Recipe: Perfect Fried Zucchini Bites

Fried Zucchini Bites. Tips for making fried zucchini bites: You can double coat each bite if you are after a thick crispy breadcrumb layer. For this you will need extra breadcrumbs and egg. Note that there is no need to double coat in flour anymore.

Fried Zucchini Bites It's super easy to make, with just few ingredients and results in super delicious crispy baked zucchini bites. So these zucchini bites happened just like that. The only time consuming part is baking the bites and waiting for these to turn crispy. You can cook Fried Zucchini Bites using 6 ingredients and 4 steps. Here is how you cook that.

Ingredients of Fried Zucchini Bites

  1. Prepare 2 of Zucchini, skinned & cut into even thickness disks.
  2. You need 1 cup of flour.
  3. It’s 3 of eggs, beaten.
  4. It’s of Turmeric.
  5. You need of Panko bread crumbs.
  6. It’s of Coconut oil.

These fried zucchini pizza bites or "pizzette" which mean little pizzas in Italian are really simple to make. I used round zucchini for this recipe which I love, they have a meatier texture than normal zucchini and don't seem to retain as much water. Much healthier than fried zucchini, these crispy little bites make a yummy snack or side dish! Much healthier than fried zucchini, these crispy little bites make a yummy snack or side dish!

Fried Zucchini Bites instructions

  1. Set three bowls: one with flour, one with beaten eggs, and one with Panko. Generously mix Turmeric in flour. Heat coconut oil on skillet until melted..
  2. Dunk zucchini first in flour, then eggs, then Panko..
  3. Fry on each side until just browned. Transfer to oven sheet and bake for 10 minutes..
  4. Dunk zucchini.

And they are just as delicious, if not more so, than their less healthy counterpart. Since they are baked at a high temperature, the edges crispify a bit while the insides stay tender and cheesy. 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. Using a slotted spoon, transfer the fried zucchini to paper towels and drain.