5 large conch
1 tsp. baking powder
1 egg, beaten
fat for frying
1 1/4 c. flour
1/2 tsp. salt
1 c. milk
small piece hot pepper


Clean and pound conchs. Slice very thin or dice very small. In bowl, sift together flour, baking powder and salt. Make a well in the center. Combine egg with milk and gradually add to center of flour mixture. Blend gently to make a smooth batter. Mix conch in batter; fry in deep fat.

This is a famous dish from the Bahamas.