Use to wrap tamales, pork, chicken or use as a garnish for enchiladas
Corn Husks are frequently used in Latin American cuisines to wrap foods that will be steamed or Grilled. Corn Husks have been adopted as a kitchen staple in the wrapping of Tamales, Pork, Chicken and Sea Food
Corn Husks are used for wrapping seafood, such as fish, prawns, crabs, and so on. The reason behind this is that seafood gets roasted easily, if it is covered with layers of corn husk beforehand. In other words, grilling and roasting becomes easier with the use of corn husks.
Fish with Lemon Roasted in Corn Husks
More Culinary Ideas for Corn Husks
Spiced Chicken Roasted in Corn Husks
Spice-Rubbed Pork Tenderloin Roasted in Corn Husks
Use for Crafts
Corn husks are used in making many types of crafts, such as dolls and puppets. They are also used in different types of stuffed toys and bows. The unique texture and rustic look of corn husks makes them ideal for making beautiful Dolls, Flowers, Wreaths, and Bows that can be used to decorate number of items. Here are a few examples
Corn Husk Angels and Dolls:
Corn husk dolls have been made for thousands of years.
Corn Husk Flowers:
Make Corn Husk Flowers: Corn husk flowers are like paper flowers but sturdier, they can be made in any color.
More Crafts with Corn Husks
Make a corn husk wreath:
Great for Thanksgiving and it makes a great project for a rainy day with the kids.
Corn Husk Luminaries:
These decorative candle holders would look really nice for an autumn festival or for
Thanksgiving and they are super easy to make.