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Crab Fritters

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Category: Appetizers, Seafood

 Ingredients List

  • 1 3/4 c All-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 c Warm water
  • 2 tb Vegetable oil
  • 2 ts Baking powder
  • 1/8 ts Salt
  • 1 lb Crabmeat
  • 3/4 c Fresh white breadcrums
  • 4 lg Egg whites, divided
  • 3 tb Chopped fresh parsley
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • All-purpose flour, for
  • Dredging
  • Vegetable oil,for deep
  • Frying


1 1/2 tb Olive oil
1 sm Garlic clove, minced
1 ts Curry powder
1/2 c Mayonnaise
1/2 c Sour cream
2 tb Orange Juice
1 tb Sugar
1 tb Fresh lemon juice
1 tb Chutney

Mix the first five ingredients in a medium bowl to blend. Let the
bater stand for 1 hour at room temperature. Mix the crabmeat, bread crumbs,
two of the egg whites and the parsley in a large bowl. Season with salt and
pepper. Divide the mixture into 24 mounds. press each mound firmly into a
ball. Roll each crabmeat ball in flour; shake off excess. Immediately
before frying, beat the remaining egg whites in a small bowl to stiff
peaks. Fold the egg whites into the batter.

Heat the oil in a deep fryer or heavy saucepan to 360F. Dip the crab
balls, one at a time, into the batter, coating completely. Carefully lower
into the oil. Repeat with the remaining crab balls, cooking until pale and
golden brown, about 5 minutes. Use a slotted spoonto transfer the fritters
to paper towels and drain. Serve with Curry Sauce.

Makes 24 fritters.

Do not overcrowd the fryer or saucepan when making these crab
fritters. Make no more than 5 fritters at a time.
Be certain to slide the fritters gently into the hot oil. Dropping
them into the oil can can cause a dangerous splash.
Turn the fritters frequently as they fry, making sure that all sides
are browned.

Heat the oil in a small heavy skillet over medium heat. add the garlic
and saute for 1 minute. Add the curry powder and stir for 1 minute.
Transfer the mixture to a blender. Add all of the remaining ingredients and
blend until smooth. Pour into a bowl.

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