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Delicious Coconut-Creamed Corn and Grains

Honestly, I was skeptical of this Delicious Coconut-Creamed Corn and Grains as I didn’t know whether the aromatics were able to carry the dish. I finally made this Delicious Coconut-Creamed Corn and Grains with quinoa and of course fresh corn and crispy onions. I also used farro, added some red pepper flakes, and Left the seeds in the jalapeñofor extra spice. Lime juice on top made it wonderful! It tastes yummy as a side dish or meal.

Don’t skip on the lime and if I cook it again I will invest in the crispy onions as topping because they make everything better.

Delicious Coconut-Creamed Corn and Grains

Delicious Coconut-Creamed Corn and Grains. This meal is so delicious and very healthy. It includes turmeric, chiles, and chewy-nutty cooked grains balance the sweetness of fresh corn in this loose vegan riff on creamed corn.
Total Time 15 minutes
Course Main Course, Side Dish
Servings 2


  • 2 ears of fresh corn, husked
  • 1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • ½ serrano chile or jalapeño, thinly sliced
  • piece fresh ginger, peeled, sliced into matchsticks
  • 2 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
  • 1 scallion, thinly sliced, plus more for serving
  • ¼ tsp ground turmeric
  • 1 cup cooked grains, such as freekeh, farro, or quinoa
  • ½ cup unsweetened coconut milk, plus more for serving
  • Kosher salt
  • 2 tbsp store-bought crispy onions, such as Lars Own, French’s, or Maesri
  • Lime wedges (for serving)


  • Cut kernels from corn; set aside.
  • Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium until shimmering. Cook chile, ginger, garlic, and 1 sliced scallion, tossing, until softened and fragrant, 1–2 minutes.
  • Add turmeric and cook, stirring frequently, just until darkened and fragrant, about 30 seconds.
  • Add reserved corn and increase heat to medium-high. Cook, tossing occasionally, until corn is beginning to lightly brown, about 3 minutes.
  • Add grains and cook, tossing often, until heated through and beginning to crisp around the edges, about 2 minutes.
  • Add ½ cup coconut milk; season with salt. Bring to a simmer and cook, adding 1–2 Tbsp. water if needed to loosen, until flavors have melded, about 3 minutes.
  • Transfer corn mixture to a plate. Drizzle with more coconut milk, then top with crispy onions and sliced scallions. Serve with lime wedges alongside for squeezing over.


Tip: You can increase the quantity of the original ingredients to meet your specification.
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