Courgette Fritters With Smoked Trout & Poached Egg

Courgette Fritters With Smoked Trout & Poached Egg

If you're looking for a new brunch or lunch dish that's seriously easy to make – these tasty fritters are it. Plus, they're topped with heart-healthy smoked Irish Trout and a poached egg. Delicious.
Total Time
20 Minutes
400g of courgettes, grated
1 tsp of salt
100g of flour
3 large eggs
50g of spring onions, sliced
Salt & pepper
2 tbsp of vegetable oil
100g of cold smoked trout
Chives, chopped, to garnish
Step 1

To make the courgette fritters, place the grated courgette in a colander, or sieve, set over a bowl and sprinkle lightly with one teaspoon of salt. Allow to stand for 10 minutes. Using your hands, squeeze out as much liquid as possible and transfer to a large bowl; add the flour, one egg, and the spring onions. Season with salt and pepper and stir to combine.

Step 2

Heat the oil over medium-high heat. Once the oil is hot, scoop four tablespoons of the courgette mixture into the pan, pressing them lightly into rounds and spacing them at least 2in apart. Cook the courgette fritters for two to three minutes, then flip and cook for another two minutes until golden brown and cooked throughout. Transfer to a paper towel and immediately sprinkle with salt.

Step 3

Meanwhile, poach the two remaining eggs for approximately four minutes, until runny, or to your preference. To assemble, divide the fitters between the plates, top with the smoked trout, the poached egg, and the chives. Season with salt and pepper.

Recipe Courtesy Of Irish Trout

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