Definition of paua fritter in English:

paua fritter

noun

NZ
  • Minced abalone flesh coated in batter and deep-fried.

    ‘lunch was a plate of his famous paua fritters’
    • ‘The abalone enjoys some protection, so that the New Zealand liking for paua fritters and chips will not lead to the exhaustion of stocks.’
    • ‘Many fried-fish shops had paua fritters available.’
    • ‘This is dried fish and here are paua fritters.’
    • ‘Some of the tempting treats on offer include oyster bloody marys, king prawn kebabs, paua fritters, scallop and prawn wontons.’
    • ‘She decides between mouthfuls of greasy paua fritters (she is too distracted to whip up samosas).’
    • ‘The days of paua fritters for a dollar at the local chippie are only a memory.’
    • ‘Look out too for paua fritters, a battered slab of minced abalone that's something of an acquired taste.’
    • ‘Those who were there will remember the experience of eating the Kiwi delicacies Mutton-Bird and Paua fritters.’
    • ‘We ate using the back of the ambulance as a kitchen — paua fritters, sausages,new potatoes, Californian onions.’
    • ‘Morning tea was served to the group - paua fritters and other delicacies.’