Sweetcorn fritters with avocado salsa recipe

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  • Serves 4
  • 20 mins to prepare and 10 mins to cook
  • 353 calories / serving
  • Healthy
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These crispy sweetcorn fritters pack a fiery punch and take seconds to make and are loved by kids and grown-ups.

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.

Blitz half the mixture in a food processor, then combine with the remaining, unblended mixture to form a batter.

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.

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. Cook for 1-2 minutes each side. Serve with the salsa, soured cream and rocket. 

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  • Ingredients

  • 325g (11oz) frozen sweetcorn kernels
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 100g (3 1/2oz) plain flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 spring onion, trimmed and finely sliced
  • 1 red chilli, deseeded and chopped
  • handful coriander, chopped
  • For the guacamole

  • 1 large avocado, diced
  • 1 red pepper, deseeded and diced
  • 1/2 lime, juiced
  • For the sauce

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 150ml (1/4pt) half-fat soured cream
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  • Energy 1476kj 353kcal 18%
  • Fat 20.8g 30%
  • Saturates 5.8g 29%
  • Sugars 5.9g 7%
  • Salt 0.6g 10%

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Carbohydrate 32g Protein 11.6g Fibre 4.7g

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