logo
g Text Version
Beauty & Self
Books & Music
Career
Computers
Education
Family
Food & Wine
Health & Fitness
Hobbies & Crafts
Home & Garden
Money
News & Politics
Relationships
Religion & Spirituality
Sports
Travel & Culture
TV & Movies

dailyclick
Bored? Games!
Nutrition
Postcards
Take a Quiz
Rate My Photo

new
Action Movies
Bible Basics
Houseplants
Romance Movies
Creativity
Family Travel
Southwest USA


dailyclick
All times in EST

Full Schedule
g
g Cajun & Creole Site

BellaOnline's Cajun & Creole Editor

g

Creamed Corn Recipe - Cajun Style

Guest Author - Sandie Jarrett

I love creamed corn – but not that watery stuff you buy in a can. I’m talking about thick, rich, scrumptious homemade creamed corn. When I was traveling through the rural South, I enjoyed several Sunday dinners that included a creamed vegetable dish. When I returned home, I scoured cookbooks and the internet, searching for a recipe that mimicked the side dish I had enjoyed at little roadside dinner houses in the South.

Although I have never quite been able to recreate the recipe for the creamed corn I enjoyed during my travels, I have come up with something very close. My version is easy to prepare using fresh or frozen corn kernels. Even my pickiest eater goes back for seconds on this one!

Serve this creamy comfort food with roasts, fried chicken, or your favorite juicy steak. It is wonderful with blackened foods and Cajun seasoned meats. The color of this side dish tend to be a bit bland so if you are looking for and eye-pleasing plate, serve with foods that are more colorful.

Makes 6-8 servings

2 (10-ounce) packages frozen corn kernels or 5 – 6 cups of fresh corn kernels
1 cup (8 ounces) heavy cream
1 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons sugar
2 tablespoons melted butter
2 tablespoon all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper or more to taste
1 cup (6 ounces) milk, divided

Method

Combine the corn kernels (fresh or frozen) with the cream, salt, sugar, and butter in a heavy skillet. Cook the corn mixture over medium high heat until it begins to simmer.

Meanwhile, in a small bowl, whisk together the flour, 3/4 cup milk, and the cayenne pepper. Add to the simmering corn mixture and stir to combine. Simmer about 5 minutes or until the mixture has thickened and the corn is hot. If a thinner consistency is preferred, add the remaining milk, a little bit at a time, until the desired consistency has been reached.

Taste and adjust the seasonings. I usually add a sprinkle more of cayenne pepper.

Remove from the heat and enjoy!

Cook’s Notes:
You can pour the cooked creamed corn into a heatproof dish and ‘hold’ in a 200° oven for up to 20 minutes. Stir before serving.

For a different twist on this classic, remove the cooked creamed corn from the stove and stir in 1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese. Stir until the cheese has melted and serve.

Other additives that are tasty with Creamed Corn include thinly sliced green onion or diced green bell pepper with a bit of jalapeño pepper for more heat.

If you aren’t counted Carbs, ladle a generous amount of Creamed Corn over steamed rice.
This site needs an editor - click to learn more!

Add Creamed+Corn+Recipe+%2D+Cajun+Style to Twitter Add Creamed+Corn+Recipe+%2D+Cajun+Style to Facebook Add Creamed+Corn+Recipe+%2D+Cajun+Style to MySpace Add Creamed+Corn+Recipe+%2D+Cajun+Style to Del.icio.us Digg Creamed+Corn+Recipe+%2D+Cajun+Style Add Creamed+Corn+Recipe+%2D+Cajun+Style to Yahoo My Web Add Creamed+Corn+Recipe+%2D+Cajun+Style to Google Bookmarks Add Creamed+Corn+Recipe+%2D+Cajun+Style to Stumbleupon Add Creamed+Corn+Recipe+%2D+Cajun+Style to Reddit




Cajun Tri-Tip Roast
Perfect Roast Chicken
Cajun Sweet Corn Pudding
RSS
Related Articles
Editor's Picks Articles
Top Ten Articles
Previous Features
Site Map


For FREE email updates, subscribe to the Cajun & Creole Newsletter


Past Issues


print
Printer Friendly
bookmark
Bookmark
tell friend
Tell a Friend
forum
Forum
email
Email Editor


Content copyright © 2014 by Sandie Jarrett. All rights reserved.
This content was written by Sandie Jarrett. If you wish to use this content in any manner, you need written permission. Contact BellaOnline Administration for details.

g


g features
Cassava Pone Recipe

Archives | Site Map

forum
Forum
email
Contact

Past Issues
memberscenter


vote
Poetry
Daily
Weekly
Monthly
Less than Monthly



BellaOnline on Facebook
g


| About BellaOnline | Privacy Policy | Advertising | Become an Editor |
Website copyright © 2014 Minerva WebWorks LLC. All rights reserved.


BellaOnline Editor