Recipe courtesy of DJ's Clam Shack

Conch Fritters

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  • Level: Intermediate
  • Total: 4 hr 40 min (includes chilling time)
  • Active: 25 min
  • Yield: 8 servings



Special equipment:
a deep-fryer or deep-fry thermometer
  1. Mix together the conch, peppers, onion, carrot, celery and egg in a bowl. Add flour, buttermilk, baking powder, sugar, basil, garlic powder, oregano, salt and 8 ounces water. Let stand, refrigerated, for 4 hours.
  2. Heat oil to 325 degrees F in a deep-fryer or Dutch oven fitted with a deep-fry thermometer.
  3. Scoop Ping-Pong-size balls of batter and drop into the oil. Keep fritters from floating with a mesh screen. Remove after 5 minutes. Let rest for at least 2 more minutes.