Corn and Bacon Fritters

Corn and Bacon Fritters

Quick and easy fritters for the whole family to enjoy. They can be a hearty breakfast or an energy top-up snack.

Corn and Bacon Fritters
Recipe type: Fritters
Serves: Serves 4
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  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 125g bacon rashers, rind removed, coarsely chopped
  • 4 shallots, ends trimmed, thinly sliced
  • 1 small red capsicum, halved, de-seeded, finely chopped
  • 1 × 420g can corn kernels, rinsed, drained
  • 115g (¾ cup) plain flour
  • 3 eggs, lightly whisked
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh coriander
  1. Heat 1 teaspoon of oil in a non-stick frying pan over medium heat. Cook the bacon, stirring occasionally, for 2 minutes or until lightly browned. Add shallot and capsicum. Cook, stirring, for 1 minute or until capsicum is soft. Transfer to a bowl. Stir in the corn, flour, egg, milk and coriander. Season with salt and pepper.
  2. Heat remaining oil in a large non-stick frying pan over medium-high heat. Spoon three ¼ cupful portions of the corn mixture into the pan. Flatten slightly. Cook for 2 minutes each side or until golden and cooked through. Repeat, in 3 more batches, with the remaining corn mixture, reheating the pan between batches.
  3. Serve the fritters with your choice of sauce, salsa , or chutney.


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