Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Creamy Corn and Chicken Pasta

Joanne from Eat Well with Others made Pasta with Fresh Corn Pesto recently. What an idea I say! So using that as an inspiration, I made a version of it on the stove top. Instead of blitzing it with the food processor, I used creamed corn instead. I took Joanne's advice, and used fresh corn. Amazingly good stuff. While I love a packet of frozen corn in the freezer for emergency situations, fresh is always best isn't it?

I had some dill left over from making the fritters, and decided to add some of that to it instead. And everyone knows about my addiction to chili. So in that goes. For protein, it was chicken.

Did it remind you of something?

Almost like a pasta version of chicken sweet corn soup! Ha!

Nevertheless, it made a simple and "whatever in the pantry" meal. Certainly, this has the creaminess without the added cream or fat.

Cream Corn and Chicken Pasta (Serves 4)
250 grams of spaghetti cooked in salted boiling water
2 cans of cream corn
1 tablespoon of garlic
1 corn with kennels removed
1 cup of water
1/2 cup of fresh dill
1 chicken breast thinly sliced
Parmesan cheese

Saute garlic will fragrant. Add cream corn and stir throughly. Add fresh corn kennels and 1/2 cup of the water. Simmer till corn is cooked. Quickly add chicken and dill and cook through. Add the remaining water if needed. Toss spag through it. Serve with cracked black pepper and parmesan cheese.



Pia said...

simple and delicious pasta

Cook healthy

Joanne said...

I love your rendition of this fabulous dish! It's one of my favorites. And yes - fresh is ALWAYS better!

Little Corner of Mine said...

Yes, it does remind me of the pasta version of the chicken sweet corn soup. Haha!

Sonia (Nasi Lemak Lover) said...

look simple and nice!

Kitchen Belleicious said...

i loved joanne's pasta when she did it and I love yours now! It looks delicious with the sweet corn and nutty chicken! Delish!

lena said...

never had this corn idea before for pasta but it sure sounds creamy and tasty!!

daphne said...

thanks Pia

Joanne- Yeah! Thanks for the inspiration.

Jessica- yum!

Lena- yeah! thanks

Ching- hahha..yes with additional carbs!

tigerfish said...

i like the idea of this! but i can't remove corn kernels from the cob now :(

Aimei said...

I was attracted the moment I see this- creamy corn. :)

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