SHRIMP FRITTERS

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This Shrimp Fritters recipe are the ideal Belizean appetizer. They are easy to make, light and fluffy, and can be paired with many Hot Mama’s Belize Pepper Sauces. Follow these short steps and treat your family to some good finger food.

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WHAT YOU NEED:

  • 1 lb Shrimp (peeled, de-veined and chopped)

  • 1 cup flour 

  • 1 tsp. baking powder

  • 1 tsp. salt

  • 2 eggs (beaten)

  • 4 cloves garlic

  • 1 habanero pepper (remove seeds and chop finely)

  • 1 medium onion

  • 1 tsp. black pepper

  • 2 sprigs parsley (finely chopped)

  • 1 tsp. dried thyme

  • ½ cup beer

  • Oil for deep frying

  • Lettuce leaves for garnish

  • Lime or Lemon wedges

DIRECTIONS:

*Sift flour, baking powder and salt

*Stir in eggs, garlic, pepper, onion, parsley, thyme and shrimp

*Fold mixture until it forms a stiff batter.

*Add beer and stir

*Cover and refrigerate for atleast one hour

*Heat oil until very hot and drop in batter by the tablespoon and fry until fritters are golden brown (about 5 minutes), turning if necessary.

*Keep fritters small to ensure uniform cooking

*Drain on paper towel and garnish

 

 

*Optional: *Terrific when served with Aunt Sadie’s Belize Mustard Pepper Sauce, Fiery Hot Sauce or Manganero sauce.