Lobster and scallion fritters in a bowl with chopped scallions sprinkled on top

Lobster and Scallion Fritters

Bursting with big pieces of cold-cracked lobster, these fritters are a snack you’ll want to keep all to yourself. You don’t need a fryer for this recipe—just a deep pan and enough oil to cover your fritters—so it’s perfect for whenever you’re looking for a quick, crunchy bite. These lobster fritters can also be dressed up with different dressings and toppings, making them an easy and delicious appetizer for entertaining friends and family.

Lobster and scallion fritters in a bowl with chopped scallions sprinkled on top

Lobster and Scallion Fritters

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 10 ounces soda water bottled
  • 2 scallions finely chopped
  • 8 ounces Cold Cracked Lobster thawed, drained, and roughly chopped
  • Canola oil for frying

Instructions

  • Mix flour, salt, and baking soda in a bowl.
  • Add egg yolk and soda water a bit at a time until you have the consistency of a thick pancake batter. Mix in the lobster and the scallions.
  • In a saucepot, heat 2 inches of canola oil to 350°F.
  • Carefully drop small spoonfuls of the fritter batter into the oil, being careful not to crowd the pan (7 or 8 at a time). Fry until golden brown flipping the fritters once or twice with a spoon.
  • Remove the fritters with a slotted spoon and drain them on paper towels. Season with salt.
  • Serve with tartar sauce or dressing of your choice.
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Andrew Taylor

Andrew Taylor is the chef-owner of Big Tree Hospitality, a Portland, Maine-based restaurant group that includes Eventide Oyster Co., Hugo's, The Honey Paw, and more.

He is a James Beard Award-winning chef and father of four.

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Mike Wiley

Mike Wiley is a James Beard Award-winning chef and the owner of Big Tree Hospitality.

Big Tree Hospitality is a Portland, Maine-based restaurant group that includes Eventide Oyster Co., Hugo's, The Honey Paw, and more.