Courgette Fritters

Fresh ingredients brought together quickly, YUM!

Ingredients

700 g              baby courgettes, grated
1 tsp               fine salt
100 g              flour
50 g                Parmesan cheese, grated
2 cloves          garlic, minced
3                     eggs, beaten
4 tbsp             mint, chopped
6 tbsp             flat leaf parsley, chopped
Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
2 tbsp             olive oil

 

Method

  • Place the grated courgette in a colander over the sink
  • Add salt and gently toss to combine
  • Let it sit for 10 minutes
  • Using a clean dish towel, squeeze out the excess moisture in the courgette completely
  • In a large bowl, combine courgette, flour, Parmesan, garlic, egg and the herbs
  • Season with salt and pepper and combine thoroughly
  • Heat the olive oil in a large frying pan over a medium to high heat
  • Scoop tablespoons of batter for each fritter, flattening with a spatula, and cook until the underside is nicely golden brown
  • Flip over and cook on the other side for about a minute of two
  • Serve immediately