Fried Fresh Corn With Bacon Grease

READY IN: 1hr 25mins
Recipe by Papa D 1946-2012


Top Review by Cynthia B.

Thank you! This is exactly the recipe I was looking for to make my Honey's Aunt Leedy's corn. It's just like hers that was lost & we thoroughly enjoyed it & will pass it along in her memory.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • sweet corn, Fresh, 6-8 ears, small (5-1/2-inch to 6-1/2-inch long)
  • bacon grease, 2 tbsp
  • bacon, 2 medium slices, cooked
  • 12 cup water
  • butter, unsalted, 2 tbsp


  1. This takes a while to prepare as corn must be cleaned of husk and silk.
  2. Then slice corn off the cob.
  3. Cook 2 strips of bacon. retain 2 tablespoons of bacon grease, add corn and 1/2 cup of water, and 2 tablespoons of unsalted butter and cook till liquid is mostly gone.
  4. Season with salt and pepper as desired.
  5. Top with crumbled bacon and stir.
  6. Can add onions or peppers to enhance flavors.

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