Spicy Sweetcorn Fritters

spicy sweetcorn fritters

Spicy Sweetcorn Fritters

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Cornmeal can be found in most supermarkets or health food shops. Yellow in colour, it acts as a binding agent in this recipe.
Calories: 659


  • 8 oz canned or frozen sweetcorn
  • 2 red chillies deseeded and very finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic crushed
  • 10 lime leaves very finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp fresh coriander cilantro, chopped
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 3/4 oz cornmeal
  • 3 1/2 oz fine green beans very finely sliced
  • groundnut oil for frying


  • Place the sweetcorn, chillies, garlic, lime leaves, coriander (cilantro), egg and cornmeal in a large mixing bowl, and stir to combine.
  • Add the green beans to the ingredients in the bowl and mix well, using a wooden spoon.
  • Divide the mixture into small, evenly sized balls. Flatten the balls of mixture between the palms of your hands to form rounds.
  • Heat a little groundnut oil in a preheated wok or large frying pan
  • (skillet) until really hot. Cook the fritters, in batches, until brown and crispy on the outside, turning occasionally.
  • Leave the fritters to drain on absorbent kitchen paper (paper towels) while frying the remaining fritters.
  • Transfer the fritters to warm serving plates and serve immediately.
  • Kaffir lime leaves are dark green, glossy leaves that have a lemony-lime flavour. They can be
  • bought from specialist Asian stores either fresh or dried. Fresh leaves impart the most delicious flavour.
Calories: 659 kcal
Carbohydrates: 122 g
Protein: 25 g
Fat: 13g
Saturated Fat: 3 g
Trans Fat: 1 g
Cholesterol: 164 mg
Sodium: 83 mg
Potassium: 1334 mg
Fiber: 17 g
Sugar: 20 g
Vitamin A: 2430 IU
Vitamin C: 156 mg
Calcium: 97 mg
Iron: 6 mg
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