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Creamed Corn With Bacon

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“From an old issue of Gourmet magazine.”
READY IN:
35mins
SERVES:
4
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Bring a kettle of water to a boil and have ready a large bowl of ice and cold water.
  2. Add corn to boiling water and simmer 4 minutes.
  3. With tongs transfer corn to ice water to stop cooking.
  4. When corn is cool enough to handle, drain and cut corn kernels from cobs.
  5. Cut bacon into 1/8-inch-thick strips.
  6. In a heavy skillet cook bacon over moderate heat, stirring occasionally, until browned and transfer to paper towels to drain.
  7. Thinly slice enough scallions crosswise to measure 1 cup.
  8. In a 3-quart heavy saucepan simmer cream, water, and lemon juice with bacon, scallions, and butter, stirring, 1 minute.
  9. Add corn and pepper and salt to taste and cook until liquid is slightly thickened, about 5 minutes.

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