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Mexican style corn, cheese and courgette fritters with avocado salsa

Course: Fritters, Snacks, Starters, Vegetarian snacks
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: Air fryer recipes, Breakfast recipes, Cheese and vegetable fritters, Corn fritters, Courgette fritters, Mexican vegetarian fritters
Servings: 10 fritters


  • Air Fryer



  • 1 courgette, grated, then pressed to extract as much liquid as possible
  • 1 pack (225g) halloumi, grated
  • 1 tin (160g) sweet corn, drained
  • 2 tbsp of picked green jalapeños or rajas (which are mild green chillis, poblanos, in tins, see stockist in notes)
  • 2 eggs, whisked
  • 1 tbsp sea salt
  • handful chopped fresh coriander

Avocado Salsa

  • 1 small red chilli, roasted
  • 1 avocado, diced
  • 2 limes, juice of
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • handful chopped fresh coriander


  • Mix together the grated courgette, halloumi, sweet corn, jalapenos.
  • Add the whisked eggs, and salt.
  • Add the coriander, leaving some for garnish.

Avocado salsa

  • Roast the red chilli (roasting chillis makes them milder and gives a charred flavour) on the stove top until the skin is slightly black.
  • Scoop out the avocado and dice.
  • Add the lime juice. You can also add the zest.
  • Add the salt and coriander.
  • To cook:
  • With a large tablespoon, drop the mixture onto the air fryer rack in the drawer. Cook in batches in the air fryer at 200ºC for 9 minutes.
  • Serve with the avocado salsa.


Rajas de poblano available at: https://www.rgarciaandsons.com