Conch Fritters Recipe – A Caribbean Delicacy

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Ingredients:

  • 1 lb conch meat (You might get away with this recipe by using minced clams.)
  • 1/2 lg onion
  • 2 stalks celery
  • 1/2 red pepper
  • 1/2 green pepper
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 egg
  • 1/3 cup self rising cornmeal
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1/4 tsp hot sauce

Directions:

  1. Put conch through food grinder or food processor.  Process with onion, celery, red and green pepper and mix with conch, adding salt and egg.  Mix well.  Mix together cornmeal, flour and baking powder.
  2. Add conch mixture.  Mixture should be thick.  Add buttermilk and hot sauce.
  3. Drop by heaping tablespoon into deep oil until light brown. Drain.  Serve with mayonnaise and lime juice.

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