Daddy's Fried Corn and Onions

Daddy's Fried Corn and Onions


"Combining my two favorites, fried onions and fresh corn, my husband came up with this very simple, delicious side dish."


25 m servings 162 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 162 kcal
  • 8%
  • Fat:
  • 6.9 g
  • 11%
  • Carbs:
  • 25.9g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 3.4 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 15 mg
  • 5%
  • Sodium:
  • 367 mg
  • 15%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Cut corn kernels from cob. Melt butter in a medium skillet over medium heat. Saute corn kernels just until tender, then mix in onion. Continue to saute until onion is just beginning to turn crispy. Season with salt and pepper. Enjoy warm or cold.
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For the people who said this was too fatty and too buttery (1/2 tablespoon per serving!)- This is really a nutritionally friendly recipe! Read Nutrition Information: Amount Per Serving = Calori...

I used this as a side dish for Aussie Chicken from this site. I needed to cook some bacon for the chicken and I saw some reviewrs say that they thought a bit of crumbled bacon would taste good ...

I substituted 2 cups of corn for the 4 fresh ears-this was a great side with barbecued ribs.

I grew up with this. I often add some chopped green bell peppers and on occassion, some fried bacon (crumbled). However, it really is good as is. Great side to burgers or grilled BBQ chicken. Fr...

thought everybody knew about this.For winter use,blanch the ears and then cool in ice water.Cut off of ears and freeze.This way you will have it for winter days and never open a can of that blan...

For folks who have not caramelized onions before - the process takes at least 20 minutes at low temp. Start the onions (with butter and salt/spice) first and once they get brown, and sweet, and...

Really good! I added some fresh garlic too.

Ive done this several times. It's very good for such a simple recipe. Sometimes I add red bell pepper for color and flavor. My kids actually love it!

i made this for my dad on father's day. its a new way to make corn and its fabulous. I just add my own spices, like garlic salt/pepper and things like that.