Sweetcorn-bacon-fritters

Sweetcorn and bacon fritters

Cayenne pepper packs a punch that balances with the sweetness of the corn

By , 24 August 2018

(8 votes)

Sweetcorn and bacon fritters
  • 30 Mins

  • Serves: 4

  • Price: £1.22 per serving

Nutritional Info
Each 290g serving contains
  • Energy

    1626KJ

    389KCAL

    19%
  • Fat

    20.6g

    med

    29%
  • Saturates

    6.1g

    high

    31%
  • Sugars

    6.7g

    low

    7%
  • Salt

    1.60g

    med

    27%
of your reference intake.
Typical energy values per 100g: 561kJ/134kcal.
Ingredients
  • 155g pack Butcher's Selection Unsmoked Lean Diced Bacon Pieces
  • 326g tin Asda Sweetcorn in Water, drained
  • 1 small courgette, chopped
  • 2tbsp chopped basil
  • 4 spring onions, chopped
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 100g plain flour
  • ½tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1tsp baking powder
  • 1tsp rapeseed oil
  • 2tbsp reduced-fat soured cream
  • 1 lemon
  • 2 tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 avocado, peeled destoned and sliced
  • Extra basil, to serve
Method
  • Fry the bacon pieces on a medium heat for 10 mins until crisp. Drain off any fat.

  • In a large mixing bowl, mix the bacon with the sweetcorn, courgette, chopped basil, spring onions, eggs, plain flour, cayenne pepper and baking powder.

  • Heat the oil in a large, nonstick frying pan on medium. Drop in 2tbsp of the mixture for each fritter. Fry for 2-3 mins each side until golden.

  • Mix the soured cream with the zest from the lemon. Cut the rest of the lemon into wedges.

  • Divide the tomatoes, avocado, soured cream and the lemon wedges between 4 plates. Serve with 2 fritters per person, sprinkled with basil and seasoned with pepper.