Whitebait Fritters

    40 minutes

    If you like whitebait, then here is an easy recipe for a simple kiwi delicacy. Great for breakfast, lunch or dinner. I serve them with avocado, but you don't have to.


    Washington, United States
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    Makes: 12 fritters

    • 5 eggs
    • 2 tablespoons plain flour
    • 300g whitebait
    • salt and pepper, to taste
    • 40g butter
    • 2 avocados, sliced, to serve
    • lemon wedges, to serve

    Preparation:10min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:40min 

    1. Preheat oven to 120 degrees C. Line a baking tray with baking paper. Whisk eggs and flour in a bowl. Add whitebait, stirring until well combined. Season with salt and pepper.
    2. Heat half the butter in a frying pan over medium heat. When hot add 2 tablespoon quantities of whitebait mixture to pan, making 3 fritters at a time. Cook for 2 minutes or until golden. Turn fritters and cook for a further 1-2 minutes or until golden and whitebait has turned opaque.
    3. Transfer fritters to prepared baking tray and put in oven to keep warm. Cook remaining fritters. Serve with lemon wedges and avocado.

    Serving suggestion

    You can serve this with an aioli sauce.

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    I really enjoy these fritters  -  08 May 2012


    Just like Mum made them  -  05 Apr 2014