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Sweet Boiled Corn

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 When sweet corn corn - desc learn more... is in season, you can use it as a side dish. Cooking boiled corn is very easy. But you need to know all these small details so as not to spoil it’s tender taste.

  To begin with, you need to choose the best corn you can find. It should definitely be fresh. That is why we recommend shopping at farmers markets. Keep in mind that the husks should be green and stick closely to the corn. As for the stems, they should be slightly wet.

 Now, when you’ve learned how to choose corn for boiling, let’s look at the recipe for it.

Ingredients for
servings
сals/100 gr
Corn
4 pcs
55 cals
Water
for boiling
Salt
to taste
Butter
2 tsp
240 cals
Total calories in the prepared dish
295 cals
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Instructions:
  1. Peel the corn, getting rid of the husks and silks. In the meantime fill the pan with water and bring it to boil. It will take about 15-20 minutes depending on the size of the pot.
  2. When the water is already hot, drop the corn into the water. It is important for the corn to be fully covered with the liquid. Cook it over a medium heat.
  3. If our corn is fresh, it will take 4-7 minutes to cook it. Do not overcook it. 7 minutes is just enough to make the corn soft enough.
  4. Serve it hot or cold with salt and butter.

And now let's summarize all the steps.

  •         Boil the water before you add corn into the pan.
  •         If you do not like peeling corn, you can cook it with husks but it will take more time to do that. And… well, you still will have to peel it before eating.
  •         Boil corn in the pan covered with the lid.

 Now, when you know how long to boil sweet corn to make it perfect, we can share with you a few ideas for dishes to serve with it.

 First, you can use vegetables. They may be roasted or grilled. Take a large plate of veggies and serve with fresh boiled corn. To make this vegan meal more nutritious, serve it with ciabatta bread, burritos or tortillas.

 It is also a good idea to serve sweet boiled corn with fish. It can be coated and fried, grilled or baked. Sprinkle the corn with olive oil, rub with garlic and dust with Italian herbs. This will make the corn perfect to eat with white and red fish.  And of course, you can serve this side dish with beef or chicken.

 Cook this delicious boiled sweet corn and serve it with any dish you like. We are sure that you will find your perfect combination of tastes. Bon Appetit!

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