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Corn Poppers

Corn Poppers

Corn Poppers
Corn Poppers
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Corn Poppers
  • 2 T. butter
  • 1 c. fresh corn kernels or fresh roasted corn kernels
  • 1 c. minced red onion
  • 1 ½ c. self-rising cornmeal mix
  • ½ c. all purpose flour
  • ½ t. salt
  • 1 t. cayenne
  • 1 c. buttermilk
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 c. shredded fontina cheese or semi-soft cheese of your choice
  • Canola oil for frying
  1. In medium skillet, melt butter and add corn and onion and sauté until onions are tender about 5 minutes.
  2. In medium bowl, combine cornmeal mix, flour, salt and pepper.
  3. In another bowl, whisk eggs and buttermilk.
  4. Add the buttermilk mixture to the flour mixture, stirring until dry ingredients are moistened.
  5. Stir in cheese and corn mixture.
  6. In medium pot, pour oil to cover 3-4” of the bottom. Heat between 350-360.
  7. Drop by heaping tablespoons of the mixture into hot oil.
  8. Cook 2-3 minutes per side or until golden brown.
  9. Drain on paper towel and serve with favorite dipping sauce like tartar, remoulade, catsup, etc. along with fried seafood or chicken
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