Pineapple Fritters Fixin's
2 cups fresh pineapple, cut in chunks
1/2 habanero chile pepper or 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and finely minced
5 chives, finely minced
1 onion, minced
2 cloves garlic, mashed & minced
8 green onions, minced
1/2 teaspoon turmeric
1 1/4 cups flour
1/2 cup milk, or more
1/2 cup vegetable oil, for frying
2 eggs, beaten
salt and pepper
Mix first seven ingredients; set aside.
Combine flour, milk, eggs, and salt and pepper together and beat well with an electric mixer. Cover and refrigerate for about 4 hours. After 4 hours, combine fruit with batter.
Heat the vegetable oil in a deep skillet.
Drop batter in by spoonfuls and fry for about 5 minutes, or until they are golden brown. Remove fritters and drain on paper towels. Serve cold, garnished with pineapple chunks or rings, if desired.