Crawfish Fritters

Crawfish Fritters
Lilly's

Ingredients

  •   Oil, for frying
  • 1 Pound  crawfish, cooked tail meat only
  • 2/3 Cups  diced celery root, cooked
  • 2/3 Cups  diced parsnip, cooked
  • 2/3 Cups  diced sweet potato, cooked
  • eggs
  • 1 1/2 Cup  all-purpose flour
  • 1 Cup  club soda
  • 2 Tablespoons  chef Paul Prudhomme's Seafood Magic

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by David Scales

These crawfish fritters come together quickly, and they're the perfect snack to start off a Mardi Gras feast. The batter features seasonal root vegetables — celery root, parsnip, and sweet potato — that add another dimension of flavor to this appetizer.

Click here to see Mardi Gras: The Feast Before the Fast.

Directions

In a deep frying pan, heat 1-inch oil to 350 degrees and line a plate with paper towels.

In a mixing bowl, fold together the remaining ingredients. Drop spoonfuls of the mixture into the oil. Fry until golden to deep brown. Remove from the pan and drain on paper towels. Plate and serve with a favorite dipping sauce.

Nutrition

Calories per serving:

505 calories

Dietary restrictions:

Low Sodium Sugar Conscious, Dairy Free, Milk Free, Peanut Free, Tree Nut Free, Soy Free, Fish Free

Daily value:

25%

Servings:

6
  • Fat 34g 53%
  • Carbs 31g 10%
  • Saturated 3g 15%
  • Fiber 2g 9%
  • Trans 0g
  • Sugars 2g
  • Monounsaturated 21g
  • Polyunsaturated 10g
  • Protein 18g 36%
  • Cholesterol 148mg 49%
  • Sodium 103mg 4%
  • Calcium 54mg 5%
  • Magnesium 41mg 10%
  • Potassium 443mg 13%
  • Iron 3mg 15%
  • Zinc 2mg 11%
  • Phosphorus 298mg 43%
  • Vitamin A 144µg 16%
  • Vitamin C 5mg 9%
  • Thiamin (B1) 0mg 23%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 0mg 17%
  • Niacin (B3) 4mg 19%
  • Vitamin B6 0mg 10%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 106µg 26%
  • Vitamin B12 2µg 28%
  • Vitamin D 0µg 0%
  • Vitamin E 8mg 41%
  • Vitamin K 33µg 42%
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