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Corn Fritters

Fresh Corn Fritters are fried until golden just like hush puppies. Perfect way to enjoy summer corn as a bite-sized appetizer.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Southern
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 4 minutes
Total Time 19 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 167kcal


  • 1 cup fresh corn kernels
  • 1 green onion, sliced
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 2/3 cup flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • pinch of red pepper flakes
  • 1 egg white, beaten until stiff peaks form
  • Vegetable oil


  • In a large bowl, stir together corn, green onions, egg yolk, and milk.
  • Combine flour, baking powder, salt, and red pepper flakes in a small bowl. Stir into corn mixture.
  • Using a rubber spatula, fold egg whites into corn mixture until evenly mixed in.
  • Heat about 1-2 inches of Vegetable oil to 375 degrees in a cast iron pan or Dutch oven (or you can use a heavy-bottomed skillet).
  • Drop batter by spoonfuls into hot oil and fry until golden brown, about 4 minutes, flipping over halfway through cooking time. Place on a paper towel-lined plate to drain. Serve immediately.


Yield: 6 servings


Calories: 167kcal