Corn Coblets

Corn Coblets

6 medium size ears of corn

4 quarts water

3/4 cup white vinegar

1 cup minced onion

2-3 tablespoons sugar

1 jar (2 oz.) chopped pimiento, drained

1 teaspoon mustard seed

1 teaspoon crushed dried hot red chilies

1/2 teaspoon salt (optional)

With heavy sharp knife, cut corn crosswise into 3/4″ rounds (use a hammer or mallet to drive knife through cob)

Bring 4 quarts of water to a boil, add corn pieces, cover, & cook until hot, 2-3 minutes. Drain & pour into shallow rimmed dish about 9 x 13″.

In pan combine vinegar, onion, sugar, pimiento, mustard seed, chilies, & salt. Bring to boil stirring, until sugar dissolves. Pour over corn; let stand until cool, spooning mixture over corn frequently.

If made ahead, cover & hold at room temperature or chill up to 6 hours.

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