Corn & Ham Fritters

Cornbread mix breading makes these fritters especially nostalgic.
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Corn & Ham Fritters

Recipe by Joe Piccirillo

Start to Finish: 25 minutes

Servings: 4


  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise

  • 1 tsp. hot sauce (such as Tabasco)

  • 1/2 cup corn kernels

  • 1/2 cup finely chopped ham steak

  • 1 egg

  • 1 tbsp. buttermilk

  • 1/2 tsp. Dijon mustard

  • 1 cup cornbread mix

  • 3 cups vegetable oil, for frying


In bowl, whisk mayonnaise and hot sauce for dip; season. In bowl, mix next 5 ingredients. Stir in cornbread mix to make batter. In skillet, heat oil to 350°. Working in batches, fry heaping tablespoons of batter, turning often, until browned, about 3 minutes per batch. Serve with dip.