Vegetable pikelets (Allergy friendly)

* MILK PROTEIN FREE  * EGG FREE  * WHEAT/GLUTEN FREE  * NUT FREE  * LACTOSE FREE  * LOW FODMAP  * MODERATE FOOD CHEMICAL  * VEGETARIAN

This recipe does not account for potential contamination that may occur through manufacturing and processing.
Ingredients in this recipe may still have precautionary allergen food labelling (e.g. "may contain traces of").
When preparing this recipe, it is important to:

  • double-check the label of ingredients every time you make it
  • prevent any contamination during preparation, cooking and serving
Ingredients 5 serves (10 pikelets) 25 serves (50 pikelets)
Egg replacer 2 teaspoons 1 ½ tablespoons
Water 2 tablespoons 2/3 cup
Parsley flakes (optional) 1 teaspoon 5 teaspoons
Paprika (optional) ¼ teaspoon 1 ¼ teaspoons
Gluten free cornflour  ½ cup 2 ½ cups
Gluten free baking powder 1 teaspoon 1 ½ tablespoons 
Corn kernels, frozen or canned and drained 2 cups 10 cups
Milk free margarine 25g 125g
Canola oil Canola oil ½ cup 

Method

  1. In a bowl, whisk together egg replacer, water, parsley (if using), paprika (if using), cornflour and baking powder.
  2. Mix in corn.
  3. Heat margarine and oil in a fry pan.  Place tablespoons of mixture into pan and cook both sides until golden.
  4. Remove from pan. Place on paper towel lined plate to drain excess oil.

Each serve provides

  • ¾  children’s serve of vegetables*

Tips

  • For a low food chemical version, replace corn with grated potato and omit herbs and spices.
  • Milk free margarine often contains soy. This should be checked for children who are allergic to soy.

* One children’s serve of vegetables is equal to one serve in the Australian Dietary Guidelines.

Recipe adapted with permission from Cooking for kids with food allergy, Department of Nutrition and Food Service, Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne.

The nutritional information provided is based on the exact ingredients and method as shown. Any variation/s to the ingredients or method may alter the nutritional outcome.