Stovetop Creamy Avenue Corn Rooster


This creamy avenue corn hen is made in a single pot on the stovetop in underneath an hour. You’ll love the dry rub hen thighs, and corn, peppers and onions tossed in a creamy cotija sauce after which topped in a recent jalapeño slaw.

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I’m all about simple dinner recipes on this season of life with a toddler and a child at residence, and this stovetop creamy avenue corn hen has undoubtedly turn into a go-to weeknight meal in our home. I really like that all of it will be made in a single pan on the stovetop, and that I can jazz up mine and my husbands plates by topping this dish with our wonderful jalapeño slaw whereas holding my toddlers plate delicate but nonetheless tremendous flavorful.

Plus, we all know how a lot you all love avenue corn salad and the way our chili recipe is your game-day go-to, so this creamy avenue corn hen is only a excellent one-pot addition 😀

What’s In This Creamy Avenue Corn Rooster

This dish is made up of three elements: the hen, the creamy cotija avenue corn filling and topped with a scrumptious jalapeño slaw:

Rooster: we’re seasoning boneless skinless hen thighs with a flavorful mixture of paprika, cumin and sea salt.

Avenue corn cotija filling: Saute onion, corn, bell pepper, and garlic after which make it creamy with assist from milk and cotija cheese. Don’t neglect a squeeze of lime juice!

Jalapeño topping: Don’t skip this recent topping! It’s comprised of cilantro, extra corn, onion, jalapeño, avocado, cotija and oil, vinegar and a touch of salt.

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Simple Ingredient Swaps

Rooster: We’ve examined this recipe with boneless skinless hen thighs in addition to breasts. Bone-in hen thighs will work, too, however they may want an extended time to sear and prepare dinner. 

Milk: A dairy-free, unsweetened milk will work rather than dairy milk. Ensure the milk isn’t flavored in any respect as even an unsweetened vanilla flavored milk could be off placing.

Jalapeño: Need to remove the warmth on this recipe? Be at liberty to substitute the sliced jalapeño for a extra delicate pepper like inexperienced chiles.

Cotija: Crumbled queso fresco is a scrumptious different to the crumbled cotija within the topping. You’ll wish to salt to style when utilizing queso fresco because it’s a way more delicate and fewer salty cheese.

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High Suggestions

Keep away from putting the hen thighs on the pan chilly: This may occasionally trigger the hen to stay to the recent pan.

Season the hen thighs effectively: Generously rubbing the seasoning into the hen provides you with extra taste and a greater crust in your completed dish.

Be sure to have a big sufficient pan: We used a 5 qt. pan for this dish to make sure there was sufficient house for all of the elements with out boiling over.

Rooster inner temperature

In keeping with the USDA, the secure cooking temperature for poultry is 165ºF.

Let relaxation: Keep in mind that after cooking hen let it relaxation for five minutes in order that the inner temperature can proceed to rise round 5ºF.

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Retailer leftovers in an hermetic container within the fridge for as much as 3 days. Reheat on the stovetop over medium warmth for 10 minutes or within the microwave for 60 seconds.

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Learn how to Serve this Dish

Drizzle with bitter cream or a dollop of guacamole for additional creaminess or serve on prime of our cilantro lime rice with tortilla chips for crunch.

We extremely counsel pairing with a chilly lager or a zesty margarita to finish the meal. Cheers!