Albacore and Shrimp Beignets

Ingredients

  • 3 cups albacore tuna, hand chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups shrimp meat, hand chopped
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint
  • 1/4 teaspoon rushed fennel seeds
  • 1 1/3 cups milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 2/3 cups all purpose flour
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper

Instructions

  1. Mix the tuna, shrimp, mint, and crushed fennel seeds.
  2. Sift the dry ingredients in a separate bowl.
  3. Combine the milk and eggs in mixing bowl, and stir in the tuna and shrimp.
  4. Add the dry ingredients, and mix until combined.
  5. Drop by tablespoonfuls into 370 degree F hot oil. Cook until browned and done on the inside, about 5 to 6 minutes.

Notes

Adapted from the Oregon Albacore Commission.

Dana Point Fish Company is "hook up to plate up."