5 Delicious Recipes You Can Make With A Can Of Corn

5 delicious recipes you can make with a can of corn

Corn is considered a beneficial product for health. In fact, thanks to its high content of fiber and other nutrients, such as folic acid, it helps to activate the metabolism and prevent heart disease.

In addition, this natural ingredient, which comes from the cob, is a natural antioxidant with a rich flavor, especially if the product is fresh.

1. Seafood salad with corn

Salad with corn

Ingredients

  • 200g of lettuce
  • 1 can of sweet corn (150g)
  • 2 slices of pineapple (60 g)
  • 6 cherry tomatoes
  • 25 cooked and peeled shrimp
  • 5 tablespoons of mayonnaise (75 ml)
  • 3 tablespoons of tomato sauce (60 g)
  • 2 tablespoons of orange juice (30 ml)

Preparation

  1. First, chop all the ingredients very small, reserving some shrimp tails for decoration.
  2. Then, in a large bowl, place all the chopped ingredients.
  3. Then add the corn, mayonnaise, sauce, and orange juice.
  4. Then cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate.
  5. Finally, serve, and garnish with shrimp tails and cherry tomatoes.

2. Chicken and corn stew

Ingredients

  • 1 chicken breast (about 300 g)
  • a big potato
  • 1 medium onion (50 g)
  • One clove of garlic (5 g)
  • 1 carrot (60 g)
  • Corn (150 g)
  • 1 glass of milk (200 ml)
  • 1 tablespoon of cheddar cheese (20 g)
  • A glass of sour cream (200 ml)
  • ½ cup of fresh cilantro (20 g)
  • salt
  • ¼ cup of fresh white cheese (50 g)

Preparation

  1. First, in a pan, cook the chicken breast, with salt, onion and garlic.
  2. Once cooked, shred and set aside.
  3. Then cook the potatoes and carrots in the same water you cooked the chicken in.
  4. After that, add the shredded chicken, can of sweet corn, cream, milk, and cheddar cheese to the pan.
  5. Then cook for 30 minutes or until thickened.
  6. After that, add the coriander and let it rest.
  7. Finally, serve with cubes of fresh cheese.

3. Cold noodles with tuna and corn

Ingredients

  • Pasta (400 g)
  • 3 cans of tuna (475 g)
  • 1 can of corn (150 g)
  • 2 boiled eggs
  • Olive oil
  • salt

Preparation

  1. First, cook the pasta in salted water.
  2. Soon after, cook the eggs.
  3. Afterwards, strain the pasta and rinse it in cold water to stop the cooking process.
  4. Also, add a drizzle of oil and set aside.
  5. On the other hand, shred the tuna, cut the eggs into small pieces, and remove the liquid from the corn.
  6. Soon after, add all the ingredients in a bowl, and mix well to integrate the flavors.
  7. Finally, drizzle with extra virgin olive oil, or with a touch of mayonnaise.

4. Chicken with cream of spinach and corn

Ingredients

  • 2 medium chicken breasts (about 250 g)
  • 2 cups of clean spinach cut into strips (80 g)
  • 1 can of corn (150 g)
  • 1 onion sliced
  • ½ cup sour cream or sour cream (125 ml)
  • ½ cup of chicken or vegetable stock (100 ml)
  • salt
  • chili

Preparation

  1. First, season the chicken with salt and pepper, and fry it in a pan with a little oil and the onion rings.
  2. Once the chicken is done, add the corn and spinach.
  3. Later, when the spinach is tender, add the broth and cover.
  4. Then cook until the spinach comes to a boil. Then add the cream and mix it well.
  5. Finally, serve with boiled potatoes or rice.

5. Rice with pork and corn

Corn grains

Ingredients

  • 2 cups of rice (300 g)
  • Pork meat cut into small pieces (about 400 g)
  • 4 cups of vegetable stock (800 ml)
  • 1 onion
  • ½ red pepper
  • 1 green pepper
  • One can of corn (150 g)
  • 1 cup of peas (150 g)
  • A cup of broccoli (170 g)
  • 1 diced carrot
  • A zucchini in cubes
  • Olive oil
  • salt, pepper and oregano

Preparation

  1. First, in a pan with oil, seal the pork.
  2. Then add the onion, peppers, carrots and zucchini, and mix well.
  3. Afterwards, add the rice, and saute for about three minutes. Then season with salt, pepper and oregano.
  4. On the other hand, add the broth and cook over high heat. When it starts to boil, cover, and continue cooking over a very low heat.
  5. Also, cook for fifteen minutes and add corn and broccoli.
  6. Then check if the rice is on point, and adjust the salt.
  7. Finally, let it sit and serve.

 

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