This post was sponsored by Sunshine Sweet Corn as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own.
You work hard to make sure you feed your family meals that they love. There is nothing better than watching your family devour a meal that you created for them. Of course, you also want to offer them a meal that is filled with ingredients that are good for you.
This easy Mexican corn recipe is so quick and it really is easy. Here is bonus, it won’t make a big mess in your kitchen. It is filled with the fresh, clean eating ingredients that your family loves.
Sweet corn, zucchini and tender shrimp shine in this easy recipe. Adding some Mexican spices and a bit of cilantro bring the South of the Border to your dinner table.
My family loves corn and I think they would be happy with it at every meal. I make sure that I purchase the best corn I can find. I look for Sunshine Sweet Corn from Florida. I know that I will always get sweet and delicious corn that has no GMO’s. It is available in your grocery store right now.
Did you know these things about sweet corn?
- Great source of fiber and helps maintain healthy eyesight
- Excellent way to get your essential vitamins and minerals
- Boosts immune system
All that and it tastes great!
EASY MEXICAN CORN RECIPE
I found this delicious recipe on the Sunshine Sweet website. There are so many delicious recipes there. Take a minute to head over.
Mexican Corn and Shrimp Skillet
- 3 tablespoons butter
- 1 teaspoon minced garlic
- 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
- 2 teaspoons chili powder
- ½ teaspoon dried oregano leaves , crushed
- ¾ teaspoon salt
- ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
- 4 ears Sunshine Sweet corn , husked and halved
- 1 pound large shrimp , peeled and deveined
- 2 medium (6 ounces each) zucchini thinly sliced (about 2-3/4 cups)
- 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
In large skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Add garlic; cook and stir until fragrant, about 2 minutes. Stir in lime juice, chili powder, oregano, salt and pepper; cook and stir for 30 seconds. Add corn, shrimp and zucchini, stirring to coat with spice mixture. Add ½ cup water. Cook, covered, over low heat until corn and shrimp are cooked, about 6 minutes. Sprinkle with cilantro. Serve with lime wedges, if desired.
Preparing all of the ingredients in advance is really helpful. I like knowing that I can reach for my spices and herbs as I am cooking. If you are prepared, this dinner will only take about 15 minutes to go from pan to table.
I know your family will love this recipe. Make sure you look for Sunshine Sweet Corn from Florida. You can tell if corn is ready by looking for corn with tassels that are brown and sticky to the touch. You can be sure that Sunshine Sweet Corn is always sweet and ready for the table.
Mexican corn and shrimp skillet is a quick, easy, healthy dinner recipe that your whole family will love. What are you waiting for? Get in the kitchen, grab your skillet and start making this easy Mexican corn recipe.