White Pudding Fritters with Spiced Bramley Apple Ketchup Recipe

4
60 minutes

Ingredients

Spiced Apple Ketchup

  • 1 banana shallot
  • 1 dash of extra virgin olive oil
  • 500g of Bramley apple, peeled, cored and roughly chopped
  • 150g of Demerara sugar
  • 250ml of apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp ground nutmeg
  • sea salt to taste

White Pudding Fritters

  • 50g of plain flour
  • sea salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 100ml of sparkling water
  • 1l vegetable oil, for deep frying
  • 280g of Clonakilty Whitepudding

For Garnish

  • 1 bunch of rocket
  • sea salt to taste

Method

1

To make the ketchup, fry the shallot in a little olive oil until just beginning to soften

  • 1 dash of extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 banana shallot
2

Once softened, add the chopped apple and cook for a further 2 minutes

  • 500g of Bramley apple, peeled, cored and roughly chopped
3

Add the rest of the spiced apple ketchup ingredients, and gently simmer uncovered for 30 minutes, or until the apples have softened and broken down and the ketchup has reduced. Season with salt to taste

  • 150g of Demerara sugar
  • 250ml of apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp ground nutmeg
  • sea salt to taste
4

Transfer the mixture to a blender and blitz until completely smooth

5

Set aside to cool then chill in the fridge

6

To make the batter for the fritters, add the plain flour, a pinch of salt and baking powder to a bowl, then whisk in the sparkling water until the batter is smooth

  • 50g of plain flour
  • sea salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 100ml of sparkling water
7

Pour the vegetable oil into a deep, heavy-based saucepan or deep-fat fryer and heat to 180C

  • 1l vegetable oil, for deep frying
8

Cut the white pudding into 1cm thick slices

  • 280g of Clonakilty Whitepudding
9

Coat the white pudding slices in the batter. Drain the excess batter from each fritter using a slotted spoon or fork, and carefully place in the fryer

10

Deep fry the fritters in small batches until crispy and golden, about 4 minutes. Remove the fritters from the pan and place onto kitchen towel to drain

11

Repeat until all the white pudding has been fried

12

Season the hot fritters with sea salt, and serve with the ketchup and rocket on the side

  • sea salt to taste
  • 1 bunch of rocket