1tablespoonfresh chives, diced plus additional for garnish
4 oz.Goat cheese
4 oz.Unicoi Preserves Cherry Jalapeno Spread
1stickbutterfor pan frying
Combine flour, baking powder, salt and cayenne pepper.
Fold corn, diced jalapeno pepper and chives into flour mixture, stir to combine.
Whisk together milk, melted butter and egg; fold into the corn and flour mixture, stir until just combined.
Preheat an electric griddle to 375 degrees or cast iron skillet over medium heat.
Once griddle is to temperature, rub the griddle with a stick of butter, coating the griddle well.
Use two spoons to drop batter onto the griddle, flatten slightly.
Cook 3 minutes per side, flipping once.
Remove to paper towel lined baking sheet and season with salt.
Working in batches, wipe off the griddle with a paper towel and re-coat with butter, continue cooking fritters until all batter has been cooked.
To serve, top each corn fritter with crumbled goat cheese, Unicoi Preserves Cherry Jalapeno Spread and fresh chopped chives.