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SWEET CORN

$3.49$5.99

  • A member of the grass family.
  • Kernels or seeds are a milky pulp enclosed in a skin and grow on the cob.
  • Sweet corn are hybrids of maize that were selected for their high sugar content.
  • Cob is covered by layers of fibrous husks.
  • The plant is upright and leafy and can grow up to 2m in height.
  • Shallow but extensive, fibrous root system.
  • A single cluster of male flowers (tassel) grows at the top of the plant.
  • Female flowers are the ‘silks’ which grow halfway up the stalk.

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Attention corn lovers! Our NEW Corn Ribs are a delicious snack you’ll want to make on repeat. We guarantee even the fussiest of eaters will love these!

Ingredients

  • 2 corns on the cob
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Parmesan, to taste

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 180C.
  2. Wash the corn and carefully cut it into strips, lengthwise, using a sharp knife.
  3. Spread the corn strips evenly on a tray lined with baking paper.
  4. Drizzle over the olive oil, then sprinkle over the coriander, paprika, garlic, oregano, and salt and pepper. Use your hands to massage the oil and herbs into the corn strips.
  5. Bake the corn in the centre rack of the oven for around 25-30 mins until the corn strips are cooked.
  6. Enjoy the warm corn ribs with some parmesan and a sprinkle of fresh coriander!

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