Creamy Skillet Corn

Creamy Skillet Corn


"This is one of the most popular corn dishes during Thanksgiving and Christmas. It is not your traditional boring old corn. This recipe includes butter, cream and shallots. I always get rave reviews when I make this."


25 m servings 277 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 277 kcal
  • 14%
  • Fat:
  • 20.8 g
  • 32%
  • Carbs:
  • 23.5g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 3.7 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 64 mg
  • 21%
  • Sodium:
  • 365 mg
  • 15%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add shallots and sugar, and saute for 2 to 3 minutes. Stir in corn and water, and cook until tender, about 5 minutes. Gradually stir in cream, and cook until cream is reduced and sauce thickens, about 8 minutes. Season with nutmeg, salt, and pepper.
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  1. 23 Ratings


I've never had better frozen corn! I used onion, as I didn't have shallots and half and half instead of cream to lower the fat content. Served it with smoked pork ribs and potato salad. Yum Y...

Easy to prepare and the cream added a nice taste and texture. Unfortunately we found this to be bland. I'll try this again with extra shallots.

I couldn't figure out why this didn't have a higher rating until I read closer that it calls for frozen corn. I was searching for a home made creamed corn recipe so I had fresh corn & cut it of...

So good I will never have plain corn again!! Followed recipe exactly and there was not one kernel left. Thanks for the recipe.

I liked the base of this recipe. I added fresh garlic when I sauteed the onions (what I had), skipped the nutmeg, and added garlic salt at the finish. Wonderful!

Delish - my family loved this! I added some thinly chopped green and red pepper for color as well.

A perfect, simple side dish to accompany our dinner tonight! I measured nothing... I used white onion since it's all I had on hand and skipped the sugar. For extra flavor and color (and cuz I kn...

This was just okay, nothing spectacular.

Easy and tastes great. I made it for a birthday dinner and everyone loved it.