Friday, 5 April 2013

Corn Fritters (Mielie Vetkoekies) Recipe...

by: Abigail Donnelly

Enjoy these fritters as a side dish with braaied lamb chops or wors, on their own as a snack, topped with rocket and sliced avocado, and dressed with lime juice. With crispy bacon and creamy scrambled eggs or topped with cream cheese and smoked-salmon slices...

Category: Vegetarian / Easy / Kid-friendly 
Prep time: 15 minutes 
Cooking time: 10 minutes

Ingredients:  (Serves 6 )
  • 3 corn cobs  (You can also use 1 x 410g can of sweetcorn kernels instead of fresh corn)
  • 140 g cake flour 
  • 2 free-range eggs 
  • ½ cup milk 
  • 100 g mature Cheddar cheese, grated 
  • 2 T Italian parsley, chopped 
  • 1 T chives, chopped 
  • 1 t baking powder 
  • sea salt, to taste 
  • oil, to fry 
Cooking instructions:
  1. Cook the corn in boiling water until soft. Cut the corn off the cob. 
  2. Mix together the flour, eggs, milk, cheese, herbs, baking powder and salt. 
  3. Add the corn. Heat the oil in a saucepan until hot. Drop spoonfuls of batter into the oil. 
  4. Cook until puffed up and golden brown. Drain on absorbent paper. 
  5. Keep warm until ready to eat. 

*See the step-by-step video of this recipe (which you can add to your online recipe book), click the link: Corn fritters