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Dubonnet hasn’t been used in cooking for a very long time, but I used to cook with it years ago when it was a trendy drink (my mum loved it, and so does the Queen). Used carefully, it’s a great foil for salmon, but it can be very powerful, so watch out!
Servings 4
Calories 113 kcal
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins

Ingredients
 

  • 1 medium leek, cut into 5cm x 1cm strips, washed well and drained
  • 100 g chickpea flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder, heaped
  • ¼ tsp dried chilli flakes
  • ½ tsp ground turmeric
  • 4 tbsp rough chopped basil

Instructions
 

  • Heat the oil to 180C.
  • Place the leeks, chickpea flour, BP, chilli flakes, turmeric and parsley into a bowl.
  • Add enough sparkling water to just loosely bind together.
  • Fry in small leggy lumps until golden and cooked through.
  • Drain well and season with salt.
  • Serve the pasta piled high in bowls and top with a couple of fritters and a sprinkling of roughly chopped fresh basil.
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Nutrition Facts
Crispy Leek Fritters
Amount per Serving
Calories
113
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
2
g
3
%
Saturated Fat
 
1
g
6
%
Polyunsaturated Fat
 
1
g
Monounsaturated Fat
 
1
g
Sodium
 
130
mg
6
%
Potassium
 
267
mg
8
%
Carbohydrates
 
18
g
6
%
Fiber
 
3
g
13
%
Sugar
 
4
g
4
%
Protein
 
6
g
12
%
Vitamin A
 
526
IU
11
%
Vitamin C
 
3
mg
4
%
Calcium
 
88
mg
9
%
Iron
 
2
mg
11
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keyword leeks
Course Main Course
Cuisine British, ITV This Morning
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