Hot Mama’s Conch Fritters


SERVES: 4 - 6 people
ZEST: Your choice
PREP TIME: 5 mins
COOK TIME: 5 mins 

Ingredients

1 quart oil for frying
1 medium onion,
1 bell pepper, green or red, chopped
3/4 cup all purpose flour,
1 cup chopped conch meat
1 egg
1/2 cup milk
1/2 tsp baking powder,
1/4 tsp black pepper,
2 stalks celery, chopped
2 cloves garlic, chopped

Directions

Conch is a little tough and needs pounding and cutting, to allow easy tenderizing. Clean conch. Add to boiling water to scald for a few minutes. Remove from boiling water, beat for a few minutes to allow easy cutting. Dice and add to blender along with other ingredients.

  1. Heat the oil in a large pot or deep fryer to 365 degrees F (185 degrees C).
  2. In a bowl, mix the flour, egg, and milk. Mix in the conch meat, onion, bell pepper, celery, and garlic baking powder, salt etc.
  3. Drop the batter by rounded tablespoons into the hot oil, and fry until golden brown. Drain on paper towels.
  4. In a bowl, mix the Hot Mama’s sauce of your chose Mild, Hot, Fiery or even the Sweet Pepper Sauce, mix to preferred heat level adding any of the above heat. Serve dipping sauce on the side with the fritters.

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