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Fried zucchini

Time 30 minutes
Yields Serves 4 to 6 (makes about 36 rounds)
Fried zucchini
(Los Angeles Times)
1

Pour the oil to a depth of 3 inches into a deep, heavy skillet and heat to 365 degrees.

2

Combine three-fourths cup flour, the egg, milk, one-fourth cup oil, the salt and pepper into a bowl and whisk until lump-free. Add the club soda and mix the batter well.

3

Place the remaining one-half cup flour on a plate. Dredge the zucchini slices lightly in the flour, dusting off excess, and then in the batter (letting the excess drip off).

4

Fry until crisp and golden brown on both sides, turning once, about 1 1/2 minutes. Drain on paper towels and serve hot with lime or lemon to squeeze over.


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