Category: Entertainer's Snacks

Spinach Bites

Makes: 36 Spinach Bites
Preparation Time: 1 hour and 40 Minutes
Frying: In oil until golden brown
1   Bunch spinach, washed and chopped
1   Onion,  grated
120 g Cake flour (1 x 250 ml) (1 cup)
2 ml Salt (¼ tsp)
    Pinch of Pepper
5 ml Aromat (1 tsp)
10 g Anchor Instant Yeast (1 packet)
30 ml Lukewarm water (2 tbsp)
750 ml Oil, for frying
  1. Mix the spinach and onion together.
  2. Mix flour, salt, pepper and Aromat together.
  3. Add the Anchor Instant Yeast and mix
  4. Mix the flour mixture with enough lukewarm water to form a thick batter.
  5. Add the batter to the spinach mixture and mix thoroughly.
  6. Cover the bowl with plastic and leave in a warm place to rise for about 10 – 15 minutes.
  7. Knock the batter down very lightly and drop teaspoons full of batter into the hot oil.
  8. Fry each fritter, turning the fritters continuously, until golden brown.
  9. Remove from the oil with a draining spoon and place onto brown paper or a paper towel to drain.