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Green Chile Corn Fritters

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Cook: 5 min./batch


2 dozen

This is a crispy side dish, appetizer or snack to add to a Mexican meal. The corn fritters also go well with chili or soup. I usually have all the ingredients on hand, too. —Johnna Johnson, Scottsdale, Arizona
Green Chile Corn Fritters Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 cup yellow cornmeal
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 large egg, room temperature
  • 2/3 cup whole milk
  • 1 can (8-3/4 ounces) whole kernel corn, drained
  • 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chiles, drained
  • Oil for deep-fat frying
  • Optional: Sriracha mayonnaise or condiment of your choice


  1. In a large bowl, whisk the first 8 ingredients. In another bowl, whisk egg and milk until blended. Add to dry ingredients, stirring just until moistened. Let stand 5 minutes. Fold in corn and green chiles.
  2. In a deep cast-iron or electric skillet, heat oil to 375°. Drop batter by tablespoonfuls, a few at a time, into hot oil. Fry until golden brown, 1-1/2 minutes on each side. Drain on paper towels. Serve with desired condiments.

Nutrition Facts

1 fritter: 74 calories, 4g fat (0 saturated fat), 8mg cholesterol, 159mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.

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