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Zucchini Fritti 1

Zucchini Fritti

  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 20 mins
  • Cook Time: 1 min
  • Total Time: 21 mins
  • Category: Main Course
  • Cuisine: Italian


Zucchini Fritti or Courgette fritti is an Italian dish of matchstick sliced courgettes lightly battered and deep fried




  • 6 pcs fresh courgettes, thin shoestring slices
  • oil for frying
  • grated Parmesan cheese


  • 1 cup of flour
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch
  • 1½ cup ice cold water
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp salt


  1. In a big mixing bowl add ice cubes and place a smaller bowl on top.
  2. Mix all batter ingredients lightly on the smaller bowl, just enough to make the flour moist, do not over mix.
  3. Heat oil to 180C in a deep fryer.
  4. Now dip 1 slice of courgettes at a time in the cold batter, then place it gently into the fryer. Cooking a small batch at a time. Cook for around 30 seconds minute or until it is light brown in colour.
  5. Scoop out everything in the fryer, place in a towel lined plate.
  6. Place in a serving plate, top it with grated Parmesan cheese then serve.