Mexican Style Vegetarian Fritters

I’ve not been very well this last week and it’s left me feeling a little bit “meh” over meat, so I’ve been forced to find some other options and vegetarian fritters seemed like a good place to start.

For the first few days of feeling ill I fell into the trap of living off tins of soup and tuna, but let’s face it, you can’t survive on that forever!

I came across vegetarian fritters in a Facebook foodie group I’m in and after watching a quick video realised you could literally put anything in them!

I’m a lover of spicy food, and this recipe comfortably made 10 Mexican style vegetarian fritters, and I won’t lie, they were delicious!

I served it with some Mexican spicy rice and sour cream – for the record totally cheated with a microwave pack from Sainsburys!

How to make Mexican style vegetarian fritters

Ingredients

  • Half a cup of eggs
  • Half a cup of plain flour
  • 4 spring onions chopped
  • 1 pepper finely chopped
  • 1 tin of sweetcorn
  • 3 heaped tsps of chilli flakes
  • vegetable oil

Method

  • Add the eggs and flour to a mixing bowl and whisk vigorously until you have formed a batter ( if your mixture remains too thick after whisking you can add another egg)
  • Add the pepper, spring onions, sweetcorn, 3 heaped tsps of chilli flakes and mix through the batter mix
  • Heat a large frying pan with vegetable oil (not too deep) and add separate spoon fulls of the mixture
  • Fry for 2-3 minutes on each side then transfer to some kitchen towel to absorb any grease

Equipment I used

I’m a firm believer that you get what you pay for where kitchen equipment is concerned. Cheap things tend to break easily and need replacing more frequently – its a waste of time.

As always, there is a printable version of this recipe at the bottom of this post, enjoy.

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I came across vegetarian fritters in a Facebook foodie group I'm in and after watching a quick video realised you could literally put anything in them! I'm a lover of spicy food, and this recipe comfortably made 10 Mexican style vegetarian fritters, and I won't lie, they were delicious! I served it with some Mexican spicy rice and sour cream

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Mexican Style Vegetarian Fritters
Quick, simple and delicious Mexican style vegetarian fritters.
I'm a lover of spicy food, and this recipe comfortably made 10 Mexican style vegetarian fritters
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 6 mins
Passive Time 1 min
Servings
Fritters
Ingredients
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 6 mins
Passive Time 1 min
Servings
Fritters
Ingredients
I'm a lover of spicy food, and this recipe comfortably made 10 Mexican style vegetarian fritters
Instructions
  1. Add the eggs and flour to a mixing bowl and whisk vigorously until you have formed a batter ( if your mixture remains too thick after whisking you can add another egg)
  2. Add the pepper, spring onions, sweetcorn, 3 heaped tsps of chilli flakes and mix through the batter mix
  3. Heat a large frying pan with vegetable oil (not too deep) and add separate spoon fulls of the mixture
  4. Fry for 2-3 minutes on each side then transfer to some kitchen towel to absorb any grease
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