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Home-Style Fried Corn

A delicious way to eat fresh corn.
Course Side Dish, Vegetable
Cuisine All-American
Keyword bacon, corn, evaporated milk
Prep Time 15 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 194kcal
Author Lynn / Turnips 2 Tangerines


  • 3 cups fresh off the cob corn
  • 4 strips bacon, chopped
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup sweet red pepper, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 cup canned evaporated milk or heavy cream
  • mashed potatoes, optional


  • If using fresh ears of corn, cut kernels off the cob. Measure 3 cups.
  • In a 10-inch frying pan, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Remove bacon, reserve drippings. Drain the bacon on paper towels; set aside
  • Add the corn, onion and red pepper to reserved bacon drippings. Cook over medium heat; stirring constantly for 8 minutes or until corn is tender and lightly browned. Stir in the flour, salt, pepper and sugar. Add the milk. Cook, stirring constantly, until mixture starts to thicken.
  • Cook and stir for 2 minutes mores. Sprinkle with the bacon pieces.
  • Serve over mashed potatoes if desired. Makes 4 servings


Serving: 1g | Calories: 194kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 17mg | Sodium: 335mg | Potassium: 510mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 865IU | Vitamin C: 33.8mg | Calcium: 90mg | Iron: 0.8mg