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Sweetcorn fritters with avocado salsa

Serves 4 Takes 10 mins to cook Takes  20 mins to prepare Vegetarian 1 5 a day portions

Ingredients

325g (11oz) frozen sweetcorn kernels

2 eggs, lightly beaten

100g (3 1/2oz) plain flour

1 tsp baking powder

1 spring onions, trimmed and finely sliced

1/2 red chilli, deseeded and chopped

handful coriander, chopped

For the avocado salsa

1 large avocado, diced

1 red pepper, deseeded and diced

1/2 lime, juiced 

Method

  1. In a bowl, combine three-quarters of the sweetcorn kernels with the egg, flour, baking powder, half the spring onions, half the chilli and half the coriander. Season.
  2. Blitz half the mixture in a food processor, then combine with the remaining, unblended mixture to form a batter.
  3. To make the salsa, dry-fry the remaining corn, until lightly charred. Tip into a bowl with the remaining spring onion, chilli and coriander.  Stir in the avocado, red pepper and lime juice; season.
  4. Heat the oil in a frying pan. Add 1 tbsp of the batter to the pan to form a fritter. Repeat to make 8 fritters.
  5. Cook for 1-2 minutes each side.

 

Serve with the avocado salsa

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