Onion and feta fritters with sweet chilli soy dipping sauce

Onion and feta fritters with sweet chilli soy dipping sauce + Win a cheese hamper

Crisp and golden onion and feta cheese fritters with sweet and spicy chilli soy dipping sauce. This recipe is perfect for a starter or as a snack.
Course Snack, Starter, Vegetarian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Author Alida Ryder


  • cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • generous pinch of salt
  • pinch of sugar
  • pinch of chilli flakes optional
  • cups water
  • 4 medium white onions
  • 1 cup crumbled Clover plain feta cheese
  • canola oil for frying

for the sweet chilli soy dipping sauce

  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • dash of fish sauce
  • 1 teaspoon vinegar
  • 1 red chilli thinly sliced
  • 1 garlic clove thinly sliced
  • 2 cm piece fresh ginger thinly sliced


  • Slice 2 of the onions thinly and chop the other two into fine dice.
  • To make the batter, whisk together the flour, baking powder, salt, sugar and chilli flakes. Add the water until you have a smooth batter.
  • Stir in the onions and feta cheese.
  • Heat approximately 2cm of oil in a large frying pan and fry tablespoons of the batter until crisp and golden on both sides. Remove and allow to drain on kitchen paper. Continue until all the batter has been cooked.
  • In the meantime, combine all the ingredients for the dipping sauce in a saucepan and allow to boil for 5-10 minutes or until the sauce is the consistency of maple syrup.
  • Serve the onion fritters with the dipping sauce.