Carrot Fritters

Carrot Fritters

Carrot Fritters

Prep Time

10 minutes

Cook Time

45 minutes


24 people
*Use a creamy goat cheese like chèvre for a milder flavor, or feta for a little more tang.


  • 1 onion, coarsely chopped
  • 1 pound carrots, peeled and grated
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 4 tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon zest
  • 2 ounces goat cheese* crumbles
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil for frying
  • Spicy Fritter Sauce
  • 1 cup chili sauce
  • 1/2 cup orange juice


  • 1 Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a large skillet and add onion; sauté until translucent, but not browned. In the same pan, add the grated carrot and continue cooking until softened, about 5 minutes.
  • 2 Remove from heat and allow mixture to cool.
  • 3 In a large mixing bowl, combine eggs and flour and mix thoroughly. Add the cooled carrot and onion mixture, salt, pepper, cilantro, lemon juice, zest and goat cheese; mix well.
  • 4 Form into small patties and fry until brown on both sides. Serve warm with Spicy Fritter sauce.
  • 5 For the Spicy Fritter Sauce: Combine chili sauce and juice in a medium sauce pan and simmer for 25 to 30 minutes, or until mixture is reduced by almost half. Serve with fritters.


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