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Jalapeno Corn Fritters - Flavor-packed, crispy corn fritters with chopped jalapeno and seasonings... always a welcomed side dish!

Jalapeno Corn Fritters


  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 20 mins
  • Yield: Approximately 6 fritters 1x
  • Category: Side Dishes
  • Method: Fry
  • Cuisine: American
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Ingredients

  • 3 cups fresh corn (from 3 to 4 ears)
  • 2 jalapeno peppers, seeds removed and chopped
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh ground pepper
  • 1/2 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup cornmeal
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/3 cup loosely packed chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil

Instructions

  1. Mix all ingredients (except olive oil) in a large bowl with a large spoon.
  2. Form mixture into patties, about 1/2 cup each. Add additional flour, if needed to hold patties together.
  3. Heat oil in a skillet over medium heat.
  4. Fry until golden brown on each side for 3-4 minutes.  Drain on paper towels to absorb excess oil.

Notes

Inspired by Closet Cooking