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Made with red curry paste and fresh corn, these fritters are full of sweet and spicy goodness.

Thai Corn Fritters

Ingredients

  • 2 ears of corn, kernels removed from cob

  • 1 large egg

  • 1/2 tablespoon Thai red curry paste

  • 6 tablespoons rice flour

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

  • 2 kaffir lime leaves (can substitute Thai basil leaves)

  • 2 Thai green chilies

  • Canola or vegetable oil for deep frying

  • Sweet chili sauce for dipping

Instructions

  1. In a food processor or small blender, combine half of the kernels, egg, curry paste, rice flour, salt and baking powder. Once fully combined, transfer to a bowl.

  2. Thinly slice the kaffir lime leaves and chili peppers and add to the bowl, along with the rest of the corn kernels. Stir everything until well combined.

  3. Heat oil in a wok or deep skillet to 325°F. Use a spoon to carefully drop the batter, a few tablespoons at a time. Turn over the fritters to brown on all sides. Once they are browned and floating, remove with a strainer or slotted spoon and place on a paper-towel lined plate.

  4. Serve with Thai sweet chili sauce.

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