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  • 30 Aug

    Recipe: Sweetcorn fritters with pico de gallo

    Using just a few store cupboard essentials you can make these really tasty Sweetcorn Fritters.

    Sweetcorn Fritters are a firm favourite with many families and are loved by children and adults alike.

    Number of servings: 6-8
    Prep time: 10 minutes
    Cooking time: 5 minutes
    Total time: 15 minutes
    Ingredients

    For the batter:

    • 340g tinned sweetcorn
    • 140g self-raising whole meal flour
    • ½ teaspoon of baking powder
    • 2 eggs
    • 100ml of milk
    • 4 spring onions
    • 1 red chilli
    • 1 small bunch of fresh coriander
    • Salt and pepper
    • Olive oil for cooking

     

     

    For the Pico de Gallo

    5 ripe medium-sized tomatoes

    1 red chilli

    1 red onion

    1 small bunch or coriander

    3 cloves of garlic

    2 limes

    2 tbsp of olive oil

    Salt and pepper

    Method
    1. To make the batter: Beat the eggs and the milk together then place flour, baking powder, salt and pepper into a separate bowl and mix well.
    2. Sieve the flour mix into the egg and milk mixture and whisk until smooth and set aside.
    3. Finely slice the spring onions, roughly chop the coriander & chilli (remove seeds for less heat), open the tin of sweetcorn and drain well then add all of the ingredients to the batter mix and stir well.
    4. To make the pico de gallo: Begin by chopping the tomatoes finely, then dice the red onion, finely chop the chilli, garlic and fresh coriander and combine. Zest and juice both Limes into the mix then add the olive oil, salt & pepper.
    5. To cook the fritters: Add a tablespoon of olive oil to a non-stick pan, keep on a medium heat and add 2tbsp of the batter for each fritter. Cook the fritters for 3 to 4 minutes on each side, or until golden brown.
    6. Once cooked: Place your fritter on a plate and cover with spoonfuls of the pico de gallo.