Mexican-style mince with grilled corn

Mexican-style mince with grilled corn

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  • 4
  • Easy
  • Carb Conscious
  • 20 minutes
  • 30 minutes


  • 2 T sunflower oil
  • 500 g beef mince
  • 2 t ground cumin
  • ½ t smoked paprika
  • 1 t ground coriander
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • ½ a red onion, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
  • ½ a red pepper, diced
  • ½ a red chilli, finely chopped (optional if you\\\'re cooking for kids)
  • 125 ml chicken stock
  • 2 cobs sweetcorn
  • sour cream, for serving
  • guacamole, for serving
  • chopped spring onion, to garnish

Cooking Instructions

Heat the oil in a pan over a medium heat.

Pan-fry the mince until brown. Add the cumin, smoked paprika, coriander and season to taste.

Add the onion, garlic, red pepper and chilli to the pan.

Simmer for 15 minutes – if the mixture is too dry, add the chicken stock.

Blanch the sweetcorn in salted boiling water until tender, then char on a griddle pan.

Serve the mince and corn with sour cream and ready-made guacamole.

Garnish with spring onion.

Abigail Donnelly Recipe by: Abigail Donnelly
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