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Corn fritters another great idea for corn

Aside from the popular corn soup, roasted and boiled corn, there are many other things that you can try. During certain times of the year corn is available almost everywhere. From supermarkets, green grocers to vendors at almost every traffic light, you could see corn for sale. Here is a simple recipe for corn fritters:

Estimated preparation time: 5 minutes

Estimated cook time: 10 minutes

Yield: 12

Making corn fritters

Ingredients

2 cups whole kernel corn

1 ½ cups all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon salt

1 tablespoon sugar

2 tablespoons baking powder

½ cup milk

1 egg (optional)

2 cups vegetable oil

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Directions

Add flour, baking powder, sugar and salt to a large bowl, then mix.

Stir into mixture corn, slightly beaten egg and milk until a smooth airy batter is formed.

Heat oil at 325 degrees F on a medium fire.

Scoop up a tablespoon of batter for each fritter and place in frying pan.

Let fry until the top is swollen and bottom is golden brown, then flip.

Place on parchment paper to drain and serve warm.

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Nutritional facts

This can eaten for breakfast, or as a snack. Each fritter should yield 100g of corn, here are the nutritional facts in 100g of corn.

Vitamins and Minerals

Vitamin A                                               13 µg               1%

Vitamin C                                               5.5 mg            6%

Vitamin D                                                 0 µg               ~

Vitamin E                                               0.09 mg         1%

Vitamin K                                              0.4 µg              0%

Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)                      0.09 mg           8%

Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)                     0.06 mg          4%

Vitamin B3 (Niacin)                             1.68 mg         11%

Vitamin B5 (Panthothenic acid)      0.79 mg            16%

Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine)                  0.14 mg              11%

Vitamin B12                                         0 µg                    ~

Folate                                                     23 µg                 6%

Choline                                                  29.1 mg             5% Corn fritters in sweet T&T for Sweet TnT Magazine, Culturama Publishing Company, for news in Trinidad, in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, with positive how to photography.

Amino Acids

Tryptophan              23 mg

Threonine               133 mg

Isoleucine               133 mg

Leucine                    358 mg

Lysine                       141 mg

Methionine               69 mg

Cysteine                    27 mg

Tyrosine                  126 mg

Valine                       191 mg

Arginine                   135 mg

Histidine                  91 mg

Alanine                    304 mg

Aspartic acid          252 mg

Glutamic acid         655 mg

Glycine                     131 mg

Proline                     301 mg

Serine                       158 mg

March 2017    www.sweettntmagazine.com

 


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