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Cilantro Corn

In 25 minutes, turn frozen corn into a fiesta favorite with chile-infused butter and fresh cilantro.

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  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 25 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 5
 

Ingredients

2
tablespoons butter or margarine
3
serrano chiles, seeded, finely chopped
1/2
cup finely chopped onion
2
teaspoons finely chopped garlic
1
bag (12 oz) Green Giant™ Steamers™ Niblets® frozen corn, thawed
1
cup water
1/4
cup chopped fresh cilantro or 3 tablespoons dried epazote or 1 tablespoon fresh epazote
1/2
teaspoon salt
2
tablespoons fresh cilantro leaves
2
to 3 teaspoons fresh lime juice

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 In 2-quart saucepan, heat butter over medium heat until melted. Stir in chiles, onion and garlic; cook and stir until onion is transparent.
  • 2 Stir in corn, water, epazote and salt. Cover and cook over low heat until corn is tender; drain. Serve hot with cilantro and lime juice.
  • 1 In 2-quart saucepan, heat butter over medium heat until melted. Stir in chiles, onion and garlic; cook and stir until onion is transparent.
  • 2 Stir in corn, water, epazote and salt. Cover and cook over low heat until corn is tender; drain. Serve hot with cilantro and lime juice.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

For a more authentic take on this recipe, use 3 tablespoons dried epazote, stems removed, in place of the cilantro.

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Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
110
(
Calories from Fat
45),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
5%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
270mg
270%;
Total Carbohydrate
14g
14%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Vitamin C
6%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.