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Division of Marketing and Development
Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Mayo Building, M-9
407 South Calhoun Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0800
(850) 617-7300

Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Adam H. Putnam, Commissioner

Florida Seafood Recipe

Blue Crab Fritters

1/2 cup self-rising corn meal
1/2 cup self-rising flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 cup buttermilk
1 clove garlic, minced
1/4 cup fresh parsley, minced
1 teaspoon hot sauce
1/2 teaspoon seafood seasoning
1 egg
  salt and pepper to taste
1 pound blue crab lump meat
  canola oil for frying

In a large bowl, stir together the dry ingredients; add the milk and egg mixing until smooth. Fold in the crab. Heat the oil in a heavy saucepan or deep fryer to 375 degrees F. Drop tablespoonfuls of the batter into the hot oil. Fry 2 to 3 minutes until golden brown, turning once if needed. Drain on paper towels. Serve hot.

6 servings

Nutritional Value Per Serving
Calories 176, Calories From Fat 25, Total Fat 3g, Saturated Fat 1g, Trans Fatty Acid 0, Cholesterol 113mg, Total Carbohydrates 18g, Protein 19g, Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.00g

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