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Sweetcorn Fritters

Family Meals
  • Makes 20 Portions
  • Suitable for freezing
  • Preparation 15 minutes
  • 5 minutes cooking time
  • 140 C°, 275 F°, Gas Mark 1

Ingredients

  • 198g / 7oz tin sweetcorn, drained
  • 100g / 4oz wholemeal flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 large eggs
  • 3 tablespoons sweet chilli sauce
  • 4 spring onions, roughly chopped
  • Handful of basil, chopped
  • 10 cherry tomatoes, roughly chopped
  • 100g /4oz grated halloumi cheese
  • Sunflower oil for frying

Method

  1. Blend 100 g/4 oz of the sweetcorn in the bowl of a food processor, or in a mixing bowl with a stick blender, until finely chopped.
  2. Combine the flour, baking powder and eggs in a bowl. Whisk in the sweet chilli sauce and finely chopped sweetcorn. Add the remaining ingredients including the remaining whole, unblended sweetcorn kernels. Season to taste (if using).
  3. Heat a little oil in a frying pan. When hot, fry heaped tablespoonfuls of the fritter mixture for 1-2 minutes on each side until golden and cooked through. Transfer to kitchen paper.

Fritters are a firm family favourite and a great way to encourage kids to eat their veggies. Halloumi cheese has a very high melting point so it works well in a fritter. The fresh basil and sweet chilli sauce gives these a delicious flavour.

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