Jalapeno Popper Corn Fritters

Aug 16, 2017Recipes

To prepare your taste buds for the Eastern Idaho State Fair and football season, enjoy these crispy, golden brown jalapeno inspired corn fritters with a thrill ride of flavors, including jalapenos, cream cheese, cheddar cheese, and bacon.

Total Time: 30 min
Level: Easy
Serves: 2

· 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

Mix the corn, flour, egg, cheddar cheese, cream cheese,
jalapenos, bacon, paprika, coriander, 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.

*Note: Use enough flour that the mixture holds together to form
Option: Top with jalapeno popper dressing.

(adapted from: Recipe posted by Kevin Lynch)

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