Recipe

Cajun Battered Grape Tomatoes

4
Serves
15MINS
Prep Time
10 MINS
Cook Time
19
Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 20 Grape Tomatoes
  • 20 x 18cm wooden skewers
  • 1/2 cup plain flour
  • 1 ltr vegetable oil

Cajun spices

  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp dried thyme
  • 1 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp salt

BAtter

  • 75g plain flour
  • 15g dried yeast
  • 1 tsp Cajun spices
  • 1/2 tsp caster sugar
  • 1/4 tsp salt, pinch
  • 30 ml bourbon
  • 100 ml soda water

Method

  1. For Cajun spices, combine all ingredients.
  2. For batter, combine flour, yeast, spices, sugar, salt and bourbon and mix well. Add soda water and whisk briefly. Allow to stand in a warm spot for 2 hours. Batter should foam and be well risen.
  3. Heat vegetable oil in a saucepan until hot.
  4. Place grape tomatoes on the end of the skewers, dust in flour then dip in batter. Drain well.
  5. Immerse tomato in hot oil until golden, drain on paper towel and roll in remaining Cajun spices.