Fritters are one of those irresistible comfort foods with a unique history and even more unique flavor—and it all depends on the chef which direction your fritters will go! Whether made with a sweet flavor profile or savory one—like our corn and crab fritters—there is no mistaking a crispy, tender fritter for anything else.
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So simple, yet so divine
Corn and crab fritters are crispy on the outside and moist, steamy, and tender on the inside. That's a winning combination! These crab fritters are no more difficult to make than any other type of fritter, but there is no denying that the addition of the king crab to the mix adds a level of flavor that your taste buds will appreciate. The rich and buttery flavor of king crab is a welcome upgrade to a classic dish, so get ready to love these crab fritters.
Starting with a basic fritter batter of fine cornmeal, flour, baking powder, and salt, our recipe for crab fritters goes a whole new direction with crab meat and corn. Some cayenne pepper and finely diced red peppers add a kick and help bring out that rich crab taste. Eat them alone, fresh from the pan, or pair them with an assortment of exciting dips. No matter how you choose to eat them, they'll soon become a favorite snack.
Expand your menu
Looking for a unique item to add to your king crab menu? Our crab fritters are always a hit and they're so simple to make. It's easy to bake king crab legs, and you can turn any leftover crab into these delicious crab fritters in just a few minutes, using things you probably already have in your kitchen. Adjusting the level of spice is easy, too.
2 tablespoons butter
1/2 cup finely diced onion
1/3 cup finely diced red pepper
2 tablespoons minced fresh garlic
1/2 cup fine cornmeal
1/2 cup flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon kosher salt*
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/2 cup milk
1/2 pound Alaska Snow Crab Meat
1/2 cup fresh or frozen corn kernels
3 green onions, thinly sliced