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Conch Fritters

Ingredients

  • 1 cup ground conch (about 1/2 pound)*
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon Tabasco sauce
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 tablespoon onion, grated
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 3 garlic cloves, chopped fine
  • 1 teaspoon lime juice

* May substitute scallops or clams.

Instructions

  1. Grind conch meat in meat grinder or pulse in food processor.
  2. Heat several inches of oil in a deep pot or fryer to 365 degrees.
  3. Mix all ingredients until thoroughly blended.
  4. Drop batter by rounded tablespoon into hot oil and fry until golden brown, 3 to 5 minutes.

Source: Miami Herald