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Corn and Crab Fritters with Lemon Aioli

Rated as 4.5 out of 5 Stars

"Like home canning, the canning process seals in corn's natural goodness and nutrition, making it the perfect, flavorful addition to these fritters."
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30 m servings 133
Original recipe yields 18 servings (18 to 24 fritters)


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  1. In a medium 10-inch skillet over medium heat, melt butter. Cook until onion softens, 3 to 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat. Set aside 1 tablespoon corn for aioli. In the same skillet, combine remaining corn and chiles with cooked onions. Remove skillet from heat.
  2. In a medium mixing bowl, combine flour, baking powder, salt, and pepper. In a large bowl, whisk together milk and eggs. Gradually whisk flour mixture into milk mixture just until smooth. Stir in corn and chiles mixture and crabmeat. Cover and refrigerate 10 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, make aioli by combining the mayonnaise, lemon juice, zest, garlic and reserved corn in a small mixing bowl. Chill until ready to serve.
  4. Remove the corn crab batter from the refrigerator. Add enough oil to skillet so it reaches about 1/4 inch deep; heat over medium-high heat. Carefully drop 6 to 7 mounds of batter by tablespoon into hot oil. Cook until golden brown, about 1 to 2 minutes per side. Transfer fritters to paper towels and repeat with remaining batter. Serve with lemon aioli. Sprinkle with chopped parsley.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 133 calories; 8.6 10.4 4.3 35 358 Full nutrition

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LOVED the fritters! Just a note, I used a can of the cheap crab and while the flavor was there the texture pretty much disappeared into the fritters. If that's not what you're going for I woul...

I substituted shallots for the onion and the fritters were delicious. My family has requested this to be in our seafood menu rotation.

These were delicious and were as good as any dish I've ever had in a restaurant!

Everyone enjoyed it. :) Mine turned into more of a pancake than fritter but still good all the way around. I did add twice the amount of crab. Glad I did.

A treat for the entire family.

Very delicious recipe. I made them more like corn oysters and added some Old Bay seasoning and fresh lump blue crabmeat into the batter for a bit of Baltimore style.

Yum. Excellent recipe. I didn't change a thing. I will be making it again