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Fried Zucchini

Russ Myers


Fresh zucchini is sliced, dredged in seasoned flour, then fried to a crisp golden brown.
This is one of those "I bet you can't eat just one" recipes.

★★★★★ 1 vote
4 / 6
15 Min
5 Min
Stove Top


1 medium
zucchini, sliced into 1/4 inch rounds
1 c
all purpose flour
1 pinch
salt and pepper, to taste
1 tsp
crushed red pepper flakes
1 pinch
onion powder, optional
1 pinch
garlic powder, optional
1 dash(es)
paprika, optional
1 large
2 Tbsp
olive oil, for frying


1In a medium size mixing bowl, mix together flour, salt and pepper, red pepper flakes, and any of the optional seasonings.
Set aside
2In another medium size mixing bowl, mix together egg and milk. Mix well.
3Heat oil in skillet over medium heat.

Dip zucchini slices into egg wash; using slight pressure, coat with flour mixture, tapping to remove excess.
4Add zucchini to hot oil, taking care not to crowd the pan.
Fry 3 to 4 minutes per side, depending on the size of the slices.

Note: After frying two batches: drain skillet of accumulated food products and oil. Add fresh oil.
5Drain fried slices on paper towels.

Sprinkle with some additional salt and enjoy.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Heirloom