Courgette Fritters

Try This Courgette Fritters recipe

by trusting-benz
Courgette Fritters

Courgette Fritters

These delicious Courgette fritters are perfect at any time of day and can be dressed up or down to suit. For breakfast, pair them with bacon and eggs, at lunch try them with smoked salmon and crème fraîche, or for dinner add a side of steamed kale and some Harissa Dressing. Healthy, versatile, and delicious.

PREP: 8–10 MINS

COOK: 8 MINS

SERVES: 4

SUGAR: 1.9G

KCAL: 263

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup (110g) grated courgette
  • 1½ cups (165g) plain flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 3 tbsp low-fat crème fraîche
  • 5 spring onions, finely sliced
  • ½ tsp dried mint
  • ½ cup (120ml) milk
  • low-calorie cooking spray
  • salt and freshly ground pepper

How To Make Courgette Fritters

Lighter Serve: Smoked salmon and low-fat crème fraîche

Family Serve: Crispy bacon and poached eggs

  1. Lay the grated courgette on a clean tea towel, bring up the sides of the towel to enclose the courgette, and squeeze and twist over the sink to remove as much liquid as possible from the This will prevent your fritters from being soggy.
  2. Tip the courgette into a large mixing bowl, then add the flour, baking powder, eggs, crème fraîche, spring onions, mint, milk, and a generous grinding of salt and Mix well to combine.
  3. Spray a large frying pan with low-calorie cooking spray and place over a medium Working in batches of 2–3 fritters, spoon ladlefuls of the mixture into the hot pan and cook for 2–3 minutes until the underside is golden. Flip the fritters and cook on the top side until golden. Set the cooked fritters aside and repeat until all of your mixtures is used up.

TO SERVE

The fritters are now ready to serve with your choice of accompaniments.

TO FREEZE

Set the fritters aside to cool to room temperature, then transfer them to a large, labeled freezer bag and freeze flat for up to 3 months.

TO REHEAT FROM FROZEN

These can be defrosted fully in the fridge before reheating or reheated directly from the freezer. If defrosted, place on a foil-lined baking tray and transfer to an oven preheated to 180°C/350°F/gas mark 4 for 8 minutes, until crunchy and golden. If cooking from frozen, cook the same way but increase the cooking time to 12–14 minutes and ensure that the fritters are piping hot all of the ways through before serving

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