Everyone will love these Cauliflower Cheese Chicken Fritters. These are perfect for a mid-week family meal. Light, crispy, and packed with cauliflower, the whole family demolishes these fritters. From Sprinkles and Sprouts.
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Cauliflower Cheese Chicken Fritters

Everyone will love these Cauliflower Cheese Chicken Fritters. These are perfect for a mid-week family meal. Light, crispy, and packed with cauliflower, the whole family demolishes these fritters.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Appetizer, Main
Cuisine: Modern Australian
Servings: 4
Calories: 445kcal
Author: Claire | Sprinkles and Sprouts
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Ingredients

  • 1 small whole cauliflower
  • 1 lb chicken mince
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 egg
  • ¾ cup panko breadcrumbs
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella
  • 1/2 cup grated cheddar/Monterey Jack
  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan
  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • olive oil for cooking

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 200ºC/390ºF.
  • Bring a large pan of water to the boil (don't salt it)
  • Cut the cauliflower into florets and cook until tender and soft.
  • Drain and allow to cool slightly before chopping into small pieces.
  • Add the remaining ingredients to the cooled chopped cauliflower.
  • Mix well until combined and the cauliflower has broken down further.
  • Use a 1/4 cup measure (or 3 tbsp) and divide the mixture into fritters. You should get 16 fritters out of the mixture.

To cook on the hob and oven

  • Place a large heavy based frying pan over a medium heat.
  • Add a splash of oil and cook the fritters for a minute until golden, flip and cook on the other side.
  • Remove the fritters to a lined baking sheet and cook the remaining mixture.
  • Once they are all crisped baking for 15 minutes until cooked through.

Alternatively you can cook them completely in the oven.

  • Pre-heat the oven as above.
  • Place the raw fritters on a lined baking sheet.
  • Spray with oil and bake for 20-25 minutes turning once.

To cook completely on the hob

  • Place a large heavy based frying pan over a medium heat.
    Add a splash of oil and cook the fritters for 4 minute until golden, then flip and cook on the other side for a further 3/4 minutes.

Nutrition

Calories: 445kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 40g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 194mg | Sodium: 1213mg | Potassium: 898mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 9.3% | Vitamin C: 31.8% | Calcium: 43.4% | Iron: 12.9%
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