Italian zucchini fritters

    Italian zucchini fritters


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    Tasty, old fashioned Italian zucchini fritters

    Serves: 25 

    • 6 eggs
    • 3 zucchinis, grated
    • 1 zucchini, chopped
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
    • 25g (t tablespoons) grated Parmesan cheese
    • A good handful of chopped fresh basil
    • 1½cups plain flour
    • 2 cups vegetable oil for frying (or as needed)

    Preparation:20min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:35min 

    1. Beat the eggs in a mixing bowl until smooth. Stir in the grated and chopped zucchini, then season with salt and pepper, and astir in the Parmesan cheese and basil. Add the flour a little at a time, stirring between additions until no dry lumps remain.
    2. Heat the oil in a large frypan till hot - 190 degrees C.
    3. Drop the batter into the hot oil by the spoonful a few at a time making sure not to overcrowd the oil. Cook until the fritters are golden brown on each side, about 4 minutes. Drain on a paper towels before serving.

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    I never follow recipes. I always use multiple to come up with my own creation. This recipe would have been great as is, however I added chunky gherkins, finely chopped capers and wholemeal flour, then served it with a sweet chilli sauce. - 17 Jan 2016

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