Recipe courtesy of Cooking Channel
Save Recipe Print
Total:
45 min
Prep:
15 min
Cook:
30 min
Yield:
4 servings (3/4 cup corn and about 5 shrimp per serving)
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

Directions

Shear the corn kernels from the cobs with a knife, working over a large bowl or tube pan to catch the kernels. Run a knife along the cobs to press out the milky juices and add to the kernels. Break 4 cobs in half and combine with the half-and-half and 1 cup water in a saucepan. Discard the remaining cobs or save for making a broth. Bring to a simmer over medium heat, cover and steep while you pull the rest of the ingredients together, about 10 minutes. 

Put the shrimp in a bowl of cold water with 1 tablespoon salt and set aside. 

Heat a large non-reactive skillet over medium heat. Add one tablespoon of the butter and oil and when the butter melts, add the cumin seeds, mustard seeds and turmeric and cook until the seeds pop, about 2 minutes. Add the chiles and ginger and cook, stirring until lightly toasted, scraping the pan with a wooden spoon so the ginger toasts but doesn't stick, about 3 minutes. 

Add the corn, strain the corn-and-milk broth to the pan and bring to a low simmer over medium heat. Discard the cobs. Season with 3/4 teaspoon salt and some pepper. Cook until the liquid reduces to coat the corn in a light sauce, 5 to 7 minutes. (The corn can be prepared ahead to this point.) 

Drain the shrimp well. Turn the heat down to medium-low and add the shrimp with the curry leaves, if using, and cook in the corn, covered, stirring periodically, until they curl and turn light pink, about 4 minutes. (If using cilantro, add after the shrimp are cooked). Whisk in the remaining tablespoon butter. Serve with lime wedges and tomato chutney.

Trending Videos 6 Videos

Get the recipe

Watermelon and Cucumber Salad 00:42

This refreshing summertime salad can be made with just a few ingredients.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Black Bean and Corn Salad

Recipe courtesy of Rachael Ray

Southern Creamed Corn

Recipe courtesy of The Neelys

Baked Creamed Corn With Red Bell Peppers and Jalapenos

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Curried Corn

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Lemon Curry Corn Fritters

Recipe courtesy of Janet Johnston

Curried Corn Soup with Ginger

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Indian Corn with Curry Yogurt

Recipe courtesy of Claire Robinson

Coconut Curry Caramel Corn

Recipe courtesy of Susan Feniger

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          Dig In

          Food Network Apps

          In the Kitchen

          Get over 70,000 FN recipes on all your mobile devices.

          Facebook Messenger

          Ask our bot for recipes, meal ideas and daily food trivia.