Mama Emma's iron skillet cream corn

terry edwards

By
@terryedwards

This was one of my favorite dishes,even for breakfast, when I would visit my grandmother in the country during summer vacation


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Serves:

4-6

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Ingredients

8 ears
fresh sweet corn
6 slice
bacon
2/3 c
water
3/4 c
cream or half and half
1/2 medium
yellow onion
1/8 tsp
ground nutmeg
1 tsp
ground pepper
1 pinch
kosher salt to taste
2 Tbsp
unsalted butter
2 tsp
all purpose flour

Directions Step-By-Step

1
put the bacon in the iron skillet and cook
remove the bacon and set aside but reserve the rendered grease
2
finely chop the the onion and cook until translucent , about 3 minutes. Turn off the heat
3
Thoroughly shuck and clean the corn.
Using a large bowl stand the ear of corn on it's end and shave the tops from the kernels with a chef's knife.

Using a large spoon firmly scrape the cob clean of corn and corn milk.
4
Turn the heat to medium and put the corn in the skillet with the onion.
Add the water and bring to a simmer. Reduce the heat, add the cream,flour,pepper,salt, and nutmeg and stir thoroughly.
5
cook the corn uncovered for 25 additional minutes and put the butter in prior to serving.
6
chop the cooked bacon and sprinkle on the corn after plating.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Other Tag: Quick & Easy