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Spinach, corn and chickpea fritters

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A perfect supper dish. Works well in pitta breads with lots of salad.
Serves
4
Prep
15 minutes
Cook
20 minutes
Each 188g serving contains (excludes serving suggestion)
KCal
157
Carbs
15.4g
Fibre
7.0g
Protein
9.9g
Fat
4.5g
Saturates
0.70g
Sugars
3.3g
Salt
0.10g
Portion Fruit & Veg
2
Ingredients
Ingredients
2 tsp rapeseed oil
1 small onion, grated
1 red pepper, finely chopped
1 egg, beaten
150g frozen spinach, defrosted, water squeezed out, roughly chopped
1 tsp cumin
1 red chilli, finely chopped
80g frozen corn, defrosted
400g can chickpeas, drained and mashed thoroughly)
25g gram flour
10g fresh coriander, chopped
salad, to serve
Method
  1. Add 1 tsp of oil to a saucepan, then add the onion. Cook for 2-3 minutes, then add the red pepper and fry a further 4-5 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, add the egg, spinach, cumin, chilli and sweetcorn to a bowl and mix well.
  3. Stir in the onion and red pepper, then add the chickpeas, gram flour and coriander, and mix thoroughly.
    With wet hands, shape the mixture into 8 patties.
  4. Add the remaining oil to a large non-stick frying pan over a medium heat. Place fritters in the pan and flatten slightly with a spatula to about ½-1cm thick, to ensure even cooking.
  5. Cook the fritters until lightly browned for 3-4 minutes, then carefully flip over and cook the other side again for 3-4 minutes. You may wish to give each side a further 1-2 minutes to get a nice crust on them. Serve with salad.
Chefs tips
  • If you don’t have a big enough pan, you can cook the fritters in 2 batches. Place on a warm plate and set aside until they’re all ready.
  • You can serve the fritters either warm or cold.
  • If you don’t have gram flour you could use plain or wholemeal wheat flour instead.
  • Freezing instructions: Freeze in individually wrapped portions with greaseproof paper between each fritter. Defrost thoroughly and reheat until piping hot throughout.
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