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Fried Corn

Fried corn is a delicious and easy side dish that you can enjoy all summer long, and even better, it gets tastier with time.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 254kcal


  • 5-6 Ear 4-5 cups corn, shucked
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 red bell pepper seeded and finely chopped
  • ½ medium onion sliced
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons creole seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne


  • Cut the kernels from the cob using a sharp knife. Use the back of a knife to scrape the cobs and release the corn milk and leftover kernels.
  • In a large heavy-bottom skillet or cast iron skillet, over medium heat, add butter and sauté onions and bell peppers for 2-3 minutes. Add garlic and sprinkle over the flour and stir for 2 minutes.
  • Add corn, creole seasoning, sugar, black pepper, and cayenne and cook until tender about 5 minutes. Use a wooden spoon to stir and scrape the fond (brown bits) from the bottom of the pan while cooking. Taste and add additional salt and pepper as needed. Serve warm.
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Calories: 254kcal | Carbohydrates: 40g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 30mg | Sodium: 6mg | Potassium: 377mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 25g | Vitamin A: 1807IU | Vitamin C: 50mg | Calcium: 34mg | Iron: 1mg


Chef's Knife
Wooden Spoon
Cast Iron Skillet - 12 inch

*Nutrition information is a rough estimate.

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