26 de febrero de 2016

Belizean Conch Fritters RECIPE FOR YOU TODAY

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Belizean Conch Fritters

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cooking Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 35 minutes

Serving Size: 6-8 people

1 1/2 pounds of Belizean conch
1 sweet pepper (medium size)
1 onion (medium size)
1 1/4 cup of flour
1 1/2 cup of water
5 leaves of herb (culantro, cilantro, basil, etc…)
1 celery stalk
1/4 teaspoon of salt
1/4 teaspoon of pepper
1/4 of Habanero chili pepper (optional)

two mixing bowls
large mixing spoon
pot spoon
large cast iron skillet

Clean Conch and cut into 1? pieces

Clean deseed and chop Sweet Pepper into small pieces

Peel, clean and cut onion into 8 pieces

Chop celery into 4 pieces

Chop up herb

Place all of the above in a mixing bowl. Spoon 1/3 of the ingredients into a Blender followed by 1/3 cup of water and blend on ‘chop’ for 6-10 seconds. Pour into a new mixing bowl and continue process until all the ingredients has been blended

Stir in flour

Add salt & pepper (mixture consistency should be like a cake batter; if you need more water just add a small amount

Pour oil in frying pan and heat the oil in frying pan (medium heat): make sure oil is sizzling to get the desired results (if you like, you can begin to heat oil around step 6)

Spoon 1 pot spoon size of mixture into frying pan (cook 4 -5 at a time); turn over only when ends are golden brown and the fritter is somewhat cooked; continue cooking on the other side until entire fritter is golden-dark brown

Drain on a paper towel placed on a large serving plate

Repeat cooking process until entire batter is finished

This appetizer can be eaten with dipping sauce or alone. Enjoy!

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