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Corn Dip

Corn Jalapeño Dip - fresh corn dip with some heat from the jalapeno, garlic and of course, that cheesy goodness.
Course Appetizers
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 3 -4
Author Imma

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 2 ears fresh corn 1 ¾ cups corn kernels
  • ¼ Cajun salt or salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped yellow onions
  • ¼ cup finely chopped red bell peppers
  • 1/2 jalapeno pepper
  • ¼ cup chopped green onions green and white parts
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/2 to 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 ounces Monterey jack cheese shredded
  • 2 ounces sharp cheddar shredded
  • ¼ teaspoon smoked paprika
  • Taro chips for dipping

Instructions

  • Directions
  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Place a large heavy skillet over medium-high heat. Then add ½ tablespoon butter. Let it melt
  • Add the corn, salt, and pepper. Sauté the corn, stirring occasionally, until the corn turn deep golden brown, approximately 5 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and place corn in bowl. If there are any burns lightly wipe with a paper towel.
  • Melt the remaining ½ tablespoon of butter in the same skillet. Followed by the onions, bell peppers, smoked paprika and garlic. Cook, stirring often, until the onions are translucent, about 2 minutes.
  • Finally add the green onions, continue cooking for about a minute or until tender.
  • Transfer to the bowl with the corn mixture. Add the mayonnaise, 1/2 of the Monterey jack and half of the cheddar, and thoroughly combine ingredients. Pour into 4 -inch square baking dish, then sprinkle sprinkle the remaining cheese on top. You may refrigerate at this point until ready to bake.
  • When ready bake for about 10 to 12 minutes or until bubbly and golden brown, 10 to 12 minutes. Serve hot with taro chips.