Aïoli Courgette Fritters

Difficulty 3/5

Makes 25 fritters – Prep: 45 min

  • -300g courgette
  • -1/2 tsp salt
  • -2 spring onions
  • -120g flour
  • -1 egg
  • -3 tbsp Moutarderie de Luxembourg Aïoli
  • -2 tbsp dill, chopped
  • -1 tsp dried mint
  • -zest of 1/2 lemon
  • -pepper
  • -olive oil, for frying
Aïoli Courgette Fritters

  1. 1Finely grate the courgettes and put into a fine sieve. Mix with 1/4 tsp salt and leave to drain for 20 minutes.
  2. 2Meanwhile, trim and chop the spring onions and put in a bowl.
  3. 3After 20 minutes, squeeze out any excess moisture from the courgettes and add to the bowl with the spring onions.
  4. 4Add the flour, egg, aïoli, dill, mint, lemon zest, 1/4 tsp salt and pepper. Mix until everything is well incorporated.
  5. 5Cover the base of a frying pan with olive oil and put over a high heat. Drop 8 teaspoons of the courgette mix into the pan to form 8 fritters.
  6. 6Fry on each side for 2 minutes until nicely browned. Remove from the pan and drain on a plate lined with kitchen paper. Proceed with the remaining batter.
  7. 7Put some aïoli into a small piping bag and pipe a little bit of aïoli onto each fritter. Decorate with a bit of dill and serve immediately.
  8. 8- TIP: You can fry the fritters ahead of time and reheat them in a hot oven before serving.