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TexMex Chickpea Corn Fritters

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My name is Kevin. My life changed when I realized that healthy living is truly a lifelong journey, mainly won by having a well-balanced diet and enjoying adequate exercise. By experimenting in the kitchen and openly sharing my meals, I learned that healthy eating is hardly boring and that by making a few adjustments, I could design a diet that could help me achieve my personal fitness goals. Our bodies are built in the kitchen and sculpted in the gym.

Calories 151
Protein 5g
Fat 8g
Carbs 19g
Total Time 35 minutes

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Corn Fritters Recipe

Ingredients

Chickpea Corn Fritters Patties
Ingredients for 7 patties

  • 1 can (15oz) garbanzo, rinsed and drained
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 1/2 cup diced onion
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • juice from 1 lime
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  • 3/4 cup frozen corn, thawed and drained
  • 2/3 cup colorful diced bell pepper
  • 2 teaspoons lime zest
  • ~5 tablespoons (~33g weighed) almond flour
  • 2 tablespoons arrowroot powder
  • pinch of sea salt and pepper
  • 2 tablespoons avocado oil (or olive oil)
  • Garnish
    • fresh avocado
    • fresh chopped cilantro
Steps
  1. Place the first 8 ingredients into a food processor and pulse blend until smooth.  Empty the contents into a bowl.
  2. Then fold in corn, bell pepper, lime zest, arrowroot and sea salt & pepper.
  3. Scoop out 7 equal sized portions, roll into balls and make into patties.  For best results, place the patties in the fridge or freezer for 20 minutes before cooking in a skillet.
  4. Set air-fryer (or oven) to 420F.
  5. Set a nonstick skillet on medium high heat and once hot, add the oil.  Add the patties.  Cook on each side for at least 3 minutes, then place the patties in an air-fryer basket or baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  6. Bake for an additional 6 to 8 minutes then remove from the oven, and allow them to slightly cool before enjoying.
    Chickpea Corn Fritters Patties

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Calories
151
Protein
5g
Fat
8g
Carbs
19g
Sodium
Fiber
4g
Sugar
4g
About the author

FitMenCook

My name is Kevin. My life changed when I realized that healthy living is truly a lifelong journey, mainly won by having a well-balanced diet and enjoying adequate exercise. By experimenting in the kitchen and openly sharing my meals, I learned that healthy eating is hardly boring and that by making a few adjustments, I could design a diet that could help me achieve my personal fitness goals. Our bodies are built in the kitchen and sculpted in the gym.