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Gulliver’s Creamed Corn

By October 1, 2013July 4th, 2018MSG, Savory Cuisine Corner
Creamed corn

Looking for a hearty side dish to please any crowd? Or to serve as your vegetable dish with a holiday meal? Give this simple-to-make delicious creamed corn recipe a try. The MSG enhances the flavor of the corn (which can be either fresh or frozen corn).

Gulliver's Creamed Corn

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 8


  • 2 20-oz. packages frozen corn kernels thawed
  • 1 cup whipping cream
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. MSG
  • 2 Tbsp. sugar
  • white or cayenne pepper to taste
  • 2 Tbsp. flour
  • 2 Tbsp. butter


  1. Place corn kernels, whipping cream, milk, salt, MSG, sugar, and pepper in a large stockpot. Bring to a slow, low boil beginning on medium heat, stirring frequently. Simmer for 5 minutes on low heat.

  2. Melt butter in the microwave, or in a small saucepan on low heat. Whisk in flour until smooth. Stir into the corn until well blended.  Serve hot.

Recipe Notes

Popular brands for MSG that you can most likely find in your local grocery store in the spices/seasonings section: Accent, Ajinomoto or Vedan brand.

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