Classic Kiwi Whitebait Fritters September 10, 2018

Whitebait season is upon us, so for a Kiwi classic look no further than this recipe for whitebait fritters. Serve with a squeeze of lemon juice and thick slices of white bread for a delicious, quick meal. Check out the original recipe here. Serves 2.

INGREDIENTS:

  • flour 1/2 cup
  • baking powder 1/2 tsp
  • salt 1/2 tsp
  • 1 egg, separated
  • milk 1/2 cup
  • whitebait 1/2 cup
  • canola or vegetable oil for frying
  • lemon wedges and Worcestershire sauce to serve

METHOD:

  1. Sift flour, baking powder and salt into a large bowl.
  2. In another bowl, separate the egg, then mix the egg yolk and milk together. Add to flour mixture, combining until smooth.
  3. Now in a separate bowl, whisk egg white until stiff peaks form, then fold into mixture. Drain whitebait well and add to mixture.
  4. Heat oil in a frying pan. Add dollops of fritter mixture and cook until golden on both sides.
  5. Allow fritters to drain on a paper towel.
  6. Serve with lemon wedges, sauce or bread and butter.

 

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