Simple Way to Make Appetizing Fried Zucchini

Fried Zucchini. Even the fried onion rings which didn't take the batter as well as the zucchini were yummy! I did double the breading recipe since I had more zucchini than the recipe called for and used half cornmeal, half italian seasoned bread crumbs with the normal, proportional amount of flour. Coat the zucchini in the panko mixture, patting to adhere and coat completely.

Fried Zucchini Coat each zucchini slice with egg, then press into cracker crumbs, coating both sides. Shake off excess and place the breaded zucchini onto a plate while breading the rest; do not stack. Working in batches so as not to crowd the pan, carefully lower zucchini into hot oil. You can cook Fried Zucchini using 7 ingredients and 9 steps. Here is how you cook it.

Ingredients of Fried Zucchini

  1. Prepare 1 cup of all purpose flour.
  2. Prepare 1 of egg.
  3. It’s 1 of medium zucchini.
  4. It’s 1 cup of seasoned panko of your choice (I used parmesan garlic seasoned).
  5. Prepare of salt (1 tbsp. for flour seasoning, a pinch for after frying).
  6. Prepare of pepper (1 tbsp. to season flour).
  7. You need of canola or vegetable oil for either pan or deep frying.

Coat a zucchini piece in the flour, dip in the egg and coat in the bread crumbs. You want a thin, even layer of each coating; shake off any excess. Put coated zucchini on baking sheet in a single layer, top with wax or parchment paper and repeat with remaining slices. This easy oven-fried zucchini is a delicious way to enjoy a bumper crop.

Fried Zucchini step by step

  1. Gather three small bowls, season flour with salt and pepper in first bowl..
  2. Scramble egg in next bowl..
  3. Add panko in third bowl..
  4. Cut ends off of zucchini, cut in half, cut the halves in half lengthwise, cut those into four strips..
  5. Dredge zucchini in the flour, give a quick shake and add to the egg..
  6. Take zucchini from egg and place in panko completely coating, place on plate or sheet tray and place in freezer while the oil heats..
  7. Heat oil in deep fryer or pan to 350 degrees (I deep fried)..
  8. Once heated, add zucchini to fryer, do not over fill, it will drop the temperature of the oil too much, fry for 2 minutes or until desired crispiness..
  9. Drain on paper towel covered plate or bowl, serve with ranch or dressing or sauce of your choice..

Zucchini is sliced into rounds, breaded in a Parmesan-breadcrumb coating, and "fried" in the oven for less of a stovetop mess and a lighter calorie load. Fried zucchini is ideal when eaten right away, but If you happen to have leftovers, the best way to reheat them is in the oven. Coat the zucchini in the panko mixture, patting to adhere and coat completely. I have loved this ever since I was a little girl. It takes a while to make but it's really easy and totally worth it.