Featured Recipe: Sweetcorn Fritters

Posted: 02 August 2014

Blog category: Recipes, Food

Perfect as a simple lunch or starter with a green salad and chutney or as an accompaniment to barbecue meats.  Why not cook them in a pan on the barbecue for a subtle smokey flavour?  The fritters are also gluten free.

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Preparation time: 5mins
Cooking time: 8 mins
Serves 6

Ingredients:
40g polenta or rice flour
30g plain flour
½ tsp baking powder
3 large free-range eggs, beaten
100ml crème fraîche
2 sweetcorn, corn cut from the cobs
(or use a small can of drained sweetcorn)
Bunch of spring onions, finely diced
Small bunch of fresh chives, snipped
2 red chillies, deseeded and diced
1-2 tbsp olive oil

Method:

1/ Put the polenta, flour and baking powder in a bowl, make a well in the centre. Gradually add the eggs and mix to a smooth batter. Stir in the crème fraîche, sweetcorn, spring onions, chives, chillies and season.

2/ Heat the oil in a large frying pan. When hot, drop in spoonfuls of the fritter mixture. Flatten to make little cakes. Cook for 2-3 minutes each side, until crisp and golden.