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Monday, November 2, 2015

Fresh Sweet Corn Fritters

Do you have some weeks that are just busier than others? That was mine last week. Trying to get dinner ready was trying, but I did manage to make these sweet corn fritters.

Sweet Corn Fritters @Eclectic Red Barn

Here in central Florida where our other house is, we can get corn on the cob twice a year - April thru May and then again in October thru November. There is a great farm near us that sells it and so when my husband brought home two dozen, I knew we could not eat all of them as corn on the cob.

I have made corn fritters before, but never with fresh corn.  I have used frozen and they are good, but the fresh corn was awesome.
Sweet Corn Fritters

They go together very quickly since you put the corn kernels in a food processor or blender like Vitamix. I used my food processor and it was super easy.  As the recipe says, don't rush the cooking time. We ate ours plain, but you can serve them with smashed avocado, salsa or sour cream. 
Corn Fritters
This makes a nice and easy side dish.

If you have access to fresh corn, try these fritters, you will not be disappointed. 

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Sweet Corn Fritters
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500 g raw sweet corn kernels  – about 3 ears of corn
1 bunch cilantro, chopped
4 spring onions, finely sliced
Pinch of sea salt and freshly ground pepper
4 eggs
2 generous tablespoons coconut flour  (can use regular flour too)


1.    Combine half of the sweet corn kernels into a food processor or high performance blender like a Vitamix with the eggs, salt and pepper. (You can also use a food processor)

2.    Process for 1 minute or until the corn has broken up and forms a batter with the eggs.

3.    Spoon sweet corn puree into a bowl.

4.  Fold in the rest of the corn kernels, cilantro, spring onion and coconut flour to form a batter. Adjust to your consistency and taste.

5.   Heat 2 tablespoons olive oil, ghee or coconut oil in a frying pan over a gentle heat.

6.   Drop 2 tablespoons of mixture per fritter into the pan and cook in small batches for 4 minutes each side or until firm and golden.

7.   Don’t rush. Be Gentle and patient for them to cook through properly.

8.   Serve with leafy greens, smashed avocado and tomato salsa.

Make 8 corn fritters. 

I found this recipe in our local magazine called Lake Health Living.

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