Puerto Rico Corn Fritters Recipe (Sorullitos de Maíz)

Sorullitos de Maíz recipe, aka Sorullos, are the most fantastic corn fritters from Puerto Rico, which are soft inside and crispy outside.

Ingredients: 11/4 cups of Finely Ground Cornmeal  2 cups of Water 1 tablespoon Butter 1 teaspoon Salt  2 - 4 tablespoons Granulated Sugar 1 cup shredded Cheddar Cheese (4 oz.)

Take a medium saucepan and place it on medium heat. Add water, salt, sugar, and butter. Mix them well and bring the mixture to a boil.


 Now slowly add the cornmeal mixture and whisk well. Stir continuously, using a spoon, for 3 - 5 minutes.


Remove it from the stove and add cheese to it. Mix it well until the cheese combines well.


Let the dough cool down until you can touch it without burning your hand.


 Now take one tablespoon of the Surollo dough and knead with your fingers until you make small log-shaped rolls 3 inches long and half an inch wide. 


Now fry these rolls in hot oil (at least 1 inch deep) at 350°F. Cook them for 3 - 4 minutes or until they get golden brown.


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