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31 May 2010 @ 02:12 pm
Not really a recipe  
Heat some frozen corn according to package directions. Could, of course, also use canned or fresh corn. Frozen was what I had handy.

In a frying pan of appropriate size for the amount of corn, heat enough butter or margarine to coat the bottom of the pan.

When the butter is sizzling, add the corn.

Season with salt, pepper, garlic powder, and chili powder to taste.

Fry until it's as done as you like it; the longer you fry it the chewier it gets. Depending on your tastes, this may be either a feature or a bug.

Sprinkle some lime juice over the top.

zemhitchhiker on May 31st, 2010 10:01 pm (UTC)
you're the first american i've seen who seasons your corn the indian way :) good on you
Janet Miles, CAP-OMjanetmiles on May 31st, 2010 10:06 pm (UTC)
Really? That's how my Dad used to make fried corn as a side dish.
zemhitchhiker on May 31st, 2010 10:11 pm (UTC)
yeah, here it's steamed corn, but mostly americans look at me funny when i want to add both lime and butter to it
Janet Miles, CAP-OMjanetmiles on June 1st, 2010 12:39 am (UTC)
Okay, correction, the pepper, garlic, and chile were Dad's; the lime juice was a spontaneous addition this afternoon because it looked good.
Trinkertrinker on June 1st, 2010 04:54 am (UTC)
Ha! That's a Mexican thing, zemmie.