Scungilli  (Conch)Fritters

Scungilli  (Conch)Fritters


(Serves 4)

  • 1 pound scungilli, canned or frozen (thawed)

  • 1 egg

  • 1/3 cup milk

  • 1-1/3 cups flour

  • 2 teaspoons baking powder

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped onion

  • 1/2 teaspoon hot pepper sauce

  • Vegetable oil for deep frying

  • Tomato sauce for dipping


  1. Finely chop the scungilli in a food processor.  Transfer the scungilli to a bowl.

  2. Add the milk and egg; mix well.  Add the flour, baking powder, salt, onion, and pepper sauce.  Mix well to combine.

  3. In a deep fryer, heat the oil to 375 degrees F.

  4. Drop the fritter mixture by tablespoons into the hot oil.

  5. Deep fry the fritters until brown on all side, about 3 to 5 minutes.

  6. Drain the fritters on paper towels.

  7. Serve the fritters hot with tomato sauce for dipping.

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