Corn And Crab Fritters Recipe


  • Vegetable oil for frying
  • 8 tbs butter
  • 1 cup corn kernels
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 3 scallions, chopped
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and minced
  • 1 lb lump crab met
  • 1 cup cornmels
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1 and 1/2 tbs baking powder
  • 1 tbs sugar
  • 4 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper


  1. In a sauce pan heat oil to 350 degrees.
  2. Melt the butter in a microwave, then pour into a mixing bowl.
  3. Stir in the corn, eggs, sour cream, green onions,and jalapeno, mix well, then fold in the crab meat mixture and gently combine well.
  4. In another bowl, mix together the cornmeal, baking powder, sugar, salt and pepper.
  5. Stir the dry ingredients into the crab meat mixture until well combined.
  6. Wet your hands and form small balls of the fritter mixture.
  7. Drop a few at a time into the oil and fry for 3-4 minutes, turning, until the fritters are brown on all sides.
  8. Transfer to a wire rack or paper towels to drain.
  9. Season with salt while hot.

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