Corn and Crab Fritters

  • 18 mins
  • 15 ingredients

Ingredients

  • Vegetable oil for frying
  • 8 tbs butter
  • 1 cup corn kernels
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 3 scallions, chopped
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and minced
  • 1 lb lump crab met
  • 1 cup cornmels
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1 and 1/2 tbs baking powder
  • 1 tbs sugar
  • 4 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper
  • In a sauce pan heat oil to 350 degrees.
  • Melt the butter in a microwave, then pour into a mixing bowl.
  • Stir in the corn, eggs, sour cream, green onions,and jalapeno, mix well, then fold in the crab meat mixture and gently combine well.
  • In another bowl, mix together the cornmeal, baking powder, sugar, salt and pepper.
  • Stir the dry ingredients into the crab meat mixture until well combined.
  • Wet your hands and form small balls of the fritter mixture.
  • Drop a few at a time into the oil and fry for 3-4 minutes, turning, until the fritters are brown on all sides.
  • Transfer to a wire rack or paper towels to drain.
  • Season with salt while hot.

 

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