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Cornstarch

Other names: british: corn flour

Cornstarch (or corn flour) is a fine, powdery flour made from the endosperm of corn kernals. We use cornstarch as a thickener for sauces, puddings and even stir-fries. To avoid lumps always mix cornstarch with liquid before adding it to the dish you wish to thicken.
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Substitute for cornstarch

Equal parts water chestnut starch OR 1 1/2 tablespoon arrowroot per tablespoon cornstarch.

Equivalents

1 tbsp.   =   thickens comparable to 2 tbsp. of flour | 1 oz = 3 tablespoons

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Nutrition Facts
(USDA#20027)
Serving Size
1 cup (128 grams)
Calories
488
Total Fat
0g
  Saturated Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
Sodium
12mg
Potassium
4mg
Total Carbohydrates
117g
  Dietary Fiber
1g
  Sugars
0g
Protein
0g

Ingredients

Corn starch

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