Corn “Oysters”

Preparation info
  • Makes


    • Difficulty


Appears in
Farm Journal’s Country Cookbook

By Nell B. Nichols

Published 1972

  • About

Corn puffs up like oysters in cooking


  • 6 ears select corn (fresh-picked or frozen-thawed)
  • 3 egg yolks, well beaten
  • ¼ c.


  • Slash down each row of kernels with a sharp knife, then cut from cob. (Easier than grating and just as effective for getting every bit of milky kernel.) Add egg yolks; blend.
  • Sift together flour, baking powder, salt and pepper. Stir into corn-egg mixture; blend. Gently fold in egg whites.
  • Drop by spoonfuls onto hot, well-greased griddle. Fry until nicel