How to cook corn?
Corn is a very healthy dietary product rich in vitamins and minerals. Recently, this product has received wide distribution due to its excellent taste. What can be made from corn? The answer to this question involves many solutions. Modern cooking has a huge number of recipes, which include this product. Let's look at the most popular recipes of dishes in which there is corn.
Garnish of rice and corn
Many people think that any side dishes are suitable for fish, poultry and meat dishes. This is not correct, for example, potatoes are ideally combined with meat, and a variety of vegetables are perfect for chicken. An excellent side dish for fish is rice. In this recipe, let's look at how to cook corn with rice to get a very tasty and original side dish.
For this recipe we need:
- 1 cup of long grain rice;
- 1 medium onion;
- 150 gr. peanuts;
- 1 can of corn;
- 4 tomatoes;
- 1 sweet pepper;
- 1 clove of garlic;
- vegetable oil;
- salt, pepper and herbs
Preparation: first boil the rice and at the same time prepare the vegetables. Finely chop the onion and garlic, chop the nuts, tomatoes and my pepper, and cut into cubes. In the preheated pan, pour the oil, and first lay the onion and garlic.
Paste a little and add the pepper to it along with the peanuts, stirring constantly, fry for 5-7 minutes on low heat. After that, add the corn, pre-drain the liquid and fry another 5 minutes. Tomatoes and rice and greens are added last. Mix well, salt and pepper to taste, and after 3-4 minutes remove from heat. Everything, our tasty garnish to fish is ready.
Young corn in oil
This recipe tells how to cook corn to make a very tasty and flavorful dish. It is prepared from the ears of young corn, pre-boiled. If not, then you can use fresh-frozen. Aromatize the oil can also be to your liking, not necessarily exactly following this recipe. So, what we need:
- 3-4 fresh corn;
- chopped garlic - 1 clove;
- butter - salted - 50gr .;
- finely chopped greens to your taste - 1 tsp;
- Pink pepper - 1/2 tsp
Preparation: Mix butter with herbs, garlic and pepper. Next, the mixture is spread on foil or film and put in the freezer for half an hour, pre-rolled into a cylinder. We take out the hardened oil and cut into small pieces. Cut in half cooked cobs and lay out on foil.
We put oil on the ears, above and below, and close the foil envelope. In the preheated oven bake for 20 minutes until fully cooked. The resulting flavored dish can be served both independently and as a side dish to any meat.
Festive "Sea" salad
In this recipe, we will look at what kind of salad to make from corn and various delicacies to surprise your guests. Almost the entire composition of this salad is made up of seafood, which makes it especially tasty and tender. To prepare you need the following ingredients:
- canned corn - 1 can;
- squid - 3 pieces;
- unpeeled shrimp - 500gr .;
- lightly salted salmon - 250g.
- boiled carrots - 1 pc;
- eggs - 3-4pcs;
- red caviar - 3st.l.
- mayonnaise - 3rd table;
- sour cream - 3 tablespoons;
- lemon, orange, dill (for decoration);
- olive oil;
- salt and pepper.
Preparation: cleaned squids are sent to boiling water for about 4 minutes, cooled and cut into cubes. If desired, you can replace the usual canned squid. Next boil eggs and carrots. Salmon, carrots and eggs are cleaned and cut into small cubes. Pre-peeled shrimps are fried and golden brown in olive oil.
Now, in a large salad bowl, mix cooled prawns, eggs, carrots, fish, calamari, corn, fill it all with sour cream and mayonnaise, salt, pepper and mix well. On a flat dish lay out the resulting mass of a hill, give it shape and decorate with lemon slices, caviar and orange at its discretion.
In this recipe, we have discussed in detail how to prepare a salad of corn, which will serve as an excellent decoration of your holiday table. Bon Appetit!