Black Eyed Pea Fritters with bacon, egg, and sweet chili sauce

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So, lots of opportunities to make shit up on the fly in this meal.

I made the fritters, (black eyed peas, a chopped onion, some red pepper flakes, an egg, a little apple cider vinegar, salt, pepper, a quarter cup of water, all in a food processor until whipped up) and dropped them into a wok full of hot oil, where they promptly disintegrated. So I back-tracked, added panko and more egg to keep them together, and pan-fried them just like falafels. I wanted to serve these with bacon and a soft-boiled egg, but my soft-boiled eggs were too soft-boiled.

So, I fried the little boogers.

They turned out awesome! Perfectly round and soft and delicioso.

Plated them with a couple of small slices of bacon and drizzled them with the sweet chili dipping sauce, and served a roasted broccoli with anchovies on the side.

All in all, a very nice little meal.

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Namaste.

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2 thoughts on “Black Eyed Pea Fritters with bacon, egg, and sweet chili sauce

  1. Jim says:

    New years day will never be the same. The last minute search to find black eyed peas for good luck is over. I have now found the perfect way to prepare black eyed peas. Thank you.

  2. Cool beans! Glad you liked it.

    And, yeah, they’re really, really good.

    yrs-

    Scott

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