Crispy Fried Cucumbers

Crispy Fried Cucumbers Recipe

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Sue Monroe


Found the original recipe in my grandmother's "Household Searchlight Recipe Book" from 1936. It's still good with a few enhancements.


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1 Hr 10 Min
25 Min
Deep Fry


  • 4 medium
    cucumber, peeled
  • 1 1/2 c
    fine dry breadcrumbs
  • 3 large
  • ·
    herbs for seasoning
  • ·
    oil for deep frying
  • 2 Tbsp
    fresh parsley, finely chopped - optional

How to Make Crispy Fried Cucumbers


  1. Pare and slice cucumbers crosswise in center, then slice each piece lengthwise in thin slices. Soak in slightly salted cold water about 1 hour. Drain. Dry on folded towel.
  2. Heat oil in deep, heavy kettle or fryer to 365 F.
  3. Beat egg slightly with desired seasoning (do not add any salt here.) Roll cucumber slices in fine breadcrumbs. Dip in egg mixture. Roll in breadcrumbs. Fry in hot oil until well browned.
  4. Sprinkle with a little salt as they are removed from the fryer. Drain on absorbent paper. Garnish with parsley, if desired.

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About Crispy Fried Cucumbers

Course/Dish: Vegetable Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American

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