Zucchini Fries


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Zucchini Fries ~Make a delicious snack, appetizer, or side dish to any meal.  They are a great way to sneak vegetables onto the kids dinner plate! Click see more for recipe details and more photos

Zucchini Fries 


1 baby size zucchini, cut into 1/2 inch x 3 1/2 inch pieces

1 1/2 cup flour

1 teaspoon Kosher salt

1 teaspoon freshly ground pepper

3 cups Sicilian Breadcrumbs (recipe featured in “Gifts Of Gold In A Sicilian Kitchen With Sista Felicia; Harvest” on page 201)

2 large eggs

1/4 cup milk

4 cups La Spagnola Oil

1 tablespoon freshly grated parmesan cheese


1  sift together flour salt and pepper; mound on clean work surface

2  mound Sicilian Breadcrumbs on clean black surface

3  dip each zucchini strip in seasoned flour; cover all sides; reserve

4  whisk together eggs and milk; reserve egg bath

5  dip each floured zucchini strip into egg bath coat all sides; immediately place on mound of Sicilian style breadcrumbs; using clean hands, cover and coat zucchini strip with bread crumbs; reserve

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6 heat oil and large frying pan; add 8 -10 zucchini to hot oil; fry 3 minutes; turn pieces; fry 2-3 minutes until golden brown on all sides

7 using kitchen tongs remove from hot oil; cool on wire rack lined cookie sheet; sprinkle with Parmesan cheese; serve immediately

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Note~ I often serve Zucchini Fries with dipping sauce of warmed Sunday Sauce!

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