Fiesta Corn Fritters

Fiesta Corn Fritters Recipe

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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

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  • 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

How to Make Fiesta Corn Fritters

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.

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About Fiesta Corn Fritters

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




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