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Spicy-sweet curry corn saute

August  3, 2011
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  • Serves 4
Author Notes

This is a variation on an appetizer that my French host mother served to my family when they came to visit me in Paris. It can be served hot or cold, as an hors d'oeuvre or a side dish. She made it with carrots sliced into coins, but I find that using corn makes it extra summery. —sugarbiscuitbakers

What You'll Need
  • 3 cups corn kernels
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • scant 1/3 cups your favorite curry powder
  • big pinch salt
  • 1/4 cup julienned fresh basil
  1. Heat the oil in a medium skillet
  2. Add the brown sugar, curry powder and salt-stir to mostly dissolve the sugar
  3. Add the corn. Toss until all kernels are coated and are lightly caramelized
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