Carrot Fritters Recipe
Crispy and mild-flavored, this fun finger food always gets snatched up quickly. If there are any leftovers, they reheat well for a snack the next day.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:10 servings
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 2 eggs
- 1/2 cup milk
- 1 teaspoon canola oil
- 3 cups shredded carrots
- Oil for deep-fat frying
- 1. In a large bowl, combine the flour, salt and baking powder. Whisk the eggs, milk and oil; stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Fold in carrots.
- 2. In an electric skillet or deep-fat fryer, heat oil to 375°. Drop batter by 2 tablespoonfuls into hot oil; press lightly to flatten. Fry until golden brown, about 1-2 minutes on each side. Drain on paper towels. Yield: 20 fritters.
2 fritters equals 144 calories, 9 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 44 mg cholesterol, 318 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.
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