Storecupboard corn pancakes

Storecupboard corn pancakes

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(15 ratings)

Ready in 30-40 minutes

Easy

Serves 4
These easy-to-make pancakes are great for a late or weekend breakfast, or even an after school snack

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition:

  • kcal309
  • fat20g
  • saturates6g
  • carbs26g
  • sugars0g
  • fibre2g
  • protein7g
  • salt0.43g
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Ingredients

  • a whole corn on the cob or a 330g can of sweetcorn, drained
    Sweetcorn

    Sweetcorn

    sw-eet corn

    Also known as corn on the cob, sweetcorn is composed of rows of tightly packed golden yellow…

  • 2 medium eggs
    Eggs

    Egg

    egg

    The ultimate convenience food, eggs are powerhouses of nutrition, packed with protein and a…

  • 5 tbsp milk

    Milk

    mill-k

    One of the most widely used ingredients, milk is often referred to as a complete food. While cow…

  • 25g butter, melted
    Butter

    Butter

    butt-err

    Butter is made when lactic-acid producing bacteria are added to cream and churned to make an…

  • 85g self-raising flour
  • 2 spring onions, finely chopped
    Spring onions

    Spring onion

    sp-ring un-yun

    Also known as scallions or green onions, spring onions are in fact very young onions, harvested…

  • 4 tbsp sunflower oil, for shallow frying
    Sunflower oil

    Sunflower oil

    A variety of oils can be used for baking. Sunflower is the one we use most often at Good Food as…

To serve

  • 4 tomatoes, cut in half
    Tomato

    Tomato

    toe-mart-oh

    A member of the nightshade family (along with aubergines, peppers and chillies), tomatoes are in…

  • olive oil, for drizzling
    olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

  • 8 rashers good quality bacon, streaky or back
    Bacon

    Bacon

    bay-kon

    Bacon is pork that has been cured one of two ways: dry or wet. It can be bought as both rashers…

  • chilli sauce to serve

Method

  1. First turn the grill on high. If using fresh corn, remove the husk and slice the kernels from the cob with a large sharp knife, then cook them in a pan of boiling water for 5 minutes. Drain and leave to cool while you whisk the eggs, milk and butter together. Whisk in the flour and a large pinch of salt until smooth, then mix in the corn (fresh or canned) and the spring onions.

  2. Put the tomatoes cut-side up on a large baking tray, drizzle with olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Lay the bacon next to the tomatoes in a single file on the tray. Grill for 8–10 minutes until the tomatoes have softened and the bacon is crispy, turning the rashers over at half time.

  3. While the bacon’s crisping up, heat the sunflower oil in a large frying pan. Add 4 large spoonfuls of the batter and fry for 1-2 minutes on each side until the pancakes are puffed up and golden. Lift out on to a plate lined with kitchen paper and cook the remaining 4 pancakes. Bring to the table with a bottle of chilli sauce.

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Gerlache
10th Sep, 2016
5.05
I added cayenne pepper, having read some of the comments below. Quick and tasty - will make again.
JHKLLZHARH
13th Jun, 2015
3.8
I added some paprika and these were delicious
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davect
6th May, 2014
5.05
These were very tasty. I'll definitely be making these again.
babsfazekas
5th Dec, 2012
5.05
These are very easy to throw together in the morning and taste great. I did add a pinch of chilli flakes, will try different herbs/spices/cheese next time. The bacon and tomato pairing was OK, but I might try serving it with other things, like poached eggs or sour cream. Corn pancakes seem to be a bit of a thing in cafes at the moment, will investigate what they pair them with.
yorkshirejen
17th Sep, 2012
4.05
I come back to this recipe time and time again, a real standby. I do agree with the other reviews about lack of seasoning though, and often put in heaps of black pepper or chili/smoked paprika. Also works well with cubes of feta stirred through the batter before cooking.
ljkwljkw
17th Aug, 2012
4.05
Very tasty Mix looked very watery but fried well and puffed to roughtly double size. Made about 10 good sized fritters. I echo the comments - a few chilli flakes helped (I added these), or serve with chilli jam/salsa
rachelulu
11th Jun, 2012
Perfect lunch idea for little people. My two year old and 11 month old cannot get enough!
jane911
27th Mar, 2012
5.05
I make these all the time. A few chili flakes is a nice addition to make a change.
lorindapike
10th Feb, 2012
5.05
These are really good - tried the suggestion of a bit of broccoli. A hit with hubby...he likes them just as a snack.
musling
3rd Sep, 2011
4.05
Really nice - could need a bit of kick i.e. chilli - will add that next time...

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