Fried Summer Squash

Fried Summer Squash

  • Prep:
  • Cook Time: 3 min
  • Total: 3 min
  • Serving: Makes 4 to 6 servings

fried summer squashMove over fried green tomatoes, fried summer squash is here! Try this easy and economical fried summer squash recipe for your next picnic.


  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • Freshly ground pepper
  • 1 cup low fat milk
  • 1 egg
  • 3 medium yellow squash, sliced into 1/4-inch thick rounds


  1. Heat oil in a large skillet until very hot; do not allow oil to smoke.
  2. Meanwhile, combine cornmeal with salt and pepper into one bowl.
  3. Then whisk milk with egg into a separate bowl.
  4. Dip squash in milk, then dip in flour mixture, then place in oil.
  5. Cook squash 2 to 3 minutes per side, or until golden and fork tender. Remove squash slices and let them drain on paper towels.
  6. Repeat this process until all squash are cooked. Do not overcrowd skillet while cooking squash.


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