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Freir Corn Fritters

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Ingredients:

  • 1 8.5-ounce package corn muffin mix
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 cups shredded Tropical Queso de Freir
  • 1 15.25-ounce can corn, drained
  • ½ cup diced red bell peppers
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 tablespoons chopped chives or scallions
  • Vegetable Oil for Frying

Preparation:
In large bowl combine corn muffin mix, milk and egg until just combined. Stir in shredded Queso de Freir, corn, red peppers, salt, cayenne pepper and chives.

In deep-fryer or deep saucepan, heat 2 inches oil to 350°F. Spoon 1 tablespoon mixture into hot oil; cook about 2 minutes or until puffed and golden, turning once. With slotted spoon remove to paper towel-lined plate. Repeat with remaining mixture. Serve immediately. Makes 2 dozen.