Alma's Sweet Corn Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Alma's Sweet Corn Recipe
  • READY IN 40 mins

Alma's Sweet Corn

Recipe by  

"Sweeter than creamed corn sweet corn recipe. Corn can be refrigerated or frozen."

Back
Next
+ Recipe Box + Shopping List + Menu Print

Ingredients Edit and Save

Original recipe makes 12 servings Change Servings
ADVERTISEMENT

Directions

  1. Slice corn from the cob into a large skillet, leaving about a third of the kernel still on the cob. Using the back of the knife, scrape all of the juice and remaining kernels into the skillet. Stir in water, sugar, and salt and cook over medium high heat until sugar has dissolved, about 10 minutes. Allow to cool to room temperature before serving.
Kitchen-Friendly View
  • PREP 30 mins
  • COOK 10 mins
  • READY IN 40 mins
ADVERTISEMENT

Reviews More Reviews

Most Helpful Positive Review
May 07, 2009

Being from Iowa, I would have to say that the addition of sugar to fresh sweet corn is sacriledge, lol.....as well as unnecessary. Real sweet corn will not need it!! But this is a good idea if you have to use corn from a can; drain about half the liquid, add a couple pats of butter, a tsp. or so (to taste) of sugar and a dash of salt. Simmer while you get the rest of the meal together, serve. Makes canned corn pretty tasty!

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Jul 13, 2009

This simply was not any good. We followed the recipe to a T (how could you not with as few of ingredients) and nobody in my family enjoyed this. Much easier to simply stick to buying good sweet corn.

 

6 Ratings

May 04, 2009

This recipie is fast, easy to make and tastes great! I increased the salt by 1//2 tsp and the corn was perfect!

 
May 12, 2009

When I visited Trader Joe's today, they had corn on the cob--unusual for them, so I picked up a couple of ears, remembering this new recipe. I scaled it to 2 servings, and I added only half the salt but all of the sugar (we don't have sweet corn here in Socal this time of year, if ever!). I was hoping it would be like creamed corn, and it was in texture. If I make it again, I would reduce the sugar to 1/4 and leave the salt at 1/2. But it was good, and it lives up to its name. It may be a good jumping off point for other additions--like minced sweet red peppers or something. I love the idea of this, so I'll play with it!

 
Mar 18, 2013

I followed this recipe exactly, scaled down for the 1 corn on the cob I had left. I was worried it would be too sweet, but the sugar actually wasn't bad. For the most part the additions just bring out the flavor of the corn. The only thing was the salt. It was bearable for me because I like salt so much, but I would cut it by half first, then go up from there. I didn't miss the butter in this recipe at all. A healthier version of fresh corn on the cob, or a nice recipe for canned corn. Will make again. Thanks Nathan!

 
May 29, 2014

Just finished cooking mine. Added butter to the mix and it tasters yummy.

 

Rate This Recipe

Glad you liked it! Your friends will, too:
ADVERTISEMENT

Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 110 kcal
  • 5%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 25.4 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 1.1 g
  • 2%
  • Fiber
  • 2.4 g
  • 10%
  • Protein
  • 2.9 g
  • 6%
  • Sodium
  • 1177 mg
  • 47%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

See More

About the Cook

 
ADVERTISEMENT
Go Pro!

In Season

 Quick & Easy Grilling
Quick & Easy Grilling

Easy weeknight dinners, ready in a flash.

Fresh Summer Meals
Fresh Summer Meals

Enjoy the bright days of summer with easy recipes.

Subscribe Today! Only $7.99
Subscribe Today! Only $7.99

Delicious recipes, party ideas, and helpful cooking tips! Get a year of Allrecipes magazine for just $7.99!

Related Videos

Sweet Corn Cake

See how to make Mexican sweet corn pudding-cake.

How to Grill Corn on the Cob

See an easy way to grill fresh corn on the cob.

Microwave Corn on the Cob

The no-nonsense way to make quick, perfect corn on the cob.

Recently Viewed Recipes

 
ADVERTISEMENT
Argentina  |  Australia & New Zealand  |  Brazil  |  Canada  |  China  |  France  |  Germany  |  India  |  Italy  |  Japan  |  Korea  |  Mexico

Netherlands  |  Poland  |  Quebec  |  Russia  |  SE Asia  |  United Kingdom & Ireland  |  United States