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Southern Fried Corn www.loavesanddishes.net
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Southern Fried Corn

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Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Side
Cuisine: American
Keyword: fried corn
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 180kcal
Author: Loaves and Dishes
Cost: $4


  • knife
  • cutting board
  • Frying Pan
  • bowl
  • spatula
  • spoon
  • Measuring spoons


  • 4 ears of fresh corn on the cob
  • 2 tbs unsalted sweet cream butter
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp pepper
  • ¼ Cup heavy cream
  • OPTIONAL: 1 jalapeno pepper - seeded spine removed and chopped very small.
  • OPTIONAL: Cilantro for garnish


  • Cut the kernels of corn from the ear - carefully.
  • Melt the butter over medium heat in a frying pan. Add the corn kernels to the melted butter in the hot pan. Add salt and pepper.
  • Allow the corn to cook until it starts to brown slightly - about 10 minutes. - stir every minute or so. If you are using the optional jalapeno - add that now as well.
  • Add the cream and stir.
  • When the cream is mixed in well, remove from the heat. Allow to rest for a few minutes and then serve warm. Garnish with Cilantro.



Substitutions?  Of course...
  • Cream - sub milk, whole milk or half and half. 
  • Butter - sub margarine, bacon grease, vegetable oil or olive oil.
  • Corn on the cob - substitute canned corn but be sure to drain very well. 
  • Add other ingredients?  Sure add any of these, mix and match, jalapenos, onion, bacon, ham, okra, tomatoes.... get creative! 


Calories: 180kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 36mg | Sodium: 311mg | Potassium: 254mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 564IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 10mg | Iron: 1mg