Canned corn has in recent times increased popularity as a kitchen staple in many homes across the world. Their affordability and versatile nature have earned them an essential pantry title. There are many recipes that you can come up with using frozen corn.
The many recipes can overwhelm you, and the process of choosing the best one can be daunting. Worry no more, this article will give you the top 5 meals to make with canned or frozen corn. View it as a blueprint that will offer you a step by step guide on how to cook healthy and delicious dishes.
Advantages of canned corn:
• Loved by kids and adults alike.
How to cooked canned corn
Whether you want to incorporate canned corn into your side dish or main course, the recipes below will give you an effort-free way to cook. The meals will turn out to be tasty without necessarily spending hours in the kitchen.
1. Tomato-Corn Pie
Number one in the list is tomato-corn pie. Tomatoes and corn have always had an intense affinity for one another. The rich taste of corn blended by the slight acidity that tomatoes have brings about a finger-licking combination.
The end product of baking will blow your mind away. If you want to fix a quick summer brunch, you should try tomato-corn pie. Better yet, add a tossed salad when you do not have dinner plans. This make-ahead dish is perfect for weeknights.
2. Corn Fritters
Many people buy corn fritters instead of making them from the comfort of their kitchens. Whether you take your corn fritters with syrup or applesauce, try this recipe for best results. Unlike other recipes, you won’t need many ingredients.
You just need canned corn, two eggs, margarine for frying, a tablespoon of sugar, baking powder and salt, and a cup of flour. This recipe is suitable even for the most novice cooks. Drain the liquid in the canned corn.
Use a bowl to combine ¼ cup of the corn juice with the eggs. Add flour, sugar, salt and baking powder and mix thoroughly. Add the corn and continue mixing until there are no lumps. Heat a little margarine over medium heat.
Fry them like pancakes until they are browned on both sides. For a breakfast treat, serve with maple syrup or applesauce or use it as a side dish with ribs or hams.
3. Slow Cooker Creamed Corn
This recipe is also easy to make. You need just five ingredients, and in a few minutes, you will have your ultimate rich and creamy delicacy. This side dish is loved by many people as it perfectly complements the main dish. Some even take it the main dish.
You just need the canned corn, milk, cream cheese, butter, and sugar. You can add pepper for seasoning if you so wish. Place the drained corn into a slow cooker. Add sugar milk and pepper and stir until they are well blended. Discover ways to store peppers to be able to keep the pepper fresh and longer for a long time.
Add cream cheese and unsalted butter. Cover with a lid and leave to cook for at least two hours. Remove the lid and stir again until the cream cheese and butter are well combined. Cover again and cook for 10-15 minutes on high heat. You creamed corn is ready to be served!
4. Sautéed curried corn
Sautéed curried corn is a straightforward and traditional side dish that is spicy and fantastic with meat, fish or chicken. Ingredients are drained canned corn, butter, diced onion, curry powder, garlic powder, salt, and pepper.
Simply melt the ¼ cup of butter in high heat. Add half a cup of diced onions and the drained corn. Cook by stirring slowly but continuously until browning appears. After ten minutes, season your corn with salt, garlic and curry powder and pepper to your liking. Serve immediately.
5. Mexican corn
For this recipe, you will need two cans of drained whole kernel corn, a teaspoon of garlic salt, cream cheese, and chopped jalapeno peppers. Combine the ingredients in a sauce pan and cover with a lid. Sprinkle a generous amount of pepper.
Cook over medium heat for 8-10 minutes. Stir continuously after the cheese starts melting. There you have it, serve your Mexican corn while still hot!
Now that you have the recipes for canned corn, the next time you go to the grocery store, remember to include canned corn on your shopping list. Go through the above guideline and use them as your starting point.
Pick one recipe at a time until you get to your favorite one. Remember you do not need to be an expert chef to cook canned corn. No matter the time of the year, trust these small golden kernels to add a little flavor and color to your plate.
About the Author Lita Watson:
Hi there! I’m Lita, voice of Quick Easy Cook and I’m absolutely in love with cooking blogs. I’m a beginner in cooking and i try my best to make it quick and easy. Even though, it’s not always quick and easy to keep up with fancy dinners… so i keep learning and blogging about quick and easy ways to create delicious and yummy foods for my two kids and a wonderful husband.