Ham and Apple Fritters with Cranberry Orange Crown and Royal Fig Dipping Sauces

Total Time:
19 min
Prep:
10 min
Cook:
9 min

Yield:
18 fritters
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • Canola oil, for frying
  • 1 (8.5-ounce) box corn bread mix (recommended: Jiffy)
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 cups milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup frozen chopped onions, thawed
  • 1 Fuji apple, grated
  • 1/4 pound smoked ham, diced
  • Cranberry Orange Crown Sauce:
  • 1 cup cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1/4 orange juice
  • 1/4 cup whole cranberry sauce
  • Royal Fig sauce:
  • 1/4 cup fig preserves
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 pinch salt
Directions

For Fritters

Heat oil in a Dutch oven or deep-fryer until it reaches 350 degree F.

In a large bowl add the cornbread mix, garlic powder, milk, egg and onions. Mix well to combine. Add apple and ham and stir to combine.

Using a tablespoon or small scoop, carefully slide tablespoon size amounts of the fritter batter into the hot oil. Fry about 6 at a time. Fry for approximately 2 to 3 minutes or until golden brown and crispy. Remove from oil and drain on paper towel lined baking tray.

Serve alongside dipping sauces.

For Cranberry Mustard Dipping Sauce:

Combined all ingredients into a small bowl and mix well.

For Creamy Fig Sauce:

Combined all ingredients into a small bowl and mix well.


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