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Sweet Corn Fritters

Categories: Entertaining, Finger Foods, Low-fat, Party Snacks, Quick to fix, Vegetarian
Type: Appetizers and Snacks

Sweet corn fritters are a great starter to any meal.

Prep Time: 10M

Cooking Time: 15M

Serves: Serves 4


  • 11/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tbsp cold sparkling soda water
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 × 11-12oz (340g) can corn kernels, drained
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
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  1. Combine the flour, soda water, and baking powder in a bowl and whisk together to form a smooth batter. Stir in the corn and cayenne, and season with salt and pepper. Refrigerate for 15 minutes until chilled.
  2. Heat the oil in a shallow frying pan over medium-high heat. Stir the batter, then carefully drop a spoonful into the pan-it should spread out to be 3-4in (7.5-10cm) across. Stir the batter again and add 2-3 more spoonfuls, depending on the size of your pan, and, working in batches, cook for 4-6 minutes, turning once, until golden brown. Remove with a slotted spoon or spatula and place on paper towels to drain. Serve with aïoli (garlic mayonnaise) and a crisp salad.
  • The fritters will be crisper if the mixture is cold when it goes into the hot pan. Use fresh corn, sliced off the cob, if you can.

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Excerpted from The Illustrated Quick Cook.
Copyright © 2009 Dorling Kindersley Limited.
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