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Lots of fresh corn kernels are combined with some cheese and a spicy jalapeno spice in these delectable corn fritters. They are warmly served after being lightly cooked till crisp and golden.

Quick, simple, and difficult to resist

Excellent Side Dish or Appetizer

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Food: Corn Fritters (Source: The Recipe Critic)
  • As a starter or side dish, corn fritters are delicious.
  • They are quite tasty, crunchy, and cheesy.
  • Serve them during breakfast or brunch or enjoy them as a tasty snack by dipping them in sour cream, salsa, guacamole, or cheese sauce.
  • Enjoy them all week long by making them in bulk!
  • To go with your favorite dishes, make delectable corn fritters in place of dinner rolls or bread.

Components in corn fritters

Corn: For this dish, fresh, frozen, or tinned corn kernels work well. Add some finely chopped zucchini or shredded potatoes to corn fritters to give them more substance. Utilize any grilled or corn on the cob leftovers.

Corn fritter batter is a type of batter. Egg, milk, flour, cornmeal, and a few seasonings are combined.

The Monterey cheese The sharp flavor of Jack complements the sweetness of the corn. You can also use sharp cheddar and a Mexican blend.

Choice Add-Ins

  • Utilize any leftover bacon, chicken, or sausage.
  • Include more green onions (or some red onions).
  • Try using fresh herbs like cilantro or parsley.
  • Add more garlic powder, cayenne pepper, or lime juice to the dish to season it.

Making Corn Fritters at Home

  1. Combine everything except the milk and oil. Till the mixture retains its shape, gradually stir in the milk. If the mixture isn’t adhering together, add more flour.
  2. In a skillet with hot vegetable oil (or canola oil), scoop the corn mixture and gently press it down with the back of a spatula. Fry until golden brown on both sides over medium-high heat.
  3. Dry off with fresh paper towels. If desired, top with sour cream or even maple syrup while serving.


For up to 4 days in the refrigerator or three months in the freezer, store any remaining corn cakes in an airtight container. Use an air fryer, microwave, or toaster oven to reheat them.

Scalloped corn, Mexican corn salad, Frito corn salad, air fryer corn on the cob, and ham and corn soup are some other delectable corn recipes.

Corn Fritters

These simple handmade corn fritters are popular as an appetizer or for brunch. They are a hit every time, whether they are made using frozen corn, creamed corn, or leftover corn.

ten minutes to prepare

8 minutes for cooking

time period 18 minutes

servings: 4


  • ⅓ cup all-purpose flour
  • ¼ cup cornmeal
  • 1 egg
  • 1 green onion chopped
  • ⅛ teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 tablespoon jalapeno minced
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 2 cups corn fresh, frozen or leftover corn on the cob
  • ½ cup Monterey jack cheese
  • ¼ cup milk or more if needed
  • 2 tablespoons oil


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Food: Corn Fritters (Source: The Recipe Critic)
  1. In a bowl, mix the flour, cornmeal, egg, onion, and smoked paprika. To taste, add salt. Combine cheese and corn.
  2. If more milk is required to create a moist mixture that can maintain its shape, add it gradually. Perhaps not all of the milk is necessary.
  3. In a big skillet, heat the oil over medium heat. Using a spatula, gently press 2-3 tablespoons of the corn mixture over the hot oil.
  4. Cook for an additional 3 to 4 minutes after flipping, or until golden.
  5. To serve, sprinkle sour cream on top.


Use canned (drained), fresh, or frozen (thawed) corn.

In this dish, any type of cheese may be used.

Skip the jalapenos and use 2 tablespoons of mild green chilies or finely sliced bell pepper for less heat.

Nutrition information

Calories: 277 | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 54mg | Sodium: 110mg | Potassium: 297mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 435IU | Vitamin C: 9.9mg | Calcium: 130mg | Iron: 1.5mg