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Corn Fritters

0 - 3
PersonalPoints™ per serving
Total Time
36 min
12 min
24 min
Enjoy these fritters for breakfast, brunch, or as a delicious summer side dish. Add some heat by tossing in a chopped jalapeno.



3 large egg(s), separated


4 medium, kernels removed with a knife*

Sweet red pepper(s)

1 medium, diced the size of corn kernels

Uncooked scallion(s)

cup(s), diced

Table salt

½ tsp, or more to taste

Black pepper

¼ tsp, or more to taste

All-purpose flour

2 Tbsp

Cooking spray

2 spray(s), butter-flavored


  1. In a small bowl, beat egg whites until stiff but not glossy; set aside.
  2. In a medium bowl, lightly beat egg yolks. Add corn, red pepper, scallions, salt, black pepper and flour; thoroughly combine and then fold in egg whites.
  3. Coat skillet with cooking spray and warm over high heat; when skillet is hot, reduce heat to medium. Spoon a heaping tablespoon of batter onto skillet to make each fritter. (Do not press fritters down with your spatula since they are meant to be fluffy.) Cook for about 2 to 3 minutes; carefully flip and cook until lightly browned and cooked through, about 2 to 3 minutes more. Remove cooked fritters to a serving plate and cover to keep warm. Repeat until all batter is used and then serve immediately. Yields about 4 fritters per serving.


*You can use drained canned corn or thawed frozen corn in this recipe if you prefer.