Skillet corn

Skillet corn

Serve (or preserve) fresh corn as a sweet or savory side. 🌽


  • 3 cups corn kernels, cut fresh from cob (about 4-5 cobs)
  • 0.25 tsp salt
  • 0.5 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp honey
  • 4 Tbsp butter (or rendered fat)
  • about half of a cup water (or chicken broth)
  • 1 Tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 0.25 cup whole milk
  • A tablespoon or two of finely chopped onions, shallots, or chives (optional)


  1. Melt fat in the pan, stir in flour and cook for a few minutes to make a roux in a skillet. Sweat the onion or shallots, if using.
  2. Add corn, salt, pepper, honey, milk, and water/broth. Simmer 20 minutes on medium heat, stirring from time to time.
  3. Serve!


  • Can be frozen once cooled off. Reheat in skillet on low heat.
  • Can use frozen or canned corn if needed. Watch/adjust the salt content accordingly.