Scallop Fritters

Scallop fritters.
Ingredients
  • 1 pound scallops, fresh or frozen
  • 1 cup pancake mix
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Dash nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1/3 cup crushed pineapple, drained
  • 2 tablespoons butter or other fat, melted
Instructions
  1. Thaw frozen scallops.
  2. Remove any shell particles and wash.
  3. Grind scallops.
  4. Sift dry ingredients together.
  5. Combine milk, egg, pineapple and butter.
  6. Add gradually to the dry ingredients; stir only until batter is smooth.
  7. Add scallops.
  8. Drop by tablespoonfuls into deep fat, 325° F.
  9. Fry approximately 4 to 5 minutes or until brown.
  10. Drain on absorbent paper.
Notes
Serves 6. Makes 30 fritters.

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