Hixon Allotments Association

Courgette Fritters
Serves 4-6

You probably all have your own favourite recipe, but this one is absolutely delicious and served with salad, mayonnaise & chilli jam makes a lovely light lunch.
Prep time 30 mins
Cook time 10-15mins

450g courgettes
4tbsp flour
1 tsp gnd cinnamon
- tsp cayenne pepper
1-2eggs, beaten
90g fine breadcrumbs
45g grated parmesan
black pepper
oil for frying


  1. If the courgettes are large slice them into ovals, if small, quarter them lengthways

  2. Put into a colander, salt them & leave for approx hour then rinse & dry.

  3. Mix the flour, cinnamon, cayenne & black pepper on a plate.
    Set the bowl with beaten egg next to it, and in a third mix the breadcrumbs with parmesan.
    Take a few courgettes at a time, dip in the flour then egg & then breadcrumbs 

  4. Fry in batches for 4-6 minutes in hot oil in a shallow frying pan (1cm depth).

  5. Drain on kitchen paper & keep in hot oven until all are cooked.