Miso Glazed Corn

Japanese miso glazed corn easy recipe side dish

Japanese miso may be the magic ingredient you're looking for this holiday season. If stressed for time, miso glazed corn will fulfill the wish of a quick, easy and delicious side dish. Slathered on corn-on-the cob, sprinkled atop sticky Japanese rice or spooned into a Yukon Gold, Miso Glazed Corn is fantabulous! 

A bite of sweet corn and butter is followed by an umami aftertaste of slightly salty miso.   

  • 3 cobs of corn
  • 3 T of Japanese white miso
  • 6 T of unsalted butter


Drop corn into boiling water. Let the corn come to another boil. Turn off the flame. Cover for 5 minutes.

Melt the butter with miso.

Slather the corn with the butter miso and place on a grill for 2 minutes. 
Option: Grilling is not necessary but adds another dimension of deliciousness.