Corn Fritters

Bacon Cheddar Corn Fritters

Corn Fritters are crispy on the outside but fluffy on the inside! Make this classic favorite with this recipe for a quick breakfast or side dish!

Course Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword Corn Fritters
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings 10 patties
Calories 121 kcal
Author Catalina Castravet


  • 2 cups corn fresh frozen or leftover corn on the cob
  • 1/3 cup bacon finely chopped bacon
  • 1/3 cup cornmeal
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup green onion diced
  • 1 jalapeno minced
  • 1/2 cup cheddar cheese shredded
  • 1/4 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/4 cup milk or more if needed
  • 3 tablespoons oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Combine all ingredients except the milk and oil in a small bowl and mix well.
  2. Add milk little by little to get a moist mixture that can still hold its shape.
  3. Cover a cutting board with parchment paper and set aside.
  4. Spoon 3 tablespoons of the corn mixture onto your hands, form a ball after which press to form a patty. Place onto the prepared cutting board. Repeat with the rest of the mixture. Freeze for 15-20 minutes.
  5. Heat oil over medium heat in a large pan. Once hot, add the patties and cook 3-4 minutes per side or until golden. Repeat with the remaining patties.
  6. Top with sour cream before serving.

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Nutrition Facts
Bacon Cheddar Corn Fritters
Amount Per Serving
Calories 121 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 19mg6%
Sodium 55mg2%
Potassium 130mg4%
Carbohydrates 13g4%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 172IU3%
Vitamin C 4mg5%
Calcium 40mg4%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.