Southern Fried Corn Recipe S Southern Skillet Fried Corn Ingredients

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While some fried corn recipes gọi for actually deep-frying corn on the cob, this recipe is a simpler, easier preparation of pan-fried corn kernels. Recipe developer Kate Shungu likes lớn make it from fresh corn, but if this vegetable is out of season or you just don"t feel lượt thích shucking and cutting the kernels off the cob, she does say you can use the frozen kind.

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Shungu says her favorite thing about this fried corn is the fact that it is, as she describes it, "seriously creamy." The reason for this creamy texture is all on trương mục of one particular ingredient she uses in the recipe. No, it"s not cream, nor is it milk — in fact, the only dairy sản phẩm this dish contains is a small amount of butter. Instead, Shungu adds flour to lớn the corn, telling us that in combination with the liquid used in the recipe the flour will "thicken the corn mixture into an almost cream-like sauce for the corn."


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Shungu uses fresh corn on the cob for this dish, but tells us that 6 cups of frozen kernels can be used in their place. Should you use frozen corn, though, she advises adding a few tablespoons of water to replace the liquid from the corn cobs. This recipe also calls for bacon grease, but if you don"t happen lớn have any on hand, Shungu notes that "you can use any fat that you like, although she feels "butter the best flavor." The other items you"ll need are butter (whether or not you use the bacon grease), flour, salt, and sugar. If you"re wondering why you"ll be adding sugar lớn what is meant to lớn be a savory dish, Shungu explains that this ingredient "enhances the natural sweetness of the corn" without making the dish overly sweet.

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You"ll need khổng lồ begin by shucking the corn unless you"ve paid the surcharge for the pre-shucked kind. Once you"ve gotten rid of the leaves, tassels, silk, & all that gunk, cut the kernels off the cobs using a sharp knife. Now take the knife & run it down the cobs, making sure to lớn save any liquid that runs out of them as you press down.


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Heat the bacon grease và butter in a pan on a stove burner set khổng lồ medium, then stir in the corn và all of the other ingredients including the liquid from the cobs. If you didn"t squeeze much juice out of the cobs & the dish seems dry, you can always stir in a little water.


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Cook the corn for about 8 khổng lồ 10 minutes, stirring it from time lớn time. By the time the corn kernels are cooked, the sauce should have thickened up. Once the dish is done, you can garnish it with chopped chives. As for pairing options, Shungu tells us, "I like serving this with fried chicken or roast chicken or alongside pork chops and nhatroso.com potatoes."