What summer recipes can you do with canned corn?

  • Honey butter creamy skillet corn
  • Southern fried corn
  • Mais con yelo
  • Halo-halo
  • Yummy cheesy corn
  • Easy sweet corn recipe

 

Canned goods are of absolute abundance in every grocery store. They are convenient and budget-friendly. It is a misnomer that the use of canned food adds to the detriment of a dish.Whether its Spanish sardine recipes or canned tuna recipes, canned food is open to several culinary interpretations.

Canned vegetables are always great to keep in the kitchen. Instant food does not necessarily entail a drastic compromise in freshness.There are many things that you can do with canned peas and canned carrots. A can of corn alone has the capacity to be a game-changing ingredient to any dish.

Below are some examples of the many ways you can spice up the dining table with canned corn:

Honey Butter Creamy Skillet Corn

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Honey Butter Creamy Skillet Corn

Minimal, practical, and quick to make. The sweet textures of the honey and the robust flavors of the cheese add an indescribable excellence to any dining experience.

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp. honey
  • 16 oz. canned corn
  • 2 oz. cream cheese
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. pepper

Instructions

  1. Melt butter in skillet pan over medium heat.
  2. Add the honey.
  3. Cook and stir for 5-8 minutes.
  4. Add cream cheese, salt, and pepper.
  5. Cook until creamy and blended (for around 5 minutes).
  6. Let cool and serve.

 

Southern Fried Corn

The simple yet tasty caramelized corn and onions add a delightful zing to your taste buds.

Ingredients

  • 4 tbsp. butter
  • 1 finely chopped red onion
  • 16 oz. canned corn
  • 2 tbsp. honey
  • 1 tsp. fine sea salt

Instructions

  1. Heat butter in large pan.
  2. Add onion and heat for 4-5 minutes.
  3. Add corn and continue to cook over medium-low heat (around 30 minutes), stirring every 5 minutes for evenness.
  4. Continue to cook until caramelized and light brown in color.
  5. Add honey and salt, proceed to mix.
  6. Serve immediately.

Mais Con Yelo

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Mais Con Yelo

Nothing is sweeter than a glass of Mais Con Yelo on a hot summer day. Instead of heading out and buying one, why not make one in the comfort of your own home?

Surprise your entire family with this by following this recipe.

Ingredients

  • ½ cup of milk
  • ¾ cup crushed ice
  • 1 scoop of vanilla ice cream
  • 3-4 tablespoons cream style corn
  • 3-4 tablespoons golden sweet whole kernel corn

Instructions

  1. In a glass, place the cream-style corn and the whole kernels golden sweet corn.
  2. Add the crushed ice into the mix.
  3. Then, add in the milk. Use skim milk if you could to make the treat even sweeter.
  4. Top it all off with a scoop of your chosen vanilla ice cream.
  5. Get a spoon to mix it all together.
  6. Serve and enjoy!

 

Halo-Halo

The ultimate summer dessert for the Filipinos, the Halo-Halo is a favorite by both the young and the young at heart. This is definitely the go-to quick fix during these hot months.

Ingredients

  • ½ cup golden sweet whole kernel corn
  • 1 banana
  • 2 mangoes
  • 1 cup firm gelatin cut into cubes
  • 1 cup jackfruit
  • 1 cup shredded coconut
  • 1 cup cooked sweet yams, cut into cubes
  • 2 cups shaved ice
  • 2 cups milk
  • 4 scoops of ube or vanilla ice cream
  • ½ cup chopped peanuts

Instructions

  1. Slice the mangoes into cubes. Get rid of the skins and the seeds.
  2. Divide your ingredients equally into 4 tall glasses.
  3. Arrange your ingredients into each glass, placing ¼ of each layer. Start with the golden sweet whole kernel corn, sweet yams, jackfruit, bananas, coconut, and gelatin.
  4. Top them off with your shaved ice.
  5. Pour your milk over the mixture. Then, top them off with ice cream.
  6. Sprinkle the peanuts over the glasses.
  7. Get all of your family together and have fun mixing your halo-halo.

 Yummy Cheesy Corn

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Yummy Cheesy Corn

Whether as a side-dish or a snack all on its own, this recipe is a perfect mouthwatering dish that definitely gets you craving for more.

Ingredients

  • 2 (16 oz.) canned corn
  • 2 tbsp. butter
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. pepper
  • 1 cup of shredded cheddar cheese

Instructions

  1. Melt butter in pan over medium heat.
  2. Add the corn and fry.
  3. Continue to cook while adding salt and pepper (for around 5 minutes).
  4. Add cheese and stir until melted.
  5. Serve immediately.

 

Easy Sweet Corn Recipe

This final recipe is the epitome of simplicity. It is delicious with just the right amount of flavor.

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup of butter
  • 1 (14 oz.) can of corn.
  • 2 tbsp. sugar
  • ½ tsp. black pepper

Instructions

  1. Melt the butter in a saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Add corn and stir.
  3. Pour in sugar and black pepper.
  4. Simmer while uncovered and stir occasionally (for around 10 minutes).
  5. Serve immediately.

 

Key Takeaway

Spanish sardine recipes are a testament to the wonderful things you can do with canned food. But it is a mistake to limit the possibilities of what you can do with other canned foods. With a little creativity and culinary ingenuity, canned vegetables can be a heavenly side dish and even be a main dish all on its own!