Friday, 12 June 2015

Minions Bento Lunch Box

The new Minions Movie comes to the Cinema in the UK on June 26th. To Celebrate I am taking part in a challenge to create something Minion related with Green Giant Sweetcorn.

One of my favourite treats are sweetcorn fritters. I love them served with Jerk Chicken and a minty yoghurt dip. However, not all children love Jerk so I have decided to make sweetcorn fritters for a lunch box treat instead. They go really well alongside a banana...we all know Minions love bananas!...and a little salad of cucumber and sweetcorn.

Sweetcorn Fritters Recipe

  • 60g plain flour
  • pinch salt
  • 1 large egg
  • 30ml milk
  • 1 small 198g can of Green Giant sweetcorn, drained
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil for frying.

In a large bowl whisk together the flour, salt, egg and milk until you have a smooth batter.
Stir in the sweetcorn.

heat up the oil in a large frying pan until quite hot

add the batter trying to keep a round shape

cook for about 1 minute on one side before turning over to cook on the other.

You should make around four fritters, depending on how big you make them.

I made my fritter look like a Minion using Yo Bear Fruit strips and a small circle of cheese for his eye.

I cut the banana in half and decorated it with edible ink pens.

We love Green Giant Sweetcorn in our home, the kids love it's sweet flavour and I love that I'm giving them something nutritious. It goes with almost everything!

This is my entry into the Tots100/Green Giant Minions Challenge

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