I have been dreaming of making these jalapeno popper inspired corn fritters for a while now and with the fresh local corn finally here it was time to make them! The basic idea is to take a corn fritter and add all of the flavours of jalapeno poppers including plenty of jalapenos, cream cheese, cheddar cheese and bacon. The recipe for these corn fritters could not be easier, you simply mix everything, form patties and fry in oil until golden brown and crispy. Even though these fritters are tasty enough to
Cue the jalapeno popper dressing smothering!
These jalapeno popper corn fritters can only get better by adding some avocado and even more bacon to the mix! :)
And of course some more jalapeno popper dressing! Yum!
Jalapeno Popper Corn Fritters
Crispy golden brown sweet corn fritters with all of the flavours of jalapeno peppers including jalapenos, cream cheese, cheddar and bacon.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
- 2 cups corn (~4 ears)
- 1/2 cup flour* (or corn flour, or rice flour, etc)
- 1 egg
- 1/2 cup cheddar cheese, grated
- 1/4 cup cream cheese, room temperature
- 2+ jalapeno peppers, diced
- 2 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled (optional)
- 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
- 1 teaspoon coriander, toasted and ground
- 2 green onions, sliced
- 1 handful cilantro, chopped
- 1 lime, zest and juice
- 2 tablespoons oil
- 1/2 cup jalapeno popper dressing (optional)
- Mix the corn, flour, egg, cheddar cheese, cream cheese, jalapenos, bacon, paprika, corriander, green onion, cilantro and lime juice in a bowl.
- Heat the oil in a pan over medium heat, form into 1/4 cup patties and cook until golden brown on both sides, about 2-4 minutes per side.
- Serve with jalapeno popper dressing and enjoy!
Add enough flour that you can form the mixture into patties in your hand.
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