Try this sweetcorn fritters with roast tomatoes and chipotle, then check out our fried corn ribs.


  • 8 plum tomatoes, halved
  • olive oil
  • 100g butter, softened
  • 1–2 tsp chipotle paste
  • 150g plain flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 150ml milk
  • 300g tin sweetcorn, drained
  • 4 spring onions, chopped
  • a handful coriander, chopped
  • to serve baby spinach leaves


  • STEP 1

    Heat the oven to 190C/fan 170C/gas 5. Put the tomatoes in a baking dish, drizzle with 1 tbsp olive oil and season well. Roast for 15–20 minutes, or until they’re on the point of collapsing.

  • STEP 2

    Mash the butter with the chipotle paste, roll into a sausage shape in clingfilm, then chill.

  • STEP 3

    To make the fritters, put the flour, baking powder and seasoning in a bowl. Mix the eggs and milk, and gradually whisk into the flour to make a batter. Stir in the sweetcorn, onions and coriander.

  • STEP 4

    Heat olive oil in a pan, add a tbsp of the mix and fry each side for 2–3 minutes until golden.

  • STEP 5

    Serve the fritters and tomatoes with spinach leaves and a slice or two of butter to melt on top.


Comments, questions and tips

Rate this recipe

What is your star rating out of 5?

Choose the type of message you'd like to post

Choose the type of message you'd like to post

Overall rating