Today is national Fritters Day, not to be confused with National Corn Fritter Day — that’s in July. This day, we set aside time to appreciate the pure deliciousness of all variations of the fried delicacy. And what better way to celebrate than to put your own little spin on the tried-and-tested recipe. Here are a few unique and truly tantalizing fritter recipes for you to try out today, or simply whenever you feel like cooking up this treat.
Part of fritters’ popularity lies in the simplicity of their recipes: They’re essentially deep fried dough. But a variation of the fritter can be found in nearly any cuisine imaginable. Here are some of our favorite recipes. Enjoy!
Zucchini and Corn Fritter Courtesy of Sara 76 via Food.com
200 grams frozen corn kernels, defrosted
1 cup zucchini, grated
1 small onion, finely chopped
1 tablespoon light olive oil
1/2 cup flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 cup light cheese, grated
25 grams butter
2 tablespoons oil, extra
Heat one tablespoon oil in pan. Add onions, and stir for one minute. Add zucchini, stir for one minute. Then add corn and stir for another minute. Remove vegetables from pan and set aside.
Put eggs, salt, and pepper in a bowl, and whisk lightly.Add flour and baking powder, and then whisk until smooth. Add vegetables and cheese, and stir.
Heat butter and extra oil in pan. Drop spoonful of mixture in pan and cook until golden on each side, turning once.
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SOURCE: Medical Daily