Ever since the hype a few years ago about courgette fritters they have been a staple of our family and our diet. They are easy to make, taste stunning, take little preparation time and perfectly paired with some chips.
Dominic always makes them for me on evenings when we are tired and just want some quick food inside us that is not super healthy but isn’t super naughty either.
We originally started making these in the frying pan but once we got our Air Fryer we realised that they made it slightly healthier and that they were easier to make with less mess.
If you’re looking for a pleaser for the kids, a hangover meal, something simple for breakfast or even an evening snack, then give this recipe a go.
- 100g Plain Flour
- 1 Medium Egg (beaten)
- 5Tbsp Milk
- 150g Grated Courgette
- 75g Onion (peeled and diced)
- 25g Cheddar Cheese (grated)
- 1Tbsp Mixed Herbs
- Salt & Pepper
- Put the plain flour into a bowl and add the seasoning.
- Whisk the egg and milk and then add to the flour to make a smooth creamy batter.
- Grate the courgette making sure to remove any excess moisture. Then add the onion.
- Stir in the cheese.
- If the batter isn’t very thick then add more flour and cheese to it until it is of a reasonable thick mixture.
- Make them into small burger shapes and place in the Air Fryer.
- Cook on a 200c heat for 20 minutes or until fully cooked.
- Serve them with a good dollop of sour cream or mayonnaise.
Please make sure you have squeezed out the moisture as much as you can with the courgettes because otherwise it will be too runny and it will spoil the batter.
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