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Fresh Creamed Corn

One of my favorite ways to enjoy corn on the cob is to transform it into healthy and fresh creamed corn. Made with clean-eating ingredients, this recipe is soon to be your favorite when looking for a tasty side dish!

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, steamed or 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 coconut 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.
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.