Savory Choux Fritters Recipe

Savory Choux Fritters Recipe

Ingredients : Serves 4

300 ml/0.5 pt/1.25 cups Vegetable Stock
50 g/2 oz/0.25 cup butter or margarine

A pinch of grated nutmeg
Salt and freshly ground black pepper

150 g/5 oz/1.25 cups wholemeal flour

45 ml/3 tbsp cornflour (cornstarch)

100 g/4 oz/0.5 cup wheatgerm
4 eggs, beaten
100 g/4 oz/1 cup Parmesan cheese, freshly grated
30 ml/2 tbsp snipped chives
Corn oil, for deep-frying
Mixed green salad, to serve

Method :

Place the stock, butter or margarine and nutmeg in a saucepan and season to taste. Bring just to the boil, then stir in the flour, cornflour and wheatgerm and beat until the mixture comes cleanly away from the side of the pan. Beat in the eggs a little at a time, then beat in the cheese and chives. Heat the oil and drop spoonfuls of the mixture into the hot oil and fry (saute) until golden. Drain well and serve hot or cold with a mixed green salad.

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