Crawfish Fritters

Crawfish Fritters
Staff Writer
Crawfish Fritters

Lilly's

Crawfish Fritters

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.

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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:

362 kcal

Daily value:

18%

Servings:

6
  • Carbohydrate, by difference 28 g
  • Protein 32 g
  • Total lipid (fat) 13 g
  • Vitamin A, IU 4436 IU
  • Vitamin A, RAE 229 µg
  • Vitamin B-12 1 µg
  • Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid 6 mg
  • Vitamin D 4 IU
  • Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) 1 mg
  • Vitamin K (phylloquinone) 9 µg
  • Alanine 2 g
  • Arginine 2 g
  • Ash 2 g
  • Aspartic acid 2 g
  • Betaine 12 mg
  • Calcium, Ca 63 mg
  • Carotene, alpha 10 µg
  • Carotene, beta 2640 µg
  • Cholesterol 85 mg
  • Choline, total 63 mg
  • Fatty acids, total monounsaturated 2 g
  • Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated 2 g
  • Fatty acids, total saturated 3 g
  • Fiber, total dietary 3 g
  • Folate, DFE 11 µg
  • Folate, food 27 µg
  • Folate, total 27 µg
  • Fructose 1 g
  • Glucose (dextrose) 1 g
  • Glutamic acid 4 g
  • Glycine 1 g
  • Histidine 1 g
  • Iron, Fe 2 mg
  • Isoleucine 1 g
  • Leucine 2 g
  • Lutein + zeaxanthin 74 µg
  • Lysine 2 g
  • Magnesium, Mg 52 mg
  • Maltose 1 g
  • Methionine 1 g
  • Niacin 7 mg
  • Pantothenic acid 1 mg
  • Phenylalanine 1 g
  • Phosphorus, P 248 mg
  • Phytosterols 4 mg
  • Potassium, K 457 mg
  • Proline 1 g
  • Retinol 8 µg
  • Selenium, Se 23 µg
  • Serine 1 g
  • Sodium, Na 380 mg
  • Starch 19 g
  • Sucrose 1 g
  • Sugars, total 6 g
  • Theobromine 2 mg
  • Threonine 1 g
  • Tocopherol, gamma 1 mg
  • Tyrosine 1 g
  • Valine 1 g
  • Water 157 g
  • Zinc, Zn 3 mg
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