Recipe Spicy Potato Fritters

Spud Lite Potato Fritters 

Spud Lite Potato Fritters

Serves:16

INGREDIENTS

  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 100gm bacon, finely chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, peeled and crushed
  • 1 long red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped
  • 600gm Spud Lite potatoes, grated and squeezed
  • 2 spring onions, finely sliced
  • 1 cup corn kernals
  • 1/4 cup coriander leaves, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup plain self-raising flour
  • 1/2 cup grated cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup parmesan cheese
  • 2 extra-large eggs, lightly beaten
  • salt flakes and freshly ground black pepper

TO SERVE 

  • 1/3 cup tomato salsa
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • avocado, deseeded and diced

METHOD

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Step 1 - Cook Bacon, Garlic and Chilli

Heat 2 teaspoons olive oil in a medium frying pan over medium heat. Add bacon, garlic and chilli, stirring until well coated. Cook for 2 minutes. Remove from heat and allow to cool.

Step 2 - Combine Potato Ingredients

Place grated, squeezed potato to a large mixing bowl with cooled bacon mixture, spring onions, corn and coriander, stirring until well combined. Now add flour, cheddar, parmesan, eggs, salt and pepper, stirring until combined.

Step 3 - Cook Potato Fritters

Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a large non-stick frying pan, over a medium heat. Add ¼ cups of potato mixture in batches of four and cook for 4 minutes on each side or until golden and cooked through. Add extra oil between batches, as required.

Step 4 - Serve Spud Lite Potato Fritters

Serve fritters with tomato salsa, sour cream and avocado.

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