These easy and quick to make sweet corn fritters have a spicy twist through the addition of “Slap Your Mamma” New Orleans Spice mix and slow fried onions for an extra touch of sweetness. Served with bacon and rocket and herbs for brunch/breakfast or good for a lunchbox snack, these fritters also pair well with avocado and sour cream.
Prep time: 5 minutes Cooking time: 6 minutes
1 small can (310g) sweet corn kernels
1 egg beaten
1/2 onion sliced finely and slowly fried until slightly caramelised
1/2 cup wholemeal or plain flour
1/2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp Slap Your Mama or other spice mix to your taste
Slice 1/2 an onion and slow fry until translucent and slightly caramelised
Whizz 3/4 of the sweet corn in a small food processor to form a creamy paste
Transfer sweet corn paste to mixing bowl, add remaining corn kernels, egg, spice mix, onions and flour and mix well
Mixture should be firm but moist, add more flour as required if too runny
Heat frying pan over medium heat, spray lightly with olive oil,add dollops of sweet corn, flattening slightly to form a circular or oval shape.
Fry over medium-high heat to golden brown on one side, then flip fritters to cook through and brown on the other side.
Serve with bacon, rocket and other accompaniments.
Makes 6 medium size fritters