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Corn And Cheddar Fritters
Work Time
15 mins
Cook Time
4 mins
Total Time
30 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American, Southern
Keyword: corn fritters
Yield: 8 Fritters
Calories: 164 kcal
  • cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tsp hot sauce or to taste
  • cup milk
  • 1 egg
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • ¼ cup cornmeal
  • ¼ cup flour
  • ½ tsp salt
  • cups fresh corn
  • 2 tbsp chopped jarred pimentos
  • 2 tbsp chopped flat-leaf parsley
  • ½ cup shredded sharp cheddar
  • Canola Oil
  1. In a small bowl combine mayonnaise and hot sauce; set aside in refrigerator.
  2. In a medium bowl mix milk, egg, baking powder, cornmeal, flour and salt until smooth. Stir in corn, pimentos, flat-leaf parsley and cheddar.
  3. Pour ¼ inch canola oil into a large skillet and heat. Working in batches, fry ¼-cup scoops of batter until golden, turning once, about 4 min total; transfer to a paper towel-lined plate. Serve hot fritters with spicy mayonnaise.

Recipe Notes

 • You can freeze these corn fritters. Just thaw and heat in an oiled skillet or a toaster oven. 

Nutrition Facts
Corn And Cheddar Fritters
Amount Per Serving
Calories 164 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Fat 11g17%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 33mg11%
Sodium 282mg12%
Potassium 159mg5%
Carbohydrates 13g4%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 327IU7%
Vitamin C 6mg7%
Calcium 80mg8%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.