Recipe: Corn cakes with avocado salsa

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  • 50g self-raising flour
  • 1 egg , beaten
  • 200g canned or frozen sweetcorn
  • bunch spring onions , trimmed and finely chopped
  • 1 avocado , cut into small chunks
  • 1 lime , ½ juiced and the rest cut into 4
  • handful coriander leaves, chopped


  • In a bowl, combine the flour, egg, corn and half the onions with some seasoning, then mix well. Mix the avocado with the remaining onions, lime juice, coriander and seasoning, then set aside.
  • Heat 1 tbsp oil in a non-stick frying pan. Drop tbsps of the corn mixture into the frying pan, smoothing them down to form cakes. Cook for about 2-3 mins on each side over a medium heat, adding the remaining oil if you need to. Serve hot with the avocado salsa, lime wedges and some warm refried beans.


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