Crabmeat and Shrimp Fritters with Creole Tomato Dressing (fleurdelolly)

Crabmeat and Shrimp Fritters

1 c (1/2 pkg) Zatarain’s Crispy Southern Hush Puppy Mix
1 small onion, finely chopped
2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
2 T chopped chives
1/2 t Creole seasoning
1/2 c water
1/4 lb claw crabmeat
1/4 lb cooked, peeled, small shrimp, coarsely chopped
1/2 c thawed frozen corn
peanut oil for frying

Mix hush puppy mix, onion, garlic, chives and creole seasoning in large bowl. Add water; mix just until moistened. Gently stir in crabmeat, shrimp and corn. Heat oil in deep fryer at 375 F. Drop batter by heaping tablespoonfuls a few at a time. Fry 3 – 4 min or until golden brown. Drain on paper towels. Serve fritters with dressing.

Creole Tomato Dressing

1 small Creole tomato, seeded and chopped
1 clove garlic
2 T Zatarain’s Creole Mustard
3/4 T Creole Seasoning

 

Place all ingredients in food processor; cover. Process until smooth. Spoon into small bowl. Cover. Refrigerate at least 1 hour to blend flavors.

 

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