Corn Fritters

DF, V

Sometimes I just need a taste of summer, and corn is the quintessential summer veggie. Sure I could have made a corn side dish, but why not make it the star of the show?  This dish is perfect for a light dinner or as an easy appetizer perfect for company.  Make them in advance then just reheat before serving.

corn fritters

Corn Fritters
1 avocado, chopped
1/2 pint grape tomatoes, chopped
1/4 c red onion, chopped
1 tsp apple cider vinegar
2 c corn
2 eggs, beaten
1/2 c red pepper, chopped
1/2 tsp cumin
1/4 tsp chili powder
1/4 tsp coriander
pinch of salt
1/4 c flour
1/2 tsp baking powder

Add avocado, grape tomatoes, red onion, and apple cider vinegar to a bowl.  Season to taste with salt and pepper.  Toss to combine, set aside.

In another bowl add corn, eggs, red pepper, cumin, chili powder, coriander, salt.  Mix until well combined, then add flour and baking powder.

Add 2 tbs olive oil to a skillet over medium heat.  Spoon out batter in 1/4 c scoops onto the skillet.  Cook on each side until golden and crisp, about 2 minutes per side.

To serve top corn fritters with avocado relish.

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