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Simple Fresh Corn with Rice Family Dinner Recipes

Fresh Corn with Rice


This variation on the traditional beans and rice combination is delicious with roast poultry, especially Cornish hens.

Makes 6 servings

  • 2 tablespoon butter

  • 1 bunch (6 to 8) green onions (scallions), white part only, thinly sliced

  • 2 cups fresh corn kernels, cut from the cob (4 to 5 ears), or 2 cups thawed frozen corn kernels

  • Salt and freshly grounded black pepper to taste

  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin

  • 1/4 cup chicken stock

  • 2 cups cooked long grain rice (about 2/3 cup raw rice), hot

  • Chopped fresh parsley

  1. Melt the butter in a medium skillet over medium heat. Add the green onions and cook 1 minutes. Stir in the corn and cook over medium heat for 2 minutes. Season and cook until almost all the liquid is evaporated, 2 to 3 minutes. Stir the rice into the corn and heat through. Serve very hot, garnished with the chopped parsley.

  2. Variation: stir 2 cups shredded fresh spinach into the corn mixture before adding the stock. Cook 2 minutes, stirring. Add the stock and continue with the recipe. This simple family dinner recipes will serve 6 to 8 people.

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