President Carter's Corn Fritters
September 17, 2019
"A breakfast dish when the carters were entertaining"
- Serving Size: 1 (166.4 g)
- Calories 646.2
- Total Fat - 58 g
- Saturated Fat - 12.8 g
- Cholesterol - 878.9 mg
- Sodium - 155.9 mg
- Total Carbohydrate - 17.8 g
- Dietary Fiber - 2.2 g
- Sugars - 3.6 g
- Protein - 15.2 g
- Calcium - 114.6 mg
- Iron - 3.1 mg
- Vitamin C - 5.3 mg
- Thiamin - 0.2 mg
In a mixing bowl, combine corn kernels, sugar, salt, pepper and diced red pepper.
Stir in egg yolks, one at a time. Fold in flour.
In another bowl beat the egg whites until stiff. Fold into the batter.
In a large cast iron skillet, heat oil over medium heat
Gently drop in the oil
Heaping tablespoons of the batter to make around 12 fritters.
Fry fritters to golden brown turning to cook evenly
Allow two minutes frying time for each side so that the fritters are puffed up and cooked through
Using a slotted spoon transfer onto paper towel.
Drain well and serve hot.
For breakfast dish
Arrange in a baking sheet and dust with confectioners sugar.
Glaze under hot broiler for one to two minutes
And serve at once with honey or maple syrup.
Tips & Variations
No special items needed.