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Corn cakes with Mexican beans

Dec 13, 2019 by William Lewis.

This makes a super-tasty dish for a relaxed brunch

For the Mexican beans 1 tbsp vegetable oil 1 red onion, finely hacked 2 garlic cloves, finely hacked 1 tsp ground cumin 1 tsp sweet smoked paprika 400g tin hacked tomatoes 400g tin kidney beans, washed and depleted 100ml water Ocean salt and newly ground dark pepper For the corn cakes 340g tinned sweetcorn pieces, depleted (285g depleted weight) 4 spring onions, daintily cut 75g develop Cheddar, ground 100g self-raising flour 50g cornflour 2 huge unfenced eggs 80ml entire or semi-skimmed milk 1–2 tbsp olive oil, for fricasseeing To serve 1 ready avocado, stripped, stoned, quartered and cut 1 lime, cut into 4 wedges A bunch of coriander For the beans, heat the oil in a sauté container over a medium warmth. Include the onion and cook for two minutes, at that point include the garlic and mix for one moment. Sprinkle in the flavors, mix for a moment, at that point include the tinned tomatoes, kidney beans and water. Stew tenderly for around 15 minutes, until somewhat diminished and thickened. In the interim, for the corn cakes, preheat the broiler to 140ºC/fan 120ºC/gas mark 1. Put the sweetcorn portions, spring onions, cheddar, flour, cornflour and somewhat salt and pepper into a bowl and blend well to join. Split the eggs and separate the yolks into one bowl and the whites into another spotless medium bowl. Add the milk to the egg yolks and beat well, at that point fill the corn blend and blend until very much joined. Utilizing an electric hand whisk, whisk the egg whites to delicate pinnacles, at that point tenderly crease into the corn blend. You'll have to cook the corn cakes in groups. Warmth a little oil in a non-stick griddle over a medium-high warmth. At the point when hot, drop three or four tablespoonfuls of the blend into the skillet, putting them well separated. Cook for a few minutes until bubbles show up superficially, at that point flip the corn cakes over and cook for a few minutes on the opposite side. Move to a preparing plate; keep warm in the stove while you cook the remainder of the player, including more oil as vital, to make around 20 cakes altogether. Just before serving, delicately warm the beans. Serve the corn cakes with the Mexican beans, avocado cuts, lime wedges and new coriander.