Conch Fritters with Spicy Dipping Sauce

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Substitute an equal amount chopped, peeled, and deveined shrimp for conch, if desired. Recipe published in Coastal Living magazine Dec/Jan 2010.

1 serving

Ingredients

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1 Large egg Lightly beaten
1/2 cup Milk
3/4 cup All-purpose Flour
1/4 teaspoon Salt
1/4 teaspoon Freshly ground pepper
1/4 teaspoon Ground Cayenne pepper
8 ounces Chopped conch meat
1/2 Onion Finely diced
1/2 Green bell pepper Finely chopped
2 Stalks celery Finely chopped
2 cloves Garlic Minced
Vegetable oil
Spicy dipping sauce

Preparation

Prep: 15 Minutes
Cook: 15 Minutes

1. Whisk together first 6 ingredients. Stir in conch and next 4 ingredients.

2. Pour oil to a depth of 5 inches into a Dutch oven; heat to 350 degrees. Drop batter by heaping teaspoonfuls into hot oil, and fry in batches, 4 to 5 minutes or until golden. Drain fritters on paper towels. Serve with Spicy Dipping Sauce.

Makes about 2-1/2 dozen

Spicy Dipping Sauce

1/2 cup ketchup

1/4 cup fresh lime juice

1/4 cup mayonnaise

1/4 cup hot sauce

Combine all ingredients.

Makes 1-1/4 cups

Created date

August 2015