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Chilli carrot fritter burgers with cucumber relish recipe

Chilli carrot fritter burgers with cucumber relish recipe

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Add a bit of zing into your midweek meals with these carrot fritter burgers, serving two people. Spicy fritters are fried until golden and crispy. Stuff into flatbreads with fiery chilli relish and serve with a pickled cucumbers. See method

  • Serves 2
  • 15 mins to prepare and 15 mins to cook
  • 522 calories / serving
  • Healthy

Ingredients

  • ½ cucumber, chopped
  • 1 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1 tsp caster sugar
  • ¼ tsp nigella seeds
  • 300g carrots, coarsely grated (about 3 medium)
  • ½ red chilli, chopped
  • ¼ red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 medium egg, beaten
  • ½ tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tbsp plain flour
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil, for frying
  • 4 folded flatbreads
  • 4 tsp Tesco Finest Chilli Relish
  • 8 leaves butterhead lettuce
If you don't have red onions, try using white, brown or spring onions

Each serving contains

  • Energy

    2180kj
    522kcal
    26%
  • Fat

    23g 32%
  • Saturates

    3g 13%
  • Sugars

    18g 20%
  • Salt

    1.3g 22%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 60.3g Protein 13.7g Fibre 10.8g

Method

1. In a bowl stir together the vinegar, sugar and nigella seeds with a pinch of salt until the sugar has dissolved. Add the cucumbers, stirring well, and leave to pickle for 15 mins, stirring occasionally. Drain off any excess liquid.

2. For the fritters, stir together the grated carrot, chopped chilli, red onion and beaten egg until evenly mixed. Season with plenty of black pepper and a pinch of salt, then add the ground cumin and flour. Mixed until combined and divide into 4.

3. Working in 2 batches, heat half of the oil in a large non-stick frying pan. Spoon half of the carrot mixture into 2 mounds in the pan and press to flatten. Fry for 3-4 mins on each side over a medium heat until browned and crisp. Lift out of the pan to drain on a plate lined with kitchen roll while you cook the rest of the mixture.

4. Heat the folded flatbreads according to pack instruction and spread each with 1 tsp of the chilli relish. Lay a couple leaves of lettuce on one side and top with a carrot fritter. Spoon the pickled cucumbers over the fritters before serving.

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