2-3 minutes. Until the corn is heated through.
  • Remove pan from heat. Add in butter and stir until melted. Add in salt and pepper to taste.


Serving: 0.5cup | Calories: 135kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 394mg | Potassium: 309mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 370IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 12mg | Iron: 1mg