Pea fritters

Pea fritters

This could be good served cold as a snack. They will keep in the fridge for up to three days, or can be frozen

By , 21 September 2015

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Pea fritters
  • 40 Mins

  • Serves: 16 fritters

  • Price: 12p per serving

Nutritional Info
Each 59g serving contains
  • Energy

    389KJ

    93KCAL

    5%
  • Fat

    4.2g

    med

    6%
  • Saturates

    1.2g

    med

    6%
  • Sugars

    1.4g

    low

    2%
  • Salt

    0.20g

    med

    3%
of your reference intake.
Typical energy values per 100g: 660kJ/158kcal.
Ingredients
  • 300g frozen peas (or fresh)
  • 150g self-raising flour
  • 200ml semi skimmed milk
  • 2 large eggs, separated
  • 50g Asda Halloumi, drained and cut into pea-sized cubes
  • 1 or 2 red chillies, de-seeded and finely chopped
  • 2-3 tbsp chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • Salad, to serve
Method
  • Pre-heat the oven to 200C/180C Fan/Gas 6. Boil the peas for 4 minutes, then drain and set aside.

  • Sift the flour into a bowl and season with pepper. Add the milk and egg yolks and whisk to make a thick batter.

  • Add the Halloumi, chilli, flat-leaf parsley and peas to the batter. Whisk the egg whites with a pinch of salt until they form stiff peaks, then gently fold into the batter.

  • Grease a large non-stick frying pan with a little of the oil and heat over a moderate heat until just hot. Spoon in enough batter to make a fritter measuring about 7cm across. Add more batter to make as many fritters as you can comfortably fit into the pan. Cook for 2-3 minutes until the underside is nicely browned.

  • Flip them over and cook the other side for another 2-3 minutes. Keep the fritters warm while you cook the rest of the batter, adding more oil to the pan as necessary.

  • Serve with salad and tomato ketchup or salsa.