Conch Fritters

Conch Fritters This is a traditional Bahamian recipe that is made with conch, this wonderful shellfish that is delicious but so hard to find out from the Bahamas. These fritters are great as an appetizer, finger food or as a very tasty hors d’oeuvre to accompany your favorite tropical drink!


Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

Dipping Sauce:

Time Details

    PREP : 15 mins

    COOK : 20 mins

    TOTAL : 35 mins

    SERVING : 8

    YIELD : 8 servings

  • Heat the oil in a large pot or deep fryer to 365 degrees F (185 degrees C).

  • In a bowl, mix the flour, egg, and milk. Season with cayenne pepper, seasoned salt, salt, and pepper. Mix in the conch meat, onion, bell pepper, celery, and garlic.

  • Drop the batter by rounded tablespoons into the hot oil, and fry until golden brown. Drain on paper towels.

  • In a bowl, mix the ketchup, lime juice, mayonnaise, hot sauce, salt, and pepper. Serve dipping sauce on the side with the fritters.

Per Serving: 220 calories; protein 9.6g; carbohydrates 14.8g; fat 13.6g; cholesterol 43.6mg; sodium 208.8mg. Conch can be replaced with any seafood. We tried last week ‘Calamari Fritters,” following the same recipe but replacing conch with chopped calamari… it turned out awesome! We cannot wait to try it with shrimp or crab meat.