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Zucchini Fritti 1

Zucchini Fritti

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  • 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.
  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.