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The Instacart guide to red corn


About red corn

A type of sweet corn, red corn is an interesting grain crop that can add flavor and color to your favorite recipes. You can identify red corn from its lime-green husks and, of course, its red kernels. The kernels have a deep red brick color interlaced with cream and pink. When cooked, red corn's flavor has a sweetness and nuttiness that makes it stand out from its more common corn siblings.

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Buy your favorite red corn online with Instacart. Order red corn from local and national retailers near you and enjoy on-demand, contactless delivery or pickup within 2 hours.

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FAQs About Red Corn

Red corn contains a decent amount of dietary fiber and vitamin C. They're low-calorie grains that can add substance to recipes, such as soups. Red corn generally offers 20% more protein and 350% more antioxidants than yellow or white corn. Here are the basic nutrition facts for one medium ear of red corn, or about 90 grams:
  • Calories: 80
  • Calories from fat: 9, or 11.2% of your recommended daily value
  • Total fat: 1 gram
  • Sodium: 0 milligrams
  • Net carbs: 15 grams
  • Fiber: 3 grams, or 12% of your daily value
  • Protein: 3 grams
  • Vitamin A: 2% of your daily value
  • Vitamin C: 15% of your daily value

The trick to storing corn is keeping it from drying out. If you're not preparing it for today's dinner, wrap it tightly in a plastic bag and keep it in the refrigerator. We suggest not purchasing corn you don't plan on eating for the next three days. If you can't get around to preparing your corn, you can put it in the freezer to avoid it turning into an unappetizing starchy treat.

If you're going to freeze corn, you'll likely have the best results from blanching either the whole cob or the kernels before you place it in the freezer. Boil some water, and boil the corn for a minute or two. Then, place the corn in an ice bath to stop the cooking process. Dry them a bit, place them in freezer bags, and keep them in the freezer for up to one year.

See which stores in your area offer red corn through Instacart to make your recipes shine. Download the Instacart app or visit our website to start shopping at some of your favorite local stores online. Fill your virtual cart with the items you need and want, place your order for pick-up or delivery, and wait for Instacart shoppers to head out and collect your items for you. When you don't have enough time in the day to peruse store aisles, Instacart is here to help you take on your to-do list.
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