This beautiful corn and zucchini fritter recipe has kindly been supplied by Miguel Maestre.


Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups self raising flour
  • 50g parmesan cheese, finely grated
  • 1/2 bunch chives, roughly chopped
  • 1 cup milk, plus extra
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 corn cobs
  • 2 zucchinis
  • 1 block haloumi, thickly sliced
  • Rocket leaves, to serve
  • Chutney, to serve
  • Lemon wedges, to serve
  • olive oil
  • salt and pepper

Method

  1. To make the batter, place the flour and parmesan in a large bowl, season with salt and pepper and mix well with clean hands.
  2. Add the chives, combine the milk and eggs in a small bowl and whisk, pour into the flour mixture gradually and mix to make a thick batter the consistency of creamy mash, add extra milk if needed.
  3. Grate the corn into the bowl and mix well, discard the husks.
  4. Using a mandolin, finely cut the zucchinis into thin strips.
  5. Heat an oiled frying pan over a medium heat.
  6. Take a small handful of the zucchini, using 2 spoons place into the batter and coat, place in the frying pan cook for 2-3 minutes or until golden, turn and cook a further 1-2 minutes or until cooked through, cook in batches and repeat with remaining zucchini and batter.
  7. Place the haloumi slices into the frying pan, cook 1 minute or until golden, turn and cook a further minute.
  8. Spoon chutney onto a plate, top with a little rocket, top with a fritter, another slice of haloumi, top with another fritter with a lemon wedge on the side to serve.

Notes... Equipment: large bowl, small bowl, whisk, mandolin, medium frying pan, serving plate

  • Oh I haven’t had haloumi for years!

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  • I’ve never tried haloumi might give it a go

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  • so beautiful , looks tasty. Will have to try this .

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  • Ok I need to remember this recipe!

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  • Love the ingredients. Wonder if my husband will give up his bacon and eggs for this

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  • I used to love these as a kid! I must try them for my daughter.

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  • oh yumm, I think I’ll make this for my hubby and I for brunch this Sunday.

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  • Beautiful for a weekend breakfast or a quick bite when unexpected visitors call in.

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  • With the addition of halloumi cheese, they must be to die for!!

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  • Definitely different to what I’m used to making. Sounds interesting though so I might get adventurous and try it

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  • My kids love zucchini corn fritters for breakfast, lunch, dinner or afternoon tea :)
    Instead of self raising flour I use chickpea or lentil flour (and add baking powder), which makes it even more beautiful and nutritious.

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  • Different, I will have to give this a go. thanks

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  • made this the other day, so delish-well anything with Haloumi is good

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  • This looks delicious and something I’d definitely love to try. I’ve never used haloumi before, so looking forward to it.

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  • This looks like a delicious fritter, can’t wait to give it a go.

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