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    Bahamian Conch Fritters

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    40 mins

    20 mins

    20 mins

    mewmew's Note:

    Probably the most popular recipe in the Bahamian/Caribbean cuisine. Fresh Conch isn't always easy to find, and it has to be fresh. Be careful to keep it refrigerated and use as soon as possible.

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    Ingredients:

    Servings:

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    • 4 conch, finely minced
    • 1 green pepper, chopped
    • 1 red pepper, chopped
    • 2 celery, chopped
    • 1 onion, finely chopped
    • 1 egg, slightly beaten
    • 1 3/4 cups flour (enough to bind batter)
    • 3 teaspoons baking powder
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 1 dash pepper, Bahamian hot pepper sauce (or equal)
    • 4 cups vegetable oil, as much as needed

    Directions:

    1. 1
      1. Combine conch with chopped vegetables.
    2. 2
      2. Add egg.
    3. 3
      3. Mix flour, baking powder and salt together and add to conch mixture.
    4. 4
      4. Season to taste.
    5. 5
      5. Form into balls 1 - 2 inches in size.
    6. 6
      6. Heat oil in a deep skillet to 375 deg. To prevent cooling the oil too quickly, drop one fritter at a time into the pan, waiting a few seconds before adding additional fritters.
    7. 7
      7. Fry 3 - 5 minutes until golden brown on all sides, turning the fritters as they rise to the surface.
    8. 8
      8. Drain on paper towels.
    9. 9
      Serve with Key Lime Mustard Sauce (recipe to come) or other coctail sauce.

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    Nutritional Facts for Bahamian Conch Fritters

    Serving Size: 1 (264 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 1449.5
     
    Calories from Fat 1319
    91%
    Total Fat 146.6 g
    225%
    Saturated Fat 19.1 g
    95%
    Cholesterol 35.2 mg
    11%
    Sodium 399.9 mg
    16%
    Total Carbohydrate 32.8 g
    10%
    Dietary Fiber 2.1 g
    8%
    Sugars 2.5 g
    10%
    Protein 5.4 g
    10%

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    conch

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