Corn & red onion frit­ters

Little Treasures - - RECIPES -

If you’re look­ing for some­thing dif­fer­ent for break­fast look no fur­ther than these corn frit­ters. The spinach is blended into the bat­ter so you won’t even know it’s good for you! READY IN 20 min­utes SERVES 4 IN­GRE­DI­ENTS 3 corn cobs olive oil, for cook­ing 1 red onion, cut into thin slices 1 ta­ble­spoon maple syrup, plus ex­tra for driz­zling 50 grams baby spinach 3 ta­ble­spoons milk 2 eggs 125 grams plain (all-pur­pose) flour 1 tea­spoon bak­ing pow­der 1 tea­spoon bi­car­bon­ate of soda (bak­ing soda) 2 tea­spoons chipo­tle pow­der or smoked pa­prika Sea salt and cracked black pep­per, to sea­son 1 Hold each cob ver­ti­cally on the chop­ping board, run­ning a knife down each side and slic­ing off all of the ker­nels. 2 Re­peat on each cob of corn. 3 Heat the olive oil in a fry­ing pan over low heat. Add the corn and onion and cook un­til the onions are soft. In­crease the heat to high and cook un­til the corn and onion starts to colour and blacken. Pour in the maple syrup and cook un­til the sugar caramelises. Re­move from the heat and set aside. 4 Place the spinach, milk and eggs into a food pro­ces­sor and blend un­til com­bined. Add the flour, bak­ing pow­der, bi­car­bon­ate of soda and chipo­tle pow­der or smoked pa­prika to the blender and com­bine. Pour the mix­ture into a bowl and add the corn and the onions. Sea­son well with salt and pep­per. 5 Heat the olive oil in a fry­ing pan over medium heat. When hot, add sev­eral ta­ble­spoons of the frit­ter bat­ter to the pan en­sur­ing they are well spaced. Cook un­til golden, then turn over the frit­ters and con­tinue cook­ing un­til golden. Re­move the frit­ters from the pan and drain on a paper towel, re­peat­ing the steps with the rest of the bat­ter. 6 Serve the corn frit­ters warm, with maple syrup, if you like.

TIPServe the frit­ters with diced tomato, chopped co­rian­der, a sprin­kle of pa­prika and squeeze of lime.

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