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Fried Zucchini

If you’ve got an overabundance of zucchini taking over your garden or you simply have a craving for fried food, these fried zucchini sticks will be a tasty hit. Serve them as a vegan side dish or indulgent vegan snack.
If you’ve got an overabundance of zucchini taking over your garden or you simply have a craving for fried food, these fried zucchini sticks will be a tasty hit. Serve them as a vegan side dish or indulgent vegan snack.

Fried Zucchini

Serves 4

Ingredients:

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  • Canola oil
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  • 1 cup all purpose flour
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  • 3/4 cup soymilk
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  • 1 cup medium ground cornmeal
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  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
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  • 1 teaspoon salt
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  • 1 tablespoon minced chives
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  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne
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  • 2 medium zucchini, halved, cut lengthwise into 1/4-inch slices

Directions:

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  1. Pour oil 1 to 2 inches high into a large high-sided skillet over medium heat (350 to 375 degrees F).
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  3. While oil is heating, place flour in 1 bowl, soymilk in another, and cornmeal in a third bowl.
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  5. Evenly divide sugar and salt among the bowls. Add cayenne and chives to cornmeal, stirring to combine.
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  7. Dip zucchini slices into flour, shaking off excess, then into soymilk, and then coat with cornmeal.
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  9. Lay zucchini in skillet and cook 2 minutes per side or until the coating is golden brown and crunchy.
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  11. Transfer zucchini to a plate lined with paper towels to drain. Serve warm.

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