Carrot Scallion Fritters


  • 3/4 cup coarsely grated carrot
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced scallion
  • 1 large egg, beaten lightly
  • 1/3 cup fine dry bread crumbs
  • Vegetable oil for deep-frying


  1. In a bowl combine well the carrot, the scallion, the egg, the bread crumbs, and salt and pepper to taste.
  2. In a large skillet heat 1 inch of the oil until it registers 375°F on a deep-fat thermometer
  3. In batches drop the carrot mixture into the oil by tablespoons, and fry the fritters for 1 1/2 to 2 minutes, or until they are golden.
  4. Transfer the fritters to paper towels and let them drain.
  5. Serve the fritters as hors d' oeuvres or as a side dish.


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