3- Zucchini/ Courgette- peeled and grated on the large hole on the box grater.
Place the zucchini in a strainer and set in bigger bowl. Top with another plate and weight the plate with something heavy to push the moisture out .Set aside for at least an hour or two
Do not skip this step.
½ teaspoon Sea Salt
1 teaspoon Baking Powder
1/3 cup Flour
fresh grated Black Pepper
1 slice Bacon-chopped into small bits (optional)
Canola Oil for frying
Heat oven to 160c/325*f
Beat batter ingredients together.
Add Zucchini combine.
Heat oil in a cast iron pan until medium hot. You don’t want oil too hot or fritters won’t cook evenly and thoroughly.
Scoop a spoonful of mixture onto a spoon, put a few bacon bits on top and drop spoonfuls bacon side down into the hot oil.
Fry until golden brown about 4-5 minutes on each side. Turn over and fry until golden brown.
Drain on paper towel then
Place in an ovenproof dish.
Place in oven for 10-15 minutes.
Serve hot and crispy with a side of blue cheese dressing.
Blue Cheese Dressing
3/4 cup crumbled blue cheese
1 3 oz. package cream cheese
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1/3 cup half and half
1/2 teaspoon worcestershire sauce
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
Reserve 1/3 cup of blue cheese.
Beat together remaining blue cheese and cream cheese until smooth.
Add mayonnaise, half and half, worcestershire and pepper,blend.
Add reserved blue cheese. Chill and its ready to serve.