coconut cream corn
Mill City Cooks

Coconut Cream Corn

By: Chef Heather Meyer

Serves 4.

Ingredients

  • 4 ears corn, shucked and cut from cobs (save cobs to make stock!)
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 Tablespoons cilantro, minced
  • 2 limes, juiced
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili flakes (optional, or minced jalapeno)
  • Thai basil, mint, or shiso leaves, torn into small pieces

Method

Combine corn kernels, coconut milk, and salt in a medium saucepan.
Bring to a simmer, and cook uncovered for 4 minutes. Remove from heat.
Stir in the cilantro, lime juice, and crushed chili flakes and fresh herbs.
If serving later, add the herbs just before serving.

-Other optional additions: Diced tomatoes (add last), kaffir lime leafs, diced red pepper
-Serve as a side dish, or with grilled fish marinated in ginger, tamari, green onions and sesame oil

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