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Number Of Ingredients 5

2 cups (6 - 8 ears) fresh corn
5 tablespoons butter and bacon drippings, mixed
1 teaspoon sugar
1 salt and pepper to taste
1 cup water for each cup of corn


  • Select corn with full, round, milky kernels. Remove shucks and silks. Cut tips of kernels from ears of corn; scrape with edge of knife to remove all of milky portion remaining on cob. Heat fat in skillet. Add corn, seasonings, and water, stirring constantly for about 2 minutes to heat through. Lower heat and cook, stirring frequently, until corn is thickened and color almost transparent (about 15-20 minutes).

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Top Asked Questions

What are the ingredients in southern fried corn?
This southern fried corn recipe has few ingredients. Bacon grease, butter, salt, pepper and perhaps a splash or two of cream. You can opt out of the bacon grease and add more butter, but do not forget the black pepper, and use more than you think you should.
How long does it take to fry corn?
Next, add the onion, and when it just begins to brown, add the garlic and cook until aromatic. Finish with the corn, and season with salt and pepper. Cook until just browned—10 minutes, all told—before sprinkling with chives and serving. Southern fried corn is a simple side dish that brings out the best in this delicious summertime ingredient.
How long do you cook corn on the cob for?
Add corn and onion to hot drippings in skillet. Cook over medium heat, stirring often, for 6 to 8 minutes or until golden brown and tender. Stir in bacon. Sprinkle with salt and ground red pepper.
How do you make fried corn with butter?
To make Southern fried corn, start by heating the butter (and the bacon drippings, if you're using them) in a medium skillet until bubbly. Take your time melting the butter so that it takes on a slight golden color, which will lend a rich nuttiness to the final dish.

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