The Chew: Corn Fritters Recipe

The Chew: Corn Fritters

Ali Wentworth, author and star of Nightcap, joined Mario Batali in The Chew kitchen, as they looked back at the episode of Ali’s show they filmed together. The hilarious segment was enough to make both Mario and Ali roar with laughter yet again, ensuring that anyone watching won’t want to miss out! Once they were able to focus on the ingredients in front of them, Mario explained that he was going to have Ali help him prepare Corn Fritters. These delightfully crunchy balls make the perfect, unique side dish, even on Thanksgiving!

To find out how to make them yourself at home, click next page.

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The Chew: Corn Fritters Recipe Ingredients

The Chew: Corn Fritters Recipe

Mario Batali’s Corn Fritters make for a great side dish with just a little prep time! (us_mission_canada / Flickr)

  • 1 C all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 ears fresh sweet corn – kernels removed and milk scraped
  • honey – to serve
  • canola oil – for frying
  • 1 C cornmeal
  • 1 tsp Kosher salt + more for seasoning
  • 1/2 C sour cream
  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter – melted
  • 1 jalapeno – finely chopped

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The Chew: Corn Fritters Recipe Directions

  1. In a large deep pot or Dutch oven, heat 2 inches of oil to 325 degrees
  2. In a large bowl, add the cornmeal, flour, baking powder, salt, and pepper, then whisk together
  3. Add the eggs, sour cream, butter, corn milk, corn kernels, and jalapeno, then mix
  4. In batches, use two spoons to make round balls and drop spoonfuls into the oil
  5. Fry for 4-6 minutes until crispy and golden brown
  6. Drain the fritters on paper towels
  7. Serve right away with salt and a drizzle honey

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