Corn and Onion Fritters

Ingredients

  • 1 Cup Onion, Chopped
  • 2 Tbsp Butter or Margarine
  • 1 Can Whole Kernel Corn (16 1/2 oz.) Drained
  • 1 Jar Chopped Pimiento (4 oz.) Drained
  • 3/4 Tsp Salt
  • 1/4 Tsp Pepper Vegetable Oil
  • 1 Cup All Purpose Flour
  • 1/2 Cup Cheese, Shredded
  • 1 Tsp Baking Powder
  • 1/2 Cup Milk

Directions

  1. Cook onion in butter over med. heat until tender
  2. Stir in corn, pimiento, salt and pepper; cool
  3. Heat 1" oil in a heavy skillet
  4. In a bowl, combine the onion/corn ixture, flour, cheese and baking powder
  5. Stir in milk and egg yolks
  6. Whip egg whites till stiff but not dry and fold into the corn mixture
  7. Drop batter, by the rounded teaspoonful, into the hot oil and cook until golden brown turning once
  8. Drain on paper towels and serve hot