Quick Skillet Recipe Featuring Cilantro and Corn
Every cook, no matter how skilled, appreciates a tasty but quick recipe. One of many recipes featuring cilantro is a dish that gives you a unique and simple way to prepare corn. This recipe is great because it gives you the...
Every cook, no matter how skilled, appreciates a tasty but quick recipe. One of many recipes featuring cilantro is a dish that gives you a unique and simple way to prepare corn.
This recipe is great because it gives you the option of using either fresh or frozen corn. It is a great way to prepare corn if you don't have much time and want to try something new.
One of the best parts of this recipe is that the corn can be used in many ways:
- a side dish
- garnishes for chili and other dishes
- in salads
- in burritos or tacos
It is nice to have a simple recipe that can give you multiple uses from your creation.
Here is a quick and simple sweet corn recipe featuring cilantro:
Skillet Corn with Cilantro
(recipe from southamericanfood.about.com)
- 1 tablespoon of butter
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 tablespoon of water
- 1 small onion, chopped
- one 16 oz bag of frozen corn, or four cups of fresh kernels
- 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
- dash of salt and pepper
- Sauté the onions, olive oil, and butter over medium heat in a skillet until soft. (Approximately 5-8 minutes)
- Add the corn and water and cook. Stir for about five minutes before adding the cilantro. Cook for another 1-2 minutes.
- Remove from heat and season with the salt and pepper.
This makes enough for 4-6 people, so don't be afraid to modify the measurements as needed.
This recipe can be especially useful if you have some leftover cilantro you want to use up as well as some leftover corn. In the future you could use less cilantro if the taste is too strong for you.
If this recipe doesn't suit your needs, don't be afraid to browse our blog for cilantro recipes to find something that will work for you. One of the joys of cooking is experimenting to find the perfect recipe for you and your family.
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