- 140g plain flour
- 2 eggs
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- 175ml milk
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- 50g strong cheddar, crumbled
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- small bunch chives, sniped
- 2 courgettes, grated
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- 1 tsp olive oil
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Heat oven to 200C/fan 180C/gas 6. Tip the flour into a bowl, season, then gradually stir in the eggs and milk until you have a smooth batter. Stir in the cheese and half the chives.
In a dry non-stick frying pan, cook courgette over a high heat, stirring for 3-4 mins until just soft. Tip onto kitchen paper and squeeze dry, then stir into the batter.
Oil the pan, then drop in small ladlefuls of batter, cooking for a couple of mins on each side until golden. Continue until you have 12 fritters, then transfer to a baking tray and finish in the oven for 8 mins.