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Sweetcorn and bacon fritters

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

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

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Cooking Time

Cook: 30 Mins

Cooking Time

Serves: 4

Cooking Time

Price: £1.22 per serving

Nutritional Information

Each 290g serving contains

Energy
1627kj
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

1
Fry the bacon pieces on a medium heat for 10 mins until crisp. Drain off any fat.
2
In a large mixing bowl, mix the bacon with the sweetcorn, courgette, chopped basil, spring onions, eggs, plain flour, cayenne pepper and baking powder.
3
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.
4
Mix the soured cream with the zest from the lemon. Cut the rest of the lemon into wedges.
5
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.