Sweetcorn and Brie Fritters

Softly melting cheese and sweet little nuggets of corn make Sophie Grigson's crisp fritters a sure-fire winner
By Sophie Grigson
Sweetcorn and Brie Fritters
  • Rating:
  • Serves: 4-6
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Effort: easy

Ingredients

Main

  • 85 g plain flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 egg
  • 150 ml milk
  • 110 g frozen sweetcorn
  • 75-85g just-ripe Camembert, brie or reblochon cheese, ind removed and cut into small dice
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • extra virgin olive oil, for frying

Method

1. Sieve the flour, baking powder and salt into a bowl. Make a well in the centre and break in the egg. Start whisking the egg into the flour, gradually adding the milk, to make a smooth batter. Stir in the sweetcorn, cheese and pepper.

2. Heat a little oil in a pan over a moderately high heat. Drop tablespoons of the batter mixture into the hot oil, allowing a good space for spreading in between each. Fry for 1-2 minutes, until golden brown underneath, then turn over and fry on the other side until golden

3. Drain on kitchen towel and serve immediately.

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