Conch Fritters HT
HD Colombian 50mins
Colombian name: Frituras De Caracol
Serves 4 Hot Seafood Vegetables Starter
Appetiser Hors d'ourvre Colombia Sth America
225g/8oz Conch or Clam meat, pounded and finely chopped
½ Large Onion grated
1 small Capsicum (Sweet Pepper), finely chopped
2 Garlic cloves, crushed
2 tbsp Freshly chopped Coriander (Cilantro)
1 Chilli, deseeded and finely chopped
100g/4oz Self Raising Flour
Oil for deep frying
1. Place the conch, onion, capsicum, garlic, coriander and chilli in a bowl, mix
well and set aside.
2. Place the
flour eggs and milk in another bowl and beat until smooth.
the conch mixture to the batter, stir well, and leave to stand for 5
heat the oil to 190C/375F and preheat the oven to 180C, 350F, Gas mark 4.
drop a few spoonfuls of the conch mixture into the oil and fry for a few minutes
until golden brown and crisp. Remove with a slotted spoon and drain on
kitchen paper and keep warm in the oven whilst you cook the remaining fritters a
few at a time. Serve hot.