Cracked Conch

Monahan's Seafood Market | Fresh Whole Fish, Fillets, Shellfish, Recipes, Catering & Lunch Counter-Ann Arbor, Michigan

Serves 4

  • 1–1 1/2 lb. conch meat
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup Drakes batter mix or seasoned flour
  • Peanut or vegetable oil
  • 1/2 t salt (if using flour, Drakes is already salted)
  • 1/4 t pepper
  • Hot sauce or rémoulade sauce

With a metal meat mallet, pound the heck out of conch until flattened and starting to actually fall apart.conch meat

Cut into 1 inch wide strips

Whisk egg and milk in a bowl

Dip conch in egg and milk mixture

Season Drakes batter mix with pepper (or flour with salt and pepper)

Dredge conch strips in Drakes or flour

Heat about 1/4 inch of oil in a heavy pan or skillet

Fry until golden brown, about 2-3 min

Drain on paper bag or paper towel

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