Recipe courtesy of Cooking Channel
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

Pushable Rose Pops 00:48

Cool off this summer with these raspberry gelatin and rose cake pops.

Similar Topics:

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Black Bean and Corn Salad

Recipe courtesy of Rachael Ray

Fresh Corn Tomato Salad

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Grilled Corn Cakes

Recipe courtesy of Robin Miller

Grilled Corn Salad

Recipe courtesy of The Neelys

Grilled Corn and Bean Salad

Recipe courtesy of Valerie Bertinelli

Cast Iron Skillet Corn Bread

Recipe courtesy of Alex Guarnaschelli

Grilled Corn and Cheese Cakes

Recipe courtesy of Giada De Laurentiis

Grilled Corn on the Cob with Garlic Butter, Fresh Lime and Cotija Cheese

Recipe courtesy of Bobby Flay

Curried Corn

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          Get Cooking

          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.