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Bacon Cornbread Fritters with Spicy Buttermilk Dip Recipe

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Submitted by buckybando

Makes 24 servings



Bacon Cornbread Fritters with Spicy Buttermilk Dip

Recipe Ingredients for Bacon Cornbread Fritters with Spicy Buttermilk Dip

1/4 cup canola oil (actually 4 cups for frying)
2 1/2 cups baking mix (recommended: Bisquick)
1 1/2 cups cornmeal
1/3 cup sugar
3 eggs
1 cup milk
1 cup frozen corn, defrosted
2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme leaves
1 teaspoon paprika
6 ounces cooked bacon, chopped
6 tablespoons melted butter
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Spicy Buttermilk Dip:
1 cup buttermilk
1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
1 tablespoon grated onion
1 jalapeno pepper, veins and seeds removed, minced
1/2 tsp pepper

Recipe Directions for Bacon Cornbread Fritters with Spicy Buttermilk Dip

  1. Fritters:

  2. Heat a large pot or deep-fryer with the canola oil to 350 degrees F.

  3. In a large bowl, combine the baking mix, cornmeal, and sugar. Beat in the eggs and milk until well incorporated. Mix in the corn, thyme, paprika, bacon, melted butter, and salt and pepper.

  4. Carefully drop the fritter batter in hot oil, 1 heaping tablespoon at a time. Fry in batches of 8 to 10 making sure not to overcrowd the pot. Fry until brown and crispy, about 3 to 4 minutes. Remove the fritters to a paper towel lined plate to drain. Transfer to a serving platter and serve with a side of Spicy Buttermilk Dip.

  5. Dip:

  6. Add all of the dip ingredients to a serving bowl and mix together until well blended.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 70.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
197
Calories from Fat
101
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
11.2g
17%
Saturated Fat
3.8g
19%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
40mg
13%
Sodium
467mg
19%
Potassium
145mg
4%
Total Carbohydrates
18.8g
6%
Dietary Fiber
1.1g
4%
Sugars
5.5g
Protein
5.9g
Vitamin A 5% Vitamin C 2%
Calcium 5% Iron 6%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
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