Crispy Fried Cucumbers

Crispy Fried Cucumbers Recipe

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Sue Monroe

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@Susiem52

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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Serves:
4
Prep:
1 Hr 10 Min
Cook:
25 Min
Method:
Deep Fry

Ingredients

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

How to Make Crispy Fried Cucumbers

Step-by-Step

  • 1Pare 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.
  • 2Heat oil in deep, heavy kettle or fryer to 365 F.
  • 3Beat 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.
  • 4Sprinkle 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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