Some ways to cook conch meat include frying it, boiling it or baking it in an oven. A few recipes are Contessa Conch in Brown Butter Sauce, Conch Salad and Conch Fritters. Before cooking, either buy cleaned conch meat or clean it by hand, a process that involves cutting off the eye projections, cutting out the esophagus and intestines, removing the skin and scrubbing the meat with vinegar.Continue Reading
To make Contessa Conch in Brown Butter Sauce, boil 5 cleaned conch steaks for two hours, pour out the water, and add more boiling water. Boil the conch meat for three more hours, and repeat this process once more for a total of eight to nine hours of cooking. Cut the meat into chunks.
Melt 1 stick of butter in a pot at medium heat until it begins to foam, and then continue to brown it for three more minutes. Pour the butter into a container for later. In the pot, cook 1 sliced onion, 1 chopped tomato, 6 minced garlic cloves, 1 chopped seasoning pepper and 2 stalks of cilantro in enough olive oil to cover the bottom of the pot, and season the mixture with 1/2 teaspoon of thyme, 1/2 teaspoon of smoked paprika, 1/4 teaspoon of curry powder and salt and pepper to taste. After the onions turn tender, add the conch meat, the brown butter and 2 cups of conch water. Cook the dish on low heat until the sauce reduces, and serve it over rice.Learn more about Seafood