Whitebait fritters

With the whitebait season underway, it’s time to whip up some fresh fritters.


  • 1 tbsp flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 240g fresh whitebait drained and rinsed
  • salt and ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 teaspoon of fresh parsley
  • 3 teaspoons butter to cook in


Whisk eggs, add sieved flour, salt, pepper and herbs. Gently stir in whitebait.

Melt butter in a frypan then drop in teaspoon fulls of fritter mix.

Fry until set then flip and brown the other side.

Best served with beer, bread and butter, and a squeeze of lemon.


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