6 de julio de 2016

Belizean Conch Fritters ANOTHER RECIPE FOR TODAY


Belizean Conch Fritters ANOTHER RECIPE

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cooking Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 35 minutes

Serving Size: 6-8 people

INGREDIENTS:
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)

Utensils:
blender
two mixing bowls
large mixing spoon
pot spoon
large cast iron skillet

PREPARATION & METHOD:
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!