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Fresh Creamed Corn

This is the tastiest possible way to have fresh creamed corn. Ever. And it's so easy, too!
Categories Side
Difficulty Easy
Keyword creamed corn with fresh corn, fresh creamed corn, how to make fresh creamed corn
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 18 minutes
Servings 4 cups
Calories 173 kcal
Author Lacey Baier of A Sweet Pea Chef


  • 4 fresh ears corn preferably, but can also be steamed or pre-cut, grilled
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1/2 tbsp arrowroot starch
  • 1 1/2 tsp coconut sugar plus more to taste
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt plus more to taste
  • 3/4 cup full fat coconut milk


  1. Heat oil over medium heat to melt in a saucepan.

  2. Slice all the kernels off the cooked/grilled corn.
  3. Add the corn, arrowroot starch, salt and coocnut sugar to the oil in the saucepan and stir to combine.

  4. Stir and cook 1 minute.

  5. Add the coconut milk and cook an additional 5-8 minutes to thicken. Season to taste with additional salt and/or sugar, if needed.

  6. Serve hot.

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Nutrition Facts
Fresh Creamed Corn
Amount Per Serving (1 cup)
Calories 173 Calories from Fat 162
% Daily Value*
Fat 18g28%
Saturated Fat 16g80%
Sodium 155mg6%
Potassium 118mg3%
Carbohydrates 5g2%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 7mg1%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.