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Ham, cheese and vegetable rice fritters

Ham, cheese and vegetable rice fritters

Serve these fritters as part of a snack platter or cold in a lunch box.

  • Serves: 4
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Prep time:
  • Cooking time:
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    • 1 large carrot, finely grated
    • 125 ml (½ cup) baby marrows, finely grated
    • 30 ml (2 tbsp) fresh coriander leaves, finely chopped
    • 250 ml (1 cup) cooked Spekko Long Grain Parboiled Rice
    • 125 ml (½ cup) cheddar cheese, grated
    • 100 g ham, finely chopped
    • 250 ml (1 cup) self-raising flour, sifted
    • 1 egg, beaten
    • 125 ml (½ cup) full cream milk
    • salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
    • 30 ml (2 tbsp) butter
    • 30 ml (2 tbsp) olive oil
    • smooth cream cheese to serve


    1. Mix carrots, baby marrow, coriander, Spekko Rice, cheese and ham together in a bowl.
    2. Add flour, egg, milk and seasonings and mix to form soft dough. Refrigerate for 8-10 minutes.
    3. Heat butter and oil in a frying pan over a medium heat. Add spoonfuls of the mixture to the pan and fry on both sides for 4-5 minutes or until golden brown. Spoon out and keep warm, while frying the remaining batter.
    4. Serve with smooth cream cheese.

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