|Alternative names||kornik, cornic, kornix, kornics, cornicks|
|Place of origin||Philippines|
|Region or state||Southeast Asia|
|Serving temperature||Room temperature|
Cornick, also spelled kornik, is a Filipino deep-fried crunchy puffed corn nut snack. It is most commonly garlic-flavored but can also come in a variety of other flavors. It is traditionally made with glutinous corn.
Cornick is made by soaking corn kernels in water for three days, changing the water used for soaking daily. The corn used is traditionally glutinous corn (mais malagkit or mais pilit), but other types of corn can also be used, including popcorn. After soaking, the kernels are drained and dried thoroughly. It is then deep-fried in oil at about 120 to 130 °C (248 to 266 °F), to ensure that the kernels do not pop. It is cooked for around two to three minutes then drained on paper towels.
Mass-produced cornick snacks are widespread in the Philippines. The most popular commercial brands include Boy Bawang, Super Bawang, Bawang na Bawang, and Safari. It is also a common ingredient in Filipino mixed nuts snacks which include brands like Ding Dong and Corn Bits.
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