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Fried Corn on the Cob

Corniest pick-up line wins.

Ingredients

  • For the corn:
  • 6 ears of corn, halved
  • 1 cup cornmeal
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne
  • 4 tablespoons baking powder
  • 2 cups light beer
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 4 cups vegetable oil
  • For the dipping sauce:
  • 1 1/2 cups yogurt
  • 1/4 cup chopped chives
  • 4 tablespoons chopped parsley
  • 4 tablespoons chopped dill
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice

Steps

  1. In a large bowl, combine cornmeal, flour, salt, black pepper, cayenne and baking powder. Slowly add beer and buttermilk and set aside to thicken, approximately 5 minutes. Skewer each corn half and dust in cornstarch.
  2. Heat oil in a pan to approximately 375 degrees, and dip corn completely in batter. Fry ears until golden and repeat until all ears are fried. Serve with dipping sauce immediately.