Corn Fritters

These corn fritters are a delicious way to use up your bounty of summer corn. They make a tasty side dish that will freeze well if they aren't gobbled up immediately.
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Course: Side Dish
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 6


  • 3 cups fresh corn kernels thawed from frozen or canned
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 2 tsp fresh cilantro chopped
  • 2 tsp chives chopped
  • 1/2 tsp coriander
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup whole milk
  • lard for frying



  • Place corn kernels, flour, baking powder, salt and pepper in a large bowl. Stir to combine.
  • Add the eggs and milk. Stir until a thick batter forms. Add the garlic, herbs, and spices and stir gently to combine.
  • Heat a 1/2 inch of lard in a deep pan over medium high heat. Place 2 tablespoon size mounds of the fritter mixture in the pan, flatten them.
  • Cook fritters for 3 minutes per side, until golden brown and crispy. Repeat until all batter is used.
  • In a small bowl mix all aioli ingredients together. Place a 1/2 tsp scoop on each fritter or serve on the side.