Cheesy Corn Fritters

cheesy corn fritters

I had never heard of cheesy corn fritters until I came across this post by Eatwell101. I have to say, I was intrigued, to say the least. I thought the corn fritters looked super delicious and vibrant, perfect to try during the spring/summer season. I love eating veggies that are in season and there’s nothing like some sweet corn, am I right or what? Don’t worry, for this recipe you can use canned sweet corn and it will come out equally delicious.

I’m not sure if fried cheesy corn fritters are a southern thing but I’m so happy that I decided to give this recipe a try because they are easily a new favorite side dish. We served these with grilled chicken and it was the perfect compliment. I adapted the Eatwell101 recipe because I found the batter too loose. The tweaks I made allowed for a firmer fritter that had a little bite. I enjoyed this recipe and hope you will too.

This recipe is also a great base to have some fun. I can see bacon crumbles being absolutely amazing as an added ingredient and you can even add more veggies for extra nutrition. Think shredded zucchini or any other summer-appropriate veggie. I used parmesan cheese but feel free to go in with your favorite melty cheese. I think white cheddar would be incredible.

Be sure to tag me @asiliglamcooks if you make it!

Cheesy Corn Fritters

Crispy on the outside, cheesy and semi-sweet on the inside, these cheesy corn fritters are the perfect side dish for your next dinner.
Keyword corn, corn recipe, easy side dish, fritters, side dish
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 18 minutes
Servings 4 people
Author natasha

Ingredients

  • 2 cups sweet corn
  • 1/4 cup cornmeal
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 green onion, chopped
  • 1 handful parsley
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • 1 tsp Smoked paprika
  • 1/2 cup shaved parmesean cheese
  • Salt & Pepper to taste
  • Oil for frying
  • Sour cream to serve

Instructions

  • Mix the corn, cornmeal, flour, paprika, egg, parmesan, green onion, parsley, lime juice in a large bowl. Mixture will seem a little wet but will firm once in the frying pan.
  •  On medium heat, warm oil in a non stick skillet. Spoon the corn mixture into the skillet to form patties and cook until golden brown on both sides, about 4 minutes per side. Garnish with a dollop of sour cream.

Notes

This recipe was adapted by Eatwell 101 cheesy corn fritters 

P.S. Check out my last post here.

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