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Creamy Corn Recipe

This Creamy Corn Recipe is a dairy-free creamed corn recipe that's not only healthy but so delicious. Instead of cream, it's simmered in a coconut milk borth studded with garlic, cilantro and crushed red pepper.

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword creamed corn, creamy corn, dairy free creamed corn, corn side dish,
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 109 kcal
Author Nicole


  • 2 tsp coconut oil
  • 3 large garlic cloves
  • 10 oz frozen corn kernels, defrosted
  • 1/2 cup light coconut milk (make sure to shake the can)
  • 3/4 tsp kosher salt
  • 2 tbsp chopped cilantro
  • pinch crushed red pepper flakes


  1. Heat a medium skillet to a medium-low heat. Add oil. Once the oil is hot, add the garlic. Saute for 1-2 minutes until slightly softened and fragrant. Add corn, turn the heat up to medium, and saute 1-2 minutes until bright yellow.

  2. Pour in coconut milk and add salt. Bring to a boil and reduce to a simmer. Simmer for 5-6 minutes until slightly thickened. Season with salt and pepper.

Nutrition Facts
Creamy Corn Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 109 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Fat 5g8%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Sodium 458mg20%
Potassium 164mg5%
Carbohydrates 16g5%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 186IU4%
Vitamin C 5mg6%
Calcium 4mg0%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.