Easy Corn Fritter Recipe With Basil

This easy corn fritter recipe with basil is a hit for morning tea, brunch and light meals. And they make clever use of homegrown basil. Read on for how to make this easy corn fritter recipe with fresh basil.

Basil and Corn Fritters Recipe

What to Serve with Corn Fritters

Corn fritter are a great snack on their own or dress these Basil and Corn Fritters up with a salad, bacon and serve with tomato chili jam and sour cream for a simple yet very tasty lunch.

Top corn fritters with a poached egg and a light green salad for a delicious brunch.

They also make a yummy light dinner served with grilled chicken or steaks and a summer salad such as this Watermelon Salad.

Any leftovers make a great kids lunch. Though in our family of four, left-overs is a rarity unless I make a double batch!

These corn fritters will keep in the fridge for a few days. Store them in an airtight container to keep them fresh.

Ingredients for Corn Fritters

2 cups of self raising flour

3 eggs

1 1/2 cups milk

3/4 cup chopped basil leaves (1 cup of leaves before chopping)

420g canned corn kernels

1 cup of grated cheddar cheese

Salt and pepper to taste

Butter for frying

How to Make Corn Fritters

  1. In a large bowl, lightly whisk the eggs.
  2. Stir in the self-raising flour and milk and mix until well combined. The mixture should look like a thick batter.
  3. Add the corn kernels, chopped basil, grated cheese and salt and pepper and mix.
  4. In a frying pan on medium heat, add the butter for frying.
  5. Spoon large dollops of mixture into the pan and cook until golden brown on each side.

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Basil and Corn Fritters Recipe

Basil and Corn Fritters Recipe

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Course: Appetizer, Breakfast, Main Course, Snack
Servings: 4 Makes 25

Ingredients

  • 2 Cups Self-raising flour
  • 3 Eggs
  • 1 1/2 Cups Milk
  • 3/4 Cups Basil leaves, chopped. (1 cup of leaves before chopping).
  • 15 Oz Canned corn kernels (425g)
  • 1 Cup Grated tasty cheese
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Butter for frying

Instructions

  • In a large mixing bowl, lightly whisk the eggs.
  • Stir in the self-raising flour and milk and mix until well combined. The mixture should look like a thick batter.
  • Add the corn kernels, chopped basil, grated cheese and salt and pepper and mix.
  • In a frying pan on medium heat, add the butter for frying.
  • Spoon large dollops of mixture into the pan and cook in batches until golden brown on each side.
    Serve and enjoy!

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