Fried Zucchini Straws

Photo: Hector Sanchez; Stylist: Buffy Hargett

If you're looking for something different to do with your garden surplus of zucchini, one bite of these Fried Zucchini Straws and you'll be hooked.

Yield: Makes 6 servings
Recipe from Southern Living

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Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt, divided
  • 4 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 4 cups panko (Japanese breadcrumbs)
  • 4 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 medium zucchini (about 1 lb.), cut into 1/4-inch-thick strips
  • Canola oil
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Preparation

  1. 1. Combine 2 cups flour, next 2 ingredients, and 1 tsp. salt in a shallow dish. Whisk together eggs and 3 Tbsp. water in another dish.
  2. 2. Process breadcrumbs in a food processor 10 to 15 seconds or until finely ground. Combine breadcrumbs, 4 Tbsp. flour, oregano, pepper, and remaining 2 tsp. salt in a third shallow dish.
  3. 3. Dredge zucchini, in batches, in flour mixture; dip in egg mixture, and dredge in breadcrumb mixture.
  4. 4. Pour oil to depth of 2 inches into a Dutch oven; heat over medium heat to 325°. Fry zucchini, in batches, 1 to 2 minutes or until golden. Drain on a wire rack over paper towels. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.
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