Daddy's Fried Corn and Onions Recipe -
Daddy's Fried Corn and Onions Recipe
  • READY IN 25 mins

Daddy's Fried Corn and Onions

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"Combining my two favorites, fried onions and fresh corn, my husband came up with this very simple, delicious side dish."

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    15 mins

    25 mins


  1. Cut corn kernels from cob. Melt butter in a medium skillet over medium heat. Saute corn kernels just until tender, then mix in onion. Continue to saute until onion is just beginning to turn crispy. Season with salt and pepper. Enjoy warm or cold.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Mar 26, 2005

For the people who said this was too fatty and too buttery (1/2 tablespoon per serving!)- This is really a nutritionally friendly recipe! Read Nutrition Information: Amount Per Serving = Calories: 161; Total Fat: 7g; Cholesterol: 16mg; Sodium: 384mg; Total Carbs: 25.6g; Dietary Fiber: 3.1g; Protein: 3.5g

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jul 24, 2003

It was ok... not really worth the effort.

May 30, 2004

I used this as a side dish for Aussie Chicken from this site. I needed to cook some bacon for the chicken and I saw some reviewrs say that they thought a bit of crumbled bacon would taste good with this side dish. So, I used just a little bit of the bacon drippings to "fry" up the corn and onions. The result was amazing. It tasted wonderful and the hubby and I both really liked. I know not a healthy dish...but who cares. Tasted great. Thanks for the post.

Jul 24, 2003

I substituted 2 cups of corn for the 4 fresh ears-this was a great side with barbecued ribs.

Sep 30, 2003

I grew up with this. I often add some chopped green bell peppers and on occassion, some fried bacon (crumbled). However, it really is good as is. Great side to burgers or grilled BBQ chicken. Fresh sweet corn is the best but I have used frozen corn w/ decent results.

Jul 24, 2003

thought everybody knew about this.For winter use,blanch the ears and then cool in ice water.Cut off of ears and freeze.This way you will have it for winter days and never open a can of that bland and tasteless stuff again

May 04, 2009

For folks who have not caramelized onions before - the process takes at least 20 minutes at low temp. Start the onions (with butter and salt/spice) first and once they get brown, and sweet, and delicious... :) then add the corn.

Jul 24, 2003

Really good! I added some fresh garlic too.


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  • Calories
  • 162 kcal
  • 8%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 25.9 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol
  • 15 mg
  • 5%
  • Fat
  • 6.9 g
  • 11%
  • Fiber
  • 3.1 g
  • 12%
  • Protein
  • 3.4 g
  • 7%
  • Sodium
  • 367 mg
  • 15%

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

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