Do you know what day July 16th is? It’s National Corn Fritter Day! Corn Fritters might not be something you make often, but try out one of these 10 recipes and you just might get hooked!
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1. Spicy Sweetcorn and Onion Fritters
These Spicy Sweetcorn and Onion Fritters by Holly Jade are the perfect lunch! Typically, fritters are a batter deep-fried with bread crumbs, but this recipe gives you all the flavors without the deep-frying! The center of each fritter has an onion ring that is not only delicious, but it also keeps the vegan fritters together while they cook. Sweetcorn, coriander, and onion are mixed together for the batter and chili flakes give these vegan corn fritters a little kick. Dairy-free yogurt sauce balances it all out for the perfect vegan fritter!
2. Jalapeño and Corn Fritters
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Who doesn’t love a crispy, crunchy corn fritter? You will want to eat as many of these as you can get your hands on. These Jalapeño and Corn Fritters by Smith and Daughters are the perfect touch of spicyness and sweetness.
3. Corn and Bell Pepper Fritters
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These Corn and Bell Pepper Fritters by Buffy-Ellen Gill are so versatile; they can be made large to be served as an entrée with veggies on the side or as bite-sized morsels topped with cashew sour cream for an appetizer. Sweet corn and red bell pepper are the perfect base for spicy chili pepper and fresh basil, though if you don’t have basil, and fresh herb will do. Whether you serve them for dinner or at a party, these crispy fritters will win you (and anyone else who eats them) over.
4. Sorullitos: Puerto Rican Corn Fritters
Sorullitos are Puerto Rican corn fritters that are enjoyed as an appetizer or snack and are very similar to hush puppies. These Sorullitos: Puerto Rican Corn Fritters by Desiree Rodriguez are super easy to make and it only requires a minimal amount of ingredients. Plus, the fritters alongside the dipping sauce make for the perfect comfort food.
5. Jalapeño Corn Fritters
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These Jalapeño Corn Fritters by Rene Barker are crispy and packed full of flavor. Perfect as an appetizer, snack, or served over a salad for a full meal. They are super simple to put together and combine so many yummy, summer flavors that you will want to eat these with everything.
6. Baby Corn Fritter and Spicy Bell Pepper Stir Fry
Double frying the fritters makes them really crunchy, the perfect contrast to the soft peppers. Be sure to add the fritters to the dish right before serving to prevent them from losing their texture! This Baby Corn Fritter and Spicy Bell Pepper Stir Fry dish by Pavani Nandula is sure to be a hit!
7. Zucchini and Corn Veggie Burgers
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Okay, this may not be called a fritter, but it’s close enough! The inside of these Zucchini and Corn Burgers by Christina Schueler are soft and fluffy with a crunchy and golden brown exterior, not to mention packed with nutrition and flavor!
8. Corn Fritters With Homemade Sweet Chili Sauce
Fritters make a great appetizer or side dish, but always contain eggs, dairy, and white flour. These Corn Fritters With Homemade Sweet Chili Sauce by Koko Brill have been veganized and are even more delicious than their counterparts. They are served with a homemade sweet chili sauce, as most sweet chili sauces contain fish sauce, and other modified ingredients. As the weather gets nicer and you are able to buy local corn, by all means, replace the frozen corn with fresh! Just scrape the kernels off of 2-3 cobs.
9. Black Eyed Pea Chili With Corn Fritters
I made this fresh and tasty chili and ate it for two days of lunches. I love this Black Eyed Pea Chili With Corn Fritters dish by Dora Daily for many reasons, one of which it just gets tastier the next day. I threw together some halfway homemade corn fritters using a boxed cornbread mix too. If you use this method and you are vegan, be sure to check the ingredients on the box. Many mixes contain lard and whey.
10. Black Bean Chorizo Burgers with Cilantro-Lime Corn Fritters
The ultimate vegan burgers! These Mexican Black Bean Chorizo Burgers with Cilantro-Lime Corn Fritters by Anna Sue packs a punch of flavor with a chorizo flavored black bean patty, topped with crispy cilantro – lime corn fritters, smothered in a refreshing ranch dressing! Pure perfection!
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