Pic of Creamed corn

Creamed corn

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Creamed corn

Side Serves 4 25 min
A delicious accompaniment to barbecued meats.


  • 2 large sweetcorn cobs
  • 25g butter
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion, finely diced
  • 4 tbsp double cream
  • leaves from 3 fresh thyme sprigs
  • ½ tsp paprika
  • salt and pepper
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Prep time: 5 min
Cooking time: 20 min
  • Step 1

    Remove the papery husks and any stringy bits from the cobs. Stand on their ends and cut off the kernels.
  • Step 2

    Melt the butter and oil in a saucepan. Add the onion and fry gently for about 8 minutes.
  • Step 3

    Add the corn kernels, cream, thyme and paprika. Season and simmer for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until tender.
  • Step 4

    For a creamier texture, purée a little of the mixture and stir back in.

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