Peppered Corn Fritters Recipe
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Peppered Corn Fritters Recipe

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The addition of cumin complements the corn and peppers in these fritters that will be eaten up as quick as you can make them! —Precious Owens, Elizabethtown, Kentucky
MAKES:
7 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:
7 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 1-1/4 cups fresh or frozen corn, thawed
  • 1 cup finely chopped sweet red pepper
  • 1 cup finely chopped green onions
  • 1-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup milk
  • Oil for deep-fat frying

Directions

In a large bowl, combine the corn, red pepper and onions. In a small bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, cumin, salt and pepper; stir into corn mixture. Gradually add milk, stirring until blended.
In an electric skillet or deep-fat fryer, heat 1/4 in. of oil to 375°. Drop batter by 1/4 cupfuls, a few at a time, into hot oil. Fry until golden brown, about 2 to 2-1/2 minutes on each side. Drain on paper towels. Yield: 14 fritters.
Originally published as Peppered Corn Fritters in Taste of Home February/March 1999, p57

Nutritional Facts

2 fritters : 243 calories, 14g fat (2g saturated fat), 3mg cholesterol, 221mg sodium, 26g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 2g fiber), 5g protein.

  • 1-1/4 cups fresh or frozen corn, thawed
  • 1 cup finely chopped sweet red pepper
  • 1 cup finely chopped green onions
  • 1-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup milk
  • Oil for deep-fat frying
  1. In a large bowl, combine the corn, red pepper and onions. In a small bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, cumin, salt and pepper; stir into corn mixture. Gradually add milk, stirring until blended.
  2. In an electric skillet or deep-fat fryer, heat 1/4 in. of oil to 375°. Drop batter by 1/4 cupfuls, a few at a time, into hot oil. Fry until golden brown, about 2 to 2-1/2 minutes on each side. Drain on paper towels. Yield: 14 fritters.
Originally published as Peppered Corn Fritters in Taste of Home February/March 1999, p57

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