Creamy maize-meal corn dogs

These are so easy to make; just mix the batter, heat the oil and fry. Wrap in cling film and foil, and freeze after frying.

Preparation time : 10 min Cooking time : 5 min Servings : makes 9
  • 500 ml creamy maize meal
  • 330 ml flour, extra to coat
  • 45 ml sugar
  • salt and pepper
  • 10 ml baking powder
  • 4 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 375 ml full cream milk
  • oil for frying
  • 9 chicken sausages

1 Whisk together maize meal,flour, sugar, baking powder, saltand pepper. Stir in eggs and milk.Fill a wide pot with enough oil to submerge the sausages.

2 Meanwhile, pat the sausages dry and roll in flour to coat. Dip 1 sausage into the maize meal batter,turning until completely coated. Let any excess batter drip off. Wipe away any extra batter using your fingers to evenly coat sausage.

3 Gently lower the sausage in to hot oil. Cook corn dogs, turning to cook evenly, until golden brown or for about 5 minutes. Transfer to a paper towel-lined tray. Working in batches of 3, repeat with remainingcorn dogs and batter. Serve with tomatoes and cucumber sticks.