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Skillet Steamed Corn with Sage Butter


Sage Butter:
1/2 stick (1/4 cup) butter or vegan butter, at room temp
Small handful of sage leaves
½ clove garlic
pinch of red pepper flakes
Salt and pepper


  1. Steam the Corn: In a large skillet, bring 1 inch of water to a boil.
  2. Add husked corn in a single layer.
  3. When the water returns to a boil, reduce heat, cover and cook until hot, about 3 minutes; drain. (Corn can also be cooked on a steamer rack, over boiling water, about 3 minutes)
  4. Make the Sage Butter: Blend softened butter with sage, garlic, salt and pepper.
  5. Slather it on corn with a squeeze of lemon and a pinch of red pepper flakes.
  6. Store leftover butter in the fridge.