Corn Fritters

Corn Fritters

Corn Fritters

From “A Primitive Diet” by Beverly Southam

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup brown rice flour
  • 1 tablespoon potato flour
  • 1 tablespoon arrowroot or corn flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/3 cup filtered water
  • 2 cobs of fresh sweet corn
  • 2 shallots and green tops sliced
  • 2 tablespoons fresh coriander or parsley chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Grind of fresh pepper (optional)
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  1. First take a sharp knife and trim the corn from the cob and put aside.
  2. Sift together the flours and baking powder three times to distribute the baking powder evenly.
  3. Place egg, water, salt and pepper into a bowl and whisk lightly.
  4. Sift in dry ingredients and stir to form a thick batter.
  5. Add corn, shallots and coriander and gently combine.
  6. Heat pan on medium heat with the oil and place in generous tablespoons of mixture.
  7. Cook on one side til lightly brown then with a spatula turn to cook the other side.
  8. Serve hot with a sauce, such as tomato sauce, on a bed of greens or serve with salsa.


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