Crispy Carrot Fritters

A delicious, crisp appetizer with garlic, onion, and chili flakes. Serve with a lemon Greek yogurt for a complete snack.
By Simone Van Den Berg

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This is a quick and delicious sidedish and I really loved them. Donna Hay, the creator of the recipe, used heirloom carrots but I could only find the orange ones, so that is what I used… And well, considering the time of year it would be a nice snack during any football match or mid-afternoon.

Crispy Carrot Fritters
 
A delicious, crisp appetizer with garlic, onion, and chili flakes. Serve with a lemon Greek yogurt for a complete snack.
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Recipe Type: Appetizer
Ingredients
  • 360 gr grated carrot
  • 1.5 clove garlic, crushed
  • 2 spring onions, finely chopped
  • ½ tsp dried chili flakes
  • 1 tbsp finely grated lemon zest
  • 2 egg whites
  • 50 gr rice flour
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • Greek yoghurt and lemon to serve
Instructions
  1. Place the grated carrot, garlic, chili, lemonzest, eggwhites, flour, salt and pepper into a large bowl and mix well.
  2. If it's too wet add a little more flour. Heat the oil in a large frying pan on medium heat. Make flat cookie sized forms with your hands and bake them in batches for about 2-4 minutes each side until golden and crispy.
  3. Serve with the yoghurt and lemon parts.
 

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