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Caribbean Conch Fritters


  • Serves 4
  • Cooks in 35 mins (20m prep + 15m cook)
  • Difficulty: Intermediate
  • Tastes: Bitter Salty Sour Sweet Umami
  • Estimated nutrition per serving

conch recipe

local_grocery_store Ingredients

restaurant_menu Method

  1. 1.In a large bowl, combine the conch meat, flour, onion, bell pepper, scallions, garlic, jalapeno, and thyme.
  2. 2.In a separate bowl, whisk together the beaten egg, milk, baking powder, salt, and black pepper.
  3. 3.Pour the egg mixture into the conch mixture and stir until well combined.
  4. 4.Heat vegetable oil in a deep pot or skillet over medium-high heat.
  5. 5.Drop spoonfuls of the conch mixture into the hot oil and fry until golden brown, about 3-4 minutes per side.
  6. 6.Remove the fritters from the oil and drain on a paper towel-lined plate.
  7. 7.Serve the conch fritters hot with lime wedges for squeezing over the top.

lightbulb_outline Tips

  • chevron_rightMake sure to finely chop the conch meat to ensure even cooking.
  • chevron_rightFeel free to adjust the amount of jalapeno according to your spice preference.
  • chevron_rightServe the fritters with a spicy dipping sauce for an extra kick.