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Christmas Kitchen

Spicy Corn on the cob

A delicious and spicy Christmas side!

At a Glance


Serves: 8



Prep Time:

Prep time: 10 mins

Cooking Time:

Cook time: 20 mins

What you'll need:

  • 8 corn on the cobs, cooked
  • Vegetable oil (to deep-fry the corn)
  • 3 egg whites
  • Plain flour
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 1/2 tsp chilli flakes
  • 3 tbsp unsalted butter, softened
  • 3 tsp parsley, finely chopped
  • 3 tsp garlic, finely chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Put required amount of oil in a deep-fryer and heat until 190 C. Alternative, pour the oil into a pot and heat it up.
  2. Whisk the egg whites in a bowl until it is frothy and turns into a pale-coloured foam.
  3. Place cooked corn into the egg white and toss well.
  4. Lightly dust each block of corn with plain flour.
  5. When the oil is hot, deep-dry the corn in two to three batches, for two to three minutes each, until the batter turns golden brown.
  6. While the corn is frying, mix the paprika, chilli flakes, salt, parsley, and garlic in a clean bowl. Add the softened butter and stir.
  7. When the corn is done, drain then toss it in the spiced butter mixture.