Fried Zucchini

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 15 min
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook: 10 min
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1/2 cup flour

1/2 cup cornstarch

1/2 teaspoon kosher salt

1 cup water

1 egg

2 cups breadcrumbs

1/2 cup grated pecorino

2 large zucchini sliced 14 inch thick

salt and pepper

mayonnaise mixed with chopped parsley and lemon juice


  1. Whisk 1/2 cup each flour and cornstarch, 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt, 1 cup water and 1 egg in a bowl. Combine 2 cups breadcrumbs and 1/2 cup grated pecorino in another bowl. Slice 2 large zucchini 1/4 inch thick; dip in the batter, then dredge in the breadcrumb mixture. Fry in 1/2 inch of 350 degrees Fvegetable oil until golden, 3 minutes per side. Drain on paper towels and season with salt and pepper. Serve with mayonnaise mixed with chopped parsley and lemon juice.