This is a terrific sweet corn nugget recipe that can be fried or baked. Very simple to make and less messy than other nugget recipes. Great side item! Enjoy!

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Ingredients

75
Original recipe yields 75 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Mix corn, cornmeal, flour, sugar, and salt together in a large bowl until it forms a paste. If the mixture is runny, add equal amounts of flour and cornmeal to reach a paste-like consistency.

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  • Cover a sheet of waxed paper with a light dusting of flour. Place a tablespoon of the corn mixture on the waxed paper and roll into a ball. Repeat with remaining batter, adding more flour to the wax paper as needed.

  • Heat oil in a deep-fryer or large saucepan to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

  • Place batches of nuggets into the hot oil and fry until golden, 2 to 2 1/2 minutes. Transfer to a paper towel-lined plate to drain excess oil.

Cook's Note:

For baking: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees (175 degrees C). Bake nuggets until golden brown, about 5 minutes on each side. You must flip after 5 minutes to achieve even baking on each side.

Editor's Note:

We have determined the nutritional value of oil for frying based on a retention value of 10% after cooking. Amount will vary depending on cooking time and temperature, ingredient density, and specific type of oil used.

Nutrition Facts

78 calories; protein 1.2g 2% DV; carbohydrates 12.9g 4% DV; fat 2.6g 4% DV; cholesterolmg; sodium 78.4mg 3% DV. Full Nutrition