Sweetcorn fritters recipe

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  • Healthy
  • Low-fat
  • Nut-free
  • Vegetarian
makes: 8 - 10
Skill: easy
Cost: cheap
5-a-day: 1
Prep: 10 min
Cooking: 10 min

Nutrition per portion

Calories 82 kCal 4%
Fat 1g 1%
Carbohydrates 14g 4%
  -  of which Sugars 3g 3%
Protein 4g 8%
Salt 0.9g 15%
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  • Sweetcorn fritters are the perfect easy recipe for the whole family. These crispy sweetcorn fritters take 20 minutes to make and are loved by kids and grown-ups.

    This sweetcorn fritters recipe is so simple you could get the kids involved in the making and cooking process. Let them measure, whisk and help with cooking them. This recipe makes 10 sweetcorn fritters – perfect for lunch or dinner served with potatoes and salad.

    Serve yours with a dip like sweet chilli sauce for an added kick of spice or mayo for a light, creamy taste. You could try this recipe with other tinned vegetables too like peas or beans.


    • 100g plain flour
    • 1tsp baking powder
    • Seasoning
    • Medium egg
    • 150ml milk
    • 198g can sweetcorn kernels
    • Salsa, either store-bought or home-made, to serve


    • Sift the flour, baking powder and seasoning into a large bowl. Make a well in the centre, add a medium egg and gradually beat in 150ml milk to form a smooth batter.

    • Drain a 198g can sweetcorn kernels, pat dry on kitchen towel, then add to the batter mix with any thing else you fancy (see the tip!).

    • In a frying pan, add a tablespoon of vegetable oil. Once hot, fry spoonfuls of mixture for about 2 mins each side until golden and crisp on each side.

    • Serve the sweetcorn fritters with a salsa or a quick salad of peppers, spring onions, tomatoes and cucumber.

    Top tip for making Sweetcorn fritters

    Add flavour with spring onions, a splash of soy or chilli sauce, or chopped coriander

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