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conch fritters

Conch Fritters

Conch Fritters, a favorite Caribbean appetizer.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Course Appetizers and Snacks
Cuisine Caribbean
Servings 4
Calories 162 kcal


  • 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.
  • Heat oil in a large saucepan. 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.


How to cook the conch or how to make Conch Creole.


Calories: 162kcalCarbohydrates: 23gProtein: 8gFat: 4gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 54mgSodium: 1241mgPotassium: 232mgFiber: 1gSugar: 4gVitamin A: 280IUVitamin C: 5mgCalcium: 99mgIron: 2mg

Please keep in mind that nutritional information is a rough estimate and can vary greatly based on the products used.

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