5 from 7 votes
Buttery Skillet Fried Corn
Skillet Fried Corn
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
10 mins

Skillet fried corn with easy seasoning, thyme, and oregano.

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: corn, skillet, buttery, easy recipe, side dish
Author: Rika Livingston
  • 6 ears corn (slice the corn kernels from the cob)
  • 1 tablespoon oil (you may skip the oil and use butter instead) - please see the recipe notes below.
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1/2 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme (packed loosely)
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt (use more or less according to your liking)
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  1. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add corn kernels and keep stirring occasionally.

  2. Add thyme and oregano, keep stirring occasionally for about 5 minutes

  3. Turn the heat to medium-low and add butter, season with salt and pepper keep stirring occasionally until the corn is tender or until all the starchiness in the corn is gone for about 5-7 minutes. Adjust seasoning if needed.

  4. Turn off the heat and transfer to a plate.

Recipe Notes

Skip Oil and Use Butter Only: 

If you want to skip the oil, you may use a total of 2 tablespoons of butter for this recipe. If using butter, you need to lower the heat to medium-low and watch carefully so it doesn't burn.