Whisk 3/4 cup cornmeal, 1/4 cup flour, 2 tablespoons sugar and 3/4 teaspoon each baking soda and salt in a bowl. Stir in 1 beaten egg, 1/2 cup each buttermilk and corn kernels, 1 minced jalapeno, 4 minced scallions, and pepper to taste. Deep-fry spoonfuls of the batter in 350 degrees F vegetable oil until golden, 2 to 3 minutes.
Photograph by Antonis Achilleos
Recipe courtesy Food Network Magazine