Lobster and Corn Fritters

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READY IN: 1hr
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • In a small saucepan of boiling water, blanche the basil for 30 seconds. Drain and rinse under cold running water. Squeeze the excess water from the basil and transfer to a blender. Add the mayonnaise and puree. Transfer to a bowl and season with salt and pepper. Refrigerate the basil mayonnaise until lightly chilled.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and 1/2 teaspoons salt. In a small bowl, whisk the buttermilk with the egg yolk. Make a well in the center of the dry ingredients and add the buttermilk mixture. Stir lightly, then fold in the lobster, corn, chives and melted butter. In a medium bowl, whisk the egg white to soft peaks and fold it into the batter.
  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. In a large saucepan, heat 1 1/2" of oil to 325 degrees. Drop four to five 2 tablespoons size dollops of batter into the hot oil and fry, turning once, until golden brown, about 2 minutes. With a slotted spoon, transfer the fritters to paper towels to drain; season with salt. Transfer fritters to a baking sheet and keep warm in the oven while you fry the rest. Serve right away, with the basil mayonnaise and lemon wedges.
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