Coconut Corn Smoothie

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Last Updated on January 24, 2021 by Chef Mireille

Coconut Corn Smoothie – This Malay style smoothie is a refreshing summertime treat. It’s also a delicious addition to any Chinese New Year Menu!

Coconut Corn smoothie in a glass

Have you ever had corn in a smoothie?

I bet you are surprised to see corn in a smoothie. I know I was the first time I saw this drink at my favorite Malaysian restaurant here in NYC. As I have made it my life mission to try everything at least once, I chose this drink over and above the lychee and rambutan drinks you will encounter at most Southeast Asian restaurants.

I therefore based this recipe off of the delicious Coconut Corn drink I had at Nyonya. Corn is really big in Southeast Asia. If you ever visit Thailand where I was earlier this year, you will notice corn in everything from drinks to desserts and savory foods. I hope you enjoy my version of this Malay Style Asian Coconut Corn Smoothie.

What type of corn should you use?

Use sweet yellow corn. White corn is not as sweet and won’t taste as good in this delicious vegan smoothie.

You can use either fresh corn, frozen or canned whole kernel corn.

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As well as a delicious refreshing summer drink, you can also add this to your Chinese New Year menu to celebrate the Lunar Festival – Malay style!

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Now let’s get to making this delicious Coconut Corn Smoothie. All you need is a few simple ingredients.

Ingredients

To learn more about the differences between the types of coconut milk, read all about it here – Types of Coconut Milk.

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Coconut Corn Smoothie

a delicious summertime smoothie
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Smoothie
Cuisine: Malaysian
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 340kcal

Equipment

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Remove 2 tablespoons of the corn and reserve for garnish.
  • Combine the rest of the corn in a blender with the coconut milk, ice and sugar. Blend very well until smooth and creamy. I let my Ninja blender go for a full 5 minutes.
  • To serve, garnish with the reserved corn kernels.

Notes

Use canned full fat coconut milk. Carton (tetra pack) coconut milk will not yield the same thick, creamy result.

Nutrition

Calories: 340kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 20g | Sodium: 179mg | Potassium: 367mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 19mg | Iron: 2mg
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  1. Suma Gandlur

    Corn and coconut seem to be a delicious combo in this smoothie. I initially thought of the Chinese theme and the first recipe that caught my attention from the list was this vibrantly colored creamy smoothie. 🙂

  2. Renu

    OMG this is awesome I would have never thought of a smoothie with corn. I don’t use coconut milk much and half unopened can is lying in the fridge and I was like what shall I make. Looks like the perfect recipe to give a try.

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