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mama emma's iron skillet cream corn

(1 rating)
Recipe by
terry edwards
miramar beach, FL

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

(1 rating)
yield 4 -6
prep time 15 Min
cook time 30 Min

Ingredients For mama emma's iron skillet cream corn

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

How To Make mama emma's iron skillet cream corn

  • 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 nutneg 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.

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