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These Sweetcorn Quinoa Fritters are comprised of retailer cabinet/freezer necessities and are nice for youths, toddlers and baby-led weaning.

Child Holding Sweetcorn Fritter

Why Sweetcorn Fritters are Nice!

  • A Nice Retailer Cabinet/freezer meal โ€“ These Sweetcorn Quinoa Fritters are good for when the fridge is trying fairly naked. They’re simple to make and are a good way to serve a portion of greens while you realise you donโ€™t have any contemporary accessible.
  • Children Love Them โ€“ Iโ€™m unsure what it’s about fritters/pancakes however my youngsters will fortunately eat something if I serve it to them on this format.
  • Nice for Lunchboxes โ€“ These fritters style nice chilly and are good for popping in lunchboxes or making forward of time.ย 
  • They Retailer Properly โ€“ Double the batch and freeze some for lunchboxes or emergency meals.ย 
  • Allergy Pleasant โ€“ These fritters are gluten free and dairy free. An egg various (flax egg) has additionally been tried and examined with nice outcomes.ย 
    Sweetcorn Fritters Mixing Process Steps

How To Make Sweetcorn Fritters

  1. Cook dinner Quinoa โ€“ I wish to cook dinner the quinoa in hen or vegetable inventory for additional flavour. In case you are cooking for a child or younger youngster be aware of sodium ranges. Make sure that to make use of home made inventory or dilute some low sodium inventory. Alternatively, you may cook dinner the quinoa in water.
  2. Combine the Cooked Quinoa with Corn โ€“ย  There is no such thing as a must defrost the corn beforehand, the recent quinoa will rapidly defrost it. The frozen corn can also be nice at cooling the quinoa down, prepared for the egg combination to be added. Should you select to not use frozen corn then enable the quinoa to chill earlier than including the egg.ย 
  3. Add the Egg and Spring Onion โ€“ and stir till totally mixed.ย 
  4. Add the Flour and Baking Powder โ€“ and stir till mixed.ย 
  5. Fry the Fritters (see image beneath) โ€“ Warmth just a little oil in a frying pan and add in a heaped tablespoon of the batter. Press down gently with a spatula and repeat till the frying pan is full. Fry the fritters on medium/low warmth for about 3/Four minutes on all sides, or till they’re golden brown and cooked by way of.

Cooking Suggestions and Methods

  • Take care when frying, some bits of corn might begin popping!
  • These fritters donโ€™t have a thick batter consistency like many different fritters. Add a heaped tablespoon of the batter into the pan and flatten with a spatula. Enable cooking for approx Three min earlier than making an attempt to flip. They need to maintain collectively effectively. Should you do really feel that they’re breaking up then you may add just a little extra flour to the batter. (begin with a tbsp at a time)

Sweetcorn Fritters in Pan Before and After flipping


Storing Sweetcorn Fritters

  • Refrigerate โ€“ Enable to chill earlier than putting in an hermetic container. Refrigerate for 2-Three days.ย 
  • Freeze โ€“ Enable to chill after which place fritters on a baking tray to freeze. As soon as frozen switch to a freezable container/ziplock bag and freeze for as much as Three months.ย 

To reheat, thaw in a single day in a fridge. Gently warmth by way of in a dry frying pan.ย  (Additionally scrumptious chilly)

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Sweetcorn Fritters

Made with retailer cabinet / freezer components and simple to make. Nice for baby-led weaning, toddlers and for lunch packing containers


  • 95g (half of cup) Quinoa
  • 250ml (1 cup) Hen Inventory
  • 360g (2.5 cups) Frozen Sweetcorn
  • 4 Spring Onions (Scallions / Inexperienced Onions), finely chopped
  • 2 Eggs (See notes for Egg substitute)
  • 70g (half of cup) Buckwheat flour (Can use all objective / plain flour if you happen to favor)
  • 1 tsp Baking powder
  • 2 tbsp oil (for frying)


  • Warmth the hen inventory in a pan. As soon as on the boil add the quinoa, scale back the warmth to low, cowl and simmer for 15 minutes. Take away from the warmth and permit to take a seat for five minutes with the lid nonetheless on.

  • In a big mixing bowl add the sweetcorn and quinoa and stir to mix. (This may defrost the sweetcorn and funky down the quinoa)

  • Add the spring onion and the eggs and stir once more

  • Add the flour and baking powder and stir till mixed.

  • Warmth just a little oil in a frying pan and add in a heaped tablespoon of the batter. Press down gently with a spatula and repeat till the frying pan is full.

  • Fry the fritters on a medium warmth for about 3/Four minutes on all sides, or till they’re golden brown and cooked by way of.

Recipe Notes

STOCK – If cooking for a child it’s best to make use of home made inventory or diluted /low sodium. The inventory is for added flavour and you may substitute with water if you happen to favor.ย ย  QUINOA – You need to use any quinoa you want. I used tricolour quinoa.ย  If you have already got cooked quinoa that you just want to use then substitute with 185g (1 cup) of cooked quinoa.ย  EGG REPLACEMENT – I’ve trialled this recipe with an egg substitute (flax eggs) and the recipe labored effectively. For every egg, combine one tbsp of flax seed with Three tbsp of water. Stir and permit to thicken.ย  FLOUR – I used buckwheat flour to make this recipe gluten-free. I’ve additionally trialled the recipe with all-purpose flour, each work nice. I’ve not trialled every other flours so cannot say if every other flours would work. CONSISTENCY – Because of the quantity of sweetcorn and quinoa in these fritters, they don’t have a thick batter like consistency. At first, chances are you’ll not suppose they are going to maintain collectively however they do if you happen to…

  • make them a heaped tbsp in dimension and flatten when within the pan.
  • Enable cooking for approx Three min earlier than flipping.ย 

In case you are discovering that they’re breaking up you may add extra flour to the combination. (begin with 1 tbsp at a time) TAKE CARE – Take care when frying as a number of the corn can pop and fly out of the pan.ย  Dietary data is a ROUGH information solely, calculated utilizing a web based vitamin calculator.ย 

Diet Information

Sweetcorn Fritters

Quantity Per Serving

Energy 103 Energy from Fats 27

% Each day Worth*

Fats 3g5%

Saturated Fats 1g5%

Ldl cholesterol 27mg9%

Sodium 19mg1%

Potassium 224mg6%

Carbohydrates 16g5%

Fiber 2g8%

Sugar 2g2%

Protein 4g8%

Vitamin A 160IU3%

Vitamin C 2.4mg3%

Calcium 32mg3%

Iron 1mg6%

* % Each day Values are based mostly on a 2000 calorie diet.