Easy Deep Fried Summer Squash

Elaine Bovender

By
@Elaine55

For as long as I can remember my family has loved fried summer squash. Over the years, I have either pan fried them or deep fried them, but I think the results are so much better when it's deep fried. They come out so crispy and delicious and this recipe is so easy to do. Hope you enjoy it.


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Serves:

4 to 6, depending on serving size

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

5 Min

Method:

Deep Fry

Ingredients

3 or 4 medium
yellow summer squash
1 1/2 c
milk
1 large
egg
3/4 c
flour (preferably self rising, but all purpose will work)
3/4 c
corn meal (preferably self rising, but plain will work)
oil for frying
salt and pepper to taste

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Wash the squash and slice off the ends and discard. Slice squash into thin slices, about 1/8" thick. Set aside.
2
In a small bowl, combine egg and milk, mixing thoroughly with fork. In another shallow bowl or plate, combine flour and corn meal.
3
Dip squash in milk mixture and then roll in flour mixture, coating both sides.
4
Drop into hot oil (375 degrees) into a deep fryer. Fry for approximately 3 to 4 minutes or until golden brown. Place on a wire rack to let the grease drain. Do not drain on paper towels or the squash will become soggy.
5
After a few minutes, transfer to a serving dish and salt and pepper to taste. Serve and enjoy!
6
Note: You may increase or decrease flour and meal as necessary.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Southern
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian