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Punchy Prawn Fritters

Fritters are such an easy dinner or lunch option, try these very tasty gluten and dairy free delights.

Ingredients Serves 3-4

4 spring onions or 1 medium red onion finely sliced/diced

1 tsp grated ginger

1 clove of garlic finely chopped or grated

pinch of dried chilli flakes

225 gm raw prawn meat diced

1/2 medium grated zucchini or 1 cup chopped kale

1 grated carrot

2 eggs

1/2 tsp salt

1 tsp fish sauce

Pinch of pepper

1/2 tsp gluten free baking powder

1/4 cup gluten free flour

1/4 cup cassava or tapioca flour

Olive oil or coconut oil for cooking.


You could make these delicious little morsels vegetarian, add in any other veges in season, grated pumpkin and kumara and add haloumi or feta cheese you could even cook in smaller batches , they would be lovely as a finger food.

Combine onions, ginger, garlic and chilli and prawns in a large bowl.

Add grated carrot and zucchini or chopped kale.

Add eggs, salt and pepper, flours and baking powder, combine into a thick batter. 

You may like to add a little water here to make the mixture more batter like, but don't add too much.

Heat a cast iron frying pan, add 2-3 tbsp olive oil and spoon heaped tbsp of the fritter mixture into the pan, flatten slightly. Cook about 3 minutes on each side, till nicely browned , cooking about 3 fritters at a time. Transfer to a plate. 

You should get about 12 fritters.

Serve with aioli or add a little paprika to the aioli to spice it up.



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