corn fritters

Corn Fritters

  • Author: Hey Emily Ann
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 8 fritters 1x


A super delicious appetizer that everyone will love!




  • 1 c all purpose flour
  • 1 c golden corn (canned)
  • 1/4 c water
  • 1 tsp lime juice
  • 1 egg, whisked
  • 1 tbsp cilantro, finely diced
  • 1/4 large red onion, diced
  • 2 tsp chipotle chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil

Avocado topping

  • 1 medium avocado
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp lime juice
  • 1/4 c cherry tomatoes, diced


To prepare the fritters: In a large mixing bowl, combine flour, chipotle powder, salt, paprika and cumin and stir together. Add in egg, corn (rinsed and drained), lime juice, cilantro and red onion. Stir together. Add in water to stick ingredients together. You may need more water- slowly add it in until all ingredients are well combined and batter is sticky. Heat oil in a large pan on medium-high. Spoon out 2 tbsp of corn batter and press down with back of spoon. Pan fry for 2-3 minutes on each side or until browned. Place on a paper towel covered plate to drain of excess oil.

To prepare the avocado topping: In a small bowl, mash avocado. Add in the rest of the ingredients and stir together. Top fritters with ~1 tsp of the topping.


You could also use fresh corn if you have it and it is in season!

  • Category: side dish
  • Method: pan fry
  • Cuisine: mexican

Keywords: mexican, corn, fritters, corn fritters, avocado