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Peppered Corn Fritters

 Peppered Corn Fritters
Cumin complements the corn and peppers in these fritters Precious Owens, Elizabethtown, Kentucky, shares.
7 ServingsPrep/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.
Nutritional Facts: 2 fritters equals 243 calories, 14 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 3 mg cholesterol, 221 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 5 g protein.