Starter Recipes > Celeriac Fritters

This recipe is part of the January 2006 Recipes Menu

Starter - Celeriac Fritters
Main Course - Turkey Chilli
Dessert - Cranberry Soufflé

How to make celeriac fritters:
A tasty and interesting way of serving celeriac. Especially useful if you have some left over from Christmas.


1 large celeriac
2 eggs
3 heaped tablespoons plain flour
3 tablespoons breadcrumbs
vegetable oil for frying
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- Peel the celeriac and slice into 1/2 in rounds.
- Bring a pan of water to the boil and blanch the celeriac for 5 minutes.
- Leave to drain, then pat dry and season with salt and pepper.
- Beat the eggs in a shallow bowl.
- Place flour and breadcrumbs into 2 separate bowls.
- Heat the oil in a frying pan.
- Dip each of the celeriac slices into the flour, the egg and finally the breadcrumbs, making sure they are well coated at each stage.
- Fry in batches for 2 -3 minutes on each side, or until golden brown.
- Drain on kitchen paper before serving.
- Serve with a crisp green salad.