• Difficulty Easy
  • 13 Ingredients


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


  • 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


  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.


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

  • Yum I love zucchini fritters


  • Oh my goodness – how delicious! I am going to make these for our Mother’s Day picnic on the weekend.


  • This is lovely ! I would use besan or lentil flour instead of self raising flour and add a wee bit of baking powder


  • Halloumi – yes please!!!!! This sounds delicious, i feel hungry just reading the recipe!


  • Restaurant quality. Halumi always has anything looking good tho hehe


  • Miguel always makes lovely food – this recipe sounds delicious. Thanks so much for sharing.


  • I really need to try something like this. I just keep shying away from eggs after my gall bladder was removed.


  • Great recipe


  • Thank you for sharing this healthy snack recipe.


  • Looks yummy, thanks for sharing the recipe, fritters are the hidden veg in my home


  • Yum! [add ingredients to shopping list]


  • I love fritters and these sound so deliciously healthy


  • My kids love zucchini fritters ! I l make them most of the time diary & glutenfree because of intolerances in our family.


  • Thank you Miguel. I just love a corn and zucchini fritter and often order them for lunch when I’m out.


  • Haloumi is a great addition to this meal, in fact its a great addition to any meal. This looks like a cafe style meal for sure! Yum!


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