Spicy Broad Bean and Serrano Ham Fritters
recipe for Spicy Broad Bean and Serrano Ham Fritters
has been reproduced courtesy of Orce
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If you like your Spanish tapas hot and spicy then this
Serrano ham and broad bean recipe will certainly get
the taste buds tingling! Serrano ham and broad beans
are often enjoyed together in tapas bars all over Spain,
in certain bars you can see the locals shelling the
beans and dipping them in a little salt before accompanying
them with a wafer thin slice of ham which is then washed
down with a glass of ice cold Fino sherry. For this
recipe these simple fritters combine the same flavour
combination but with the added kick of chilli and a
hint of hot smoked paprika.
for Spicy Broad Bean and Serrano Ham Fritters
250g Fresh broad beans
100g Diced Serrano ham
¼ Teaspoon hot smoked paprika
1 Small red chilli pepper (diced)
1 Tablespoon plain flour
Half a lemon
Cracked black pepper
to make Spicy Broad Bean and Serrano Ham Fritters
the broad beans and place into a food processor.
the diced ham along with the smoked paprika and chilli
pepper; squeeze the juice of half the lemon into the
for a few seconds until the ingredients become the
mixture of breadcrumbs.
the mixture to a bowl, season with salt and pepper
and add the flour, mix together using a fork.
heat a good inch of olive oil in a frying pan.
two tablespoons shape your fritters by rolling between
the two and add to the oil, fry until deep golden
brown on the outside.
with a cool yogurt and mint dip or mojo sauce.
with permission of Orce