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Conch Fritters

Conch Fritters, a favorite Caribbean appetizer.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Calories 0


  • 1 cup conch about 2 conch steaks, cooked, finely chopped
  • 1 stalk scallion chopped
  • ½ tablespoon parsley finely chopped
  • ½ teaspoon thyme finely chopped, leaves only
  • 2 tablespoons shallots chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic chopped
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • ½ tablespoon kosher salt
  • 1 cup milk
  • ¾ cup flour sifted
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • oil for frying
  • ½ teaspoon scotch bonnet pepper chopped
  • 1 egg beaten


  • In a food processor add cooked conch, parsley, thyme, scallion, shallots, garlic, salt, black pepper and scotch bonnet pepper if using. Process until all ingredients are well blended. Place conch mixture into a bowl. In another bowl, beat egg and add milk. Sift flour with baking powder and add milk and egg mixture. Stir until well incorporated. Stir in conch mixture. Drop batter using a tablespoon into hot oil. Let fritters brown on all sides. Remove and place on paper towel to absorb excess oil. Serve hot with your favorite dipping sauce, tartar or cocktail sauce.