How To Cook Canned Corn In Quick Time
Corns are the favorite delicacy for many of the people which come with a high nutritious value and are, therefore, recommended for consumption by the dieticians. Corns are actually very easy to cook if they are cooked with care and can be done in real quick time.
However, their flavor being very delicate, it is essential to cook them with proper care and watch over the flame. Once evenly cooked, corn can go as a good side dish with many of the main courses that we can think of.
Thus, here is the tastiest recipe that you can think of for cookingthe canned corns that you occasionally buy from the departmental stores.
Before we start with the procedure of learning how to cook canned corn in 5-6 minutes, let us jot down the ingredients that are required.
What You Will Need
A medium sized bowl too is required for washing the corns and later for serving them too.
Now that we have arranged for the essentials, let us move on to the process of preparing the much-awaited dish step by step
1- Opening The Can
Use the Can Opener to open the can containing the corn, be careful while doing so or else you mind end up getting a deep cut on your fingers.
Take out as many corns that you want to cook and set them aside in a medium-sized bowl. After you have done so, put the rest of the corn in the container back into the refrigerator.
2- Rinsing the Corn
Now rinse the corn with plenty of water so that the unwanted preservatives are washed away and the real flavor of the corn is what remains. This will be a much healthier way of having the canned corn.
Use the strainer to remove the remaining water from the bowl of corns till the corns are completely dried off
3- Igniting the Flame and Pouring into the Saucepan
Ignite the flame and place the saucepan on medium flame till it gets sufficiently heated up. Now pour the corns into the saucepan and cover it with a lid. Keep the flame on a medium scale
In case you set the flame on low, the corns might become too hard because they might get overcooked.Stir the corns by removing the lid occasionally so that the corns are boiled evenly
4- Checking for Sufficiently Boiling And Enhancing The Flavor
After they are boiled sufficiently, remove the saucepan from the gas stove.
Now add a spoonful of butter and the required amount of salt and pepper to enhance the taste of your side dish.Mix them well using a spoon so that the flavors are evenly distributed. Keep this mixture for 2-3 minutes
5- Pouring Out the Cooked Corn
After you are happy with the flavor, pour the cooked corn in a medium-sized bowl. Garnish the corn with smoked paprika or chili flakes if you want your side dish to be a little spicy. Serve while the preparation is hot.
Try Cooking Some Canned Corn Today
After you have carefully followed these steps, you will realize that you have actually learned how to cook canned corn.
You can also cook the same dish by in a microwave. The difference, in that case, would be the use of utensil, that is, you need to use a microwave-proof container instead of the saucepan and follow the same steps as mentioned above.
Though the nutritional value in both these cases would be the same, however, experts and also those people who treasure their culinary skills have quoted that cooking corn on the gas stove gives a more natural flavor and is, thus, a preferable mode of cooking.
So, what are you waiting for? Grab the ingredients and the essentials right away and give a pleasant surprise to your happy family!