Fried Zucchini Flowers Recipe

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Fried Zucchini Flowers

Lisa Cancilla

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@lbrbt3

These are very easy and simple to make and are delicious too! For those of you who don't grow your own zucchini, the grocery store usually sells the flowers.


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Ingredients

zucchini flowers
flour
3
eggs, beaten
seasoned bread crumbs
salt and pepper
any kind of italian grated cheese
water
3 large bowls or deep dishes

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Wash out the zucchini flowers. Cut off the stems and/or remove from the zucchini. You just want the flower. Slice the flower in half and remove the stamen. Set them to the side on a paper towel.
2
Take one of the large bowls and add some flour. Also add some salt and pepper and mix it in.
3
In the second large bowl add the eggs and some water to thin it out a bit. Add some salt and pepper and mix.
4
In the third bowl add your bread crumbs. Add some of the grated cheese and mix it in well.
5
Take each of your flower pieces and put it first in the flour, then the eggs and then the breadcrumbs. Set aside on a dish. Repeat this for the remaining flowers.
6
Fry all the flowers until golden brown and salt them as soon as they come out of the fryer. These can be eaten plain or dipped in marinara sauce.
7
***NOTE*** You can also batter dip these and fry if you like. Add some grated cheese to your favorite batter mix and fry.

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