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Zucchini fries

January 30, 2021
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Photo by Vanessa Gordon
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If you've got a mountain of zucchini from the garden you're not quite sure what to do with, or if you just love zucchini (and homemade fries), this recipe is for you.

Once you see how simple it is to make these zucchini fries, you'll make them time and time again. Enjoy! —Vanessa Gordon

  • Prep time 20 minutes
  • Cook time 10 minutes
  • Serves 2
  • 4-5 zucchini
  • 300 milliliters whole milk (or oat milk)
  • 2 cups plain flour
  • 1 liter vegetable oil (for frying)
  • 1 pinch sea salt flakes
  • 1-3 lemon wedges (for squeezing)
In This Recipe
  1. Prepare the zucchini by cutting into thin strips using a mandolin. You can do this by hand if you dont have a mandolin.
  2. Heat the vegetable oil in a saucepan.
  3. Dip the zucchini strips in flour, then in milk, before frying in batches for 2-3 minutes until golden. Frying in batches will ensure you don't overcrowd the pan, and will prevent soggy fries.
  4. Drain the fries on a few sheets of paper towel. Serve while hot, sprinkle generously with sea salt flakes and a squeeze of lemon juice.

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