Recipe

Eggplant fritters

  • 1 hr cooking
  • Makes 36 Item
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Ingredients

Eggplant fritters
  • 2 large_piece (1kg) eggplants
  • 1 cup (100g) coarsely grated mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup fresh flat-leaf parsley, coarsely chopped
  • 2 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1/2 cup (50g) packaged breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup (35g) plain flour
  • 2 eggs
  • vegetable oil, for shallow-frying

Method

Eggplant fritters
  • 1
    Preheat oven to 220°C (180°C fan-forced).
  • 2
    Remove and discard stem ends from eggplants, prick eggplants all over with fork. Place on oiled oven tray, roast, uncovered, about 30 minutes or until soft. Cool. Peel eggplants, chop flesh finely.
  • 3
    Combine eggplant, cheese, parsley, garlic, breadcrumbs, flour and eggs in large bowl. Using wetted hands, shape level tablespoons of mixture into oval patties.
  • 4
    Heat oil in large frying pan, cook fritters, in batches, until browned both sides. Drain on absorbent paper. Serve with lemon wedges, if you like.

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