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    Kitchen Dictionary: cornstarch


    A dense, powdery thickening agent made from part of the corn kernel finely ground.


    Season: available year-round

    How to prepare: Mix with a small amount of liquid into a slurry or paste before adding to a hot dish, or it will lump. Continued cooking or stirring will cause the thickening to thin.

    Substitutions: 2 T all-purpose flour = 1 tbsp cornstarch
    2 T granular tapioca = 1 tbsp cornstarch
    1 T Arrowroot flour = 1 tbsp cornstarch

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    Nutrition Facts

    Calculated for 1 cup
    Amount Per Serving %DV
    Calories 487
    Calories from Fat 0 (0%)
    Total Fat 0.1g 0%
    Saturated Fat 0.0g 0%
    Monounsaturated Fat 0.0g
    Polyunsaturated Fat 0.0g
    Trans Fat 0.0g
    Cholesterol 0mg 0%
    Sodium 11mg 0%
    Potassium 3mg 0%
    Total Carbohydrate 116.8g 38%
    Dietary Fiber 1.2g 4%
    Sugars 1.2g
    Protein 0.3g 0%

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