Courgette and Lemon Fritters

700g Cougettes (1.5 LB) and grated zest of 2 lemons
2 Garlic cloves, peeled and chopped
1 Tablespoon corn-flour
1 Beaten egg
Lemon wedges and watercress, for garnish

(The Relish)
10 Cherry tomatoes, chopped
1 Teaspoon olive oil, squeeze of lemon
Half a red onion, chopped

(1) Grate courgettes, place in a colander, sprinkle with teaspoon of salt, (to draw the water out) and leave for 30 minutes.

(2) In a small bowl, mix together the relish ingredients, set aside.

(3) Squeeze out as much water from the courgettes as you can, using your hands, then wrap in a tea-towel and twist the ends.

(4) Mix all the fritter ingredients in a bowl with the courgettes, and season with black pepper.

(5) Heat frying pan with a little oil, and fry tablespoons of the mix, pressing down to form patties.

Cook until golden on both sides.

Serve with the relish, lemon wedges and watercress.

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