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Chayote Fritters

How to make tasty and crispy Chayote Fritters

Chayote Fritters or Accra de Mirliton, a tasty, crunchy and easy recipe. If you love fritters, this is your recipe
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Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Cuisine Caribbean
Servings 12 -16


  • 1 ½ cup all purpose flour
  • 1 cup water
  • Pinch of baking soda
  • 2 scallions finely chopped or sliced
  • 1 garlic clove crushed
  • ¼ teaspoon Thyme leaves only
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped parsley
  • 1/4 teaspoon Noubess Original Hot & Spicy Sauce
  • 1 egg at room temperature and then separated
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 chayote grated
  • 1 lemon


  • In a bowl, add flour and gradually whisk in the water, making sure that there are no lumps. Add scallions, garlic, thyme, parsley, hot sauce and mix well. Salt to taste. Beat egg yolk and mix well with batter.
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  • Let batter rest for 5 minutes.
  • Cut the chayote in half and remove the seed. Remove the skin on each halves. With a grater, grate, the chayote halves.
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  • Remove excess water if necessary. Juice the lemon and sprinkle over the grated chayote.
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  • Add grated chayote and blend well with batter.
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  • With a hand mixer, beat egg white to a stiff peak. Incorporate egg white into batter.
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  • Add pinch of baking soda and mix.
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  • Heat oil.
  • When oil is hot, spoon batter into hot oil. Do not crowd the pan.
  • Fry the acras until golden brown. Serve promptly with my Original Gourmet Hot Sauce.
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Chayote contains lots of water. Do not use a fine grater. For best result, add baking soda and egg white when you are ready to fry the acras. (when the oil is at the right temperature)


Serving: 1grams
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