Seared Wheels of Corn

Recipe: Seared Wheels of Sweet Corn with Indonesian Kecap

Summary: Quick and deliciously addictive sweet corn side or snack

Seared Corn Wheels with Indonesian Kecap

Seared Wheels of Corn with Indonesian Kecap Image © 2008 John Hay


  1. 2 cobs corn, as fresh as possible
    ¼ cup (2 fl oz) peanut oil
    3 cloves garlic, peeled and chopped
    1 red chilli, finely chopped
    2 tablespoons ABC brand Indonesian kecap manis
    2 tablespoons light soy sauce
    1 teaspoon dark sesame oil


  1. Heat the peanut oil until smoking in a wok.
    Stir-fry wheels of corn until they start to blacken in spots.
    Add the garlic and chilli and continue stir-frying for 1 minute.
    Stirring continuously, add the kecap manis and soy sauce.
    Stir in the dark sesame oil, then remove from the heat and serve.

Quick Notes

Remember to sear the corn on a HOT wok until there are small patches of black on it before you add the garlic, this will caramelize it and enhance the flavor. Keep the range hood on, or cook outside as cooking the dish will generate some smoke.

Cooking time (duration): 10

Diet type: Vegetarian

Number of servings (yield): 4

Meal type: snack

My rating: 5 stars: ★★★★★ 1 review(s)

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