Best Sweetcorn Fritters

Best Sweetcorn Fritters

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Recipe by NZEggs Course: Lunch, DinnerCuisine: VegetarianDifficulty: Easy


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Transferring fritters to a preheated oven helps to cook them through and keep them warm while cooking a batch for family or friends.


  • 2 cups corn kernels (fresh, canned or frozen)

  • 3 spring onions, finely chopped

  • 1 small red pepper, finely chopped

  • 4 eggs, separated

  • 0.75 cup self raising flour

  • 0.5 teaspoon baking soda

  • salt and freshly ground black pepper

  • 25 g butter

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil


  • ix together corn, spring onion and red capsicum in a bowl.
  • Stir in the egg yolks then flour and baking soda. Season generously with salt and pepper.
  • In a separate bowl beat the egg whites until soft peaks form when the beater is lifted from the whites.
  • Gently mix the whites into the corn mixture, taking care not to overmix.
  • Melt a knob of butter and a drizzle of oil in a frying pan over a moderate heat, cook large spoonfuls of mixture in batches until golden on both sides and cooked through. Add more oil and butter to the pan as needed.

Watch the how-to-video below…

tips & hints

  • Transferring the fritters to a preheated oven (180°C) helps to make sure the fritters are cooked through and also keep them warm while the others are still cooking.
  • To substitute regular flour for the self-raising add 1 rounded teaspoon of baking powder to ¾ cup regular flour.

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