Fried Zucchini in Polenta

Fried Zucchini in Polenta


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Fried zucchini is given an extra crunch with this simple-to-prepare polenta coating. A perfect side dish for meat eaters and vegans alike.


Serves: 4 

  • 2 zucchini, quartered and sliced
  • 1 onion, sliced into rings
  • 1/2 cup (60g) plain flour
  • 1/2 cup (60g) polenta
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 cup vegetable oil for frying

Preparation:30min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:50min 

  1. Place zucchini and onions in a medium bowl and mix together.
  2. In a small bowl mix flour, polenta, salt, pepper and garlic powder.
  3. Pour dry mixture over zucchini/onion mixture, cover bowl and shake well. Let mixture sit for about 30 minutes; a batter will form on the vegetables.
  4. In a medium frypan heat oil over medium heat. When oil is hot add breaded vegetables and fry, turning them to brown evenly on all sides.

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This is a really tasty recipe. Very quick to prepare and great flavours! Had to add a small splash of water to get the polenta to crust up properly, but that was just my zucchini's I think. - 05 Jun 2012

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