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Zucchini and Corn Fritters

These zucchini and corn fritters make the perfect lunch alternative to sandwiches, or even a light dinner when served with a side salad. They taste great, and kids are always love them.

Fritters are one of those foods you can add anything you have on hand into, so feel free to mix up the recipe. Any vegetables that can be grated always work well.

Zucchini and corn fritters on grey plate

Zucchini recipes

Zucchinis are such a versatile vegetable. For more ideas on how to use them, take a look at the recipes below:

Zucchini and corn fritters on baking tray with Greek yoghurt for dipping

What you will need

To make these delicious fritters you will need:

  • Self raising flour
  • Milk
  • Eggs
  • Grated zucchini
  • Canned corn kernels – or frozen if it’s what you have on hand
  • Grated tasty cheese – Or your favourite cheese
  • Salt and pepper
  • Olive oil – for frying
Zucchini and corn fritter ingredients in a bowl

Zucchini and corn fritters recipe

Zucchini and corn fritters on grey plate

Zucchini and Corn Fritters

Yield: 12 fritters
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

These zucchini fritters make the perfect lunch, or light dinner when served with a side salad.


  • 1 1/2 cups self raising flour
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 medium zucchini, grated
  • 1/2 cup grated tasty cheese
  • 125g can corn kernels, drained
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil


  1. In a large mixing bowl combine the flour, milk, egg, grated zucchini, grated cheese and corn kernals. Season with salt and pepper.
  2. Heat the olive oil large frying pan over a medium-high heat. Spoon the batter into the pan and cook for around 3 minutes each side, or until golden and cooked through.
  3. Repeat with the remaining batter, adding more olive oil as necessary.


Store these fritters in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 3 days.

These fritters are suitable for freezing.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 364Total Fat: 15gSaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 9gCholesterol: 67mgSodium: 845mgCarbohydrates: 44gFiber: 2gSugar: 6gProtein: 13g
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