Inspired by a can of hominy that I impulse-purchased. Adapted from The Wednesday Chef's blog post about Julia Moskin's Caramelized Corn with Fresh Mint.
Sconeman said “it tastes like popcorn.” Minty popcorn. Alternately, use regular canned corn, if you'd like, or a fresh ear of corn. —mrslarkin
1 or 2
10-ounce can hominy, or plain canned or frozen corn, or fresh kernels cut from 1 cob (just over a cupful)
finely chopped fresh mint, or cilantro, or both
kosher salt to taste
In This Recipe
Place canned hominy or corn in a colander. Rinse and drain well.
Heat butter in a sauté pan over medium heat. Add hominy, or corn. When heated through, and hominy/corn starts to pick up a tiny bit of color, remove to a serving bowl. Toss with fresh chopped mint, or cilantro, or both.