Jalapeño Fried Corn

Kathy Williams


Fresh, sweet corn, with fresh jalapeños peppers. You just can't go wrong with this combination. Paprika and BBQ sauce give a nice smokey flavor. Nicely spicey. Want more spice add the jalapeño seeds and membrane.
This is the best fried corn recipe I have made.


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20 Min
10 Min
Stove Top


  • 4
    ears of fresh corn
  • 2
    jalapeno peppers, small-medium ,
  • 1 small
    jar of pimentos
  • 1 Tbsp
    bacon drippings
  • 1/2 tsp
    smoked paprika
  • 1/4 tsp
    chili powder
  • 1 Tbsp
    honey chipotle bbq sauce

How to Make Jalapeño Fried Corn


  1. Cut corn off of the cob.
    Slice jalapeños , remove seeds and membrane, then dice into small pieces.
  2. Heat a cast iron skillet to med-high heat . Add bacon drippings heat until hot. Add corn, spread in a single layer. Let cook until you see it start to char.
  3. Add salt, pepper, smoked paprika and diced jalapeños.
    Stir and spread in a single layer, let cook until jalapenos are soft and it starts to char again.
  4. Add the jar of pimentos, chili powder and BBQ sauce.
    Cook until heated.

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About Jalapeño Fried Corn

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American

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