grouper fritters
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This recipe by chef Paul Menta of Key West, is a simple embodiment of Key West flavors (note: this recipe has not been tested by Grits & Chopsticks)
  • 1 pound grouper
  • ½ cup onions
  • ½ cup carrots
  • 1.5 tablespoons Key West seafood seasoning
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 2 tablespoons Key lime juice
  • ½ cup flour
  • Coconut oil, for fryer
  1. Chop or use a food processor to grind grouper.
  2. Finely dice the onions, carrots and mix with grouper.
  3. Add Key West seafood seasoning, egg yolk and the key lime juice. Mix thoroughly.
  4. Add flour and stir gently until mixture starts to form a batter.
  5. Use a spoon to make balls.
  6. Heat coconut oil in a skillet and fry the grouper fritters in batches until browned (or bake in the oven)on sheet tray.
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