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Mexican Fried Corn Recipe

When I was growing up, my mother used to serve fried corn for breakfast with scrambled eggs and tortillas. Here in Arizona, corn is widely used in many dishes. This is a great way to use it— my husband and I both enjoy it. —Sylvia Kessick, Dewey, Arizona
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:4-6 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 cups fresh corn
  • 1/2 cup diced onion
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chilies
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Directions

  • 1. In a skillet, cook corn and onion in butter until tender. Add chilies, salt and pepper; cook and stir over medium heat for about 5-7 minutes. Serve immediately. Yield: 4-6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1/2 cup) equals 142 calories, 9 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 20 mg cholesterol, 164 mg sodium, 17 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 3 g protein.