Zucchini fritters Recipe

Zucchini fritters


  • 2 medium zucchini
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • lemon zest from 1 lemon
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • fresh flat-leaf parsley, stems removed and leaves finely chopped
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour

How to make Zucchini fritters

  1. Coarsely grate zucchini
  2. Sprinkle with salt and mix
  3. Let rest for a few minutes and squeeze out excess water
  4. Add lemon zest, garlic, pepper and parsley and mix well
  5. Add beaten egg
  6. Add flour in parts and mix well
  7. Resulting mixture should be wet
  8. Heat medium saucepan, add oil
  9. Scoop 2tbsp of mixture into pan, flatten with back of spoon
  10. Fry till golden brown on both sides, about 4-6 minutes
  11. Serve with lemon, tatziki, or simple garlic-lemon-yoghurt dip

Lemon juice is an okay substitute for the zest, but try for zest - the flavour is really different. Can also add finely chopped spring onions.

  • MissJ9
    MissJ9 says

    I was wondering what to do with my garden's latest zucchini: I shall have these with my dinner! Thank you!

  • rickm1
    rickm1 says

    Cant wait to try this. I bought Zucchini the other day to make Zucchini fries, but I'm gonna try this first. Cheers!

  • yongfook
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  • skoch
    skoch says

    The lemon and garlic combined with the zucchini makes a killer combo!

  • len
    len says

    Wonderful recipe, the lemon zucchini combination took me by surprise. I just changed the parsley with taragon which I enjoy very much. Here it is the result: http://www.len.ro/photo/cooking/slides/dovleceii_minunati_4.html Merci beaucoup :)

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