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Chinese-Style Apple Fritter Slices

Such a simple recipe with an extraordinary flavor. A great way to start your childrens day before school because it actually takes less time to make these than pancakes!

Ingredients

For 3 Serving(s)

Recipe

  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon each nutmeg and cinnamon
  • 1/3 cup frozen apple juice concentrate, thawed
  • 1 egg white, beaten
  • 2 medium apples
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 recipe Chinese Duck Sauce, recipe below

Chinese-Style Apple Fritter Slices Directions

  1. In a medium bowl, whisk flour, nutmeg, cinnamon, apple juice concentrate and egg white until as smooth as possible; set aside.
  2. Peel each apple and slice into 1/2-inch thick slices horizontally. With a screw-on bottom cap, or you can use a paring knife, cut out each core center, discarding.
  3. Preheat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. When hot, dip each apple slice into batter, shaking off excess and carefully place in hot oil. Continue until skillet is full.
  4. Cook for bout 3 minutes, or until browned on the underside. Flip each slice over and continue cooking an additional 2-3 minutes, or until both sides of each apple fritter is browned.
  5. Remove to serving plates and serve with warmed Chinese Duck Sauce, or your favorite pancake topping.
  6. To prepare Chinese Duck sauce, simply place 1/2 cup apricot all fruit or preserves, 1/2 cup apple juice, 1/2 cup apple sauce and 1 teaspoon lemon juice in a saucepan and bring to a boil over medium heat, whisking or stirring often. When ready, remove from heat, stir in 3 tablespoons apple cider or white vinegar and serve while hot.
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