Fiesta Corn Fritters Recipe

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Fiesta Corn Fritters

Carilyn Johnson

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@CarilynJohnson

These fried corn fritters with a Mexican twist are perfect for game day - easy and addictive! I love to serve them with a cold beer or soda to my family and friends on game weekends. Football is a big deal here in Texas, but we always like to add a Mexican twist to our Southern favorites. This recipe combines traditional corn fritters with a border classic, Mexican Corn. Touchdown!


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Serves:

20 fritters, 2 per person

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Deep Fry

Ingredients

1 c
all purpose flour
2 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
salt
1 Tbsp
sugar
1 c
milk
1 large
egg
2 Tbsp
butter, melted
2 medium
jalapenos, fresh, chopped (deveined and seeded)
1 c
corn, canned (drained)
1/2 c
cotija cheese or mild feta
1 c
sour cream
1 1/2 Tbsp
chili powder
1 small
lime (optional)
2 c
vegetable oil

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Make batter: Whisk together flour, baking powder, salt and sugar. Set aside. Mix milk, egg and melted butter. Add to dry ingredients. Blend well.
2
Add chopped jalapenos (deveined and seeded), corn, and cheese to batter. Stir until just blended.
3
Heat oil to 350 degrees. Carefully drop spoonfuls of batter into hot oil. Fry on each side until golden brown (about 1 minute per side). Drain on a paper towel.
4
Mix sour cream, chili powder and juice of one lime (optional). Dip Fiesta Corn Fritters into creamy sauce.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Southwestern
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy