Next time you hear someone tell you, "that's not technically a [insert rule/technique/style here]," kindly ask them to open their mind to variations on theme, and furthermore, to the enjoyment of life. This is kind of a pan-fry. Play with your words. And your food.
1 tablespoon butter
1 tablespoon canola oil
2 cups fresh sweet corn cut off the cob (about 4 ears)