Easy Zucchini Fritters – Easy, Light, Crispy!

You should try this Easy Zucchini Fritters recipe if you’ve got some extra squash around.  (Even if you don’t have any extra around, you can usually find it at the grocery store without any problem.)

Easy Zucchini Fritters

Zucchini Squash is a staple in many Southern gardens.  It’s usually pretty easy to grow and rather prolific.  That means that there is usually some extra around.

These are light and crispy and incredibly easy to make.   If the plain version doesn’t suit your fancy, try adding about 1/2 teaspoon of curry powder to give them a kick.  I love them both ways!

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Easy Zucchini Fritters Recipe
Prep Time
30 mins
Cook Time
5 mins
Total Time
35 mins
 

This Easy Zucchini Fritters Recipe makes delicious fritters and is really handy during zucchini season. 

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Easy Zuchinni Fritters Recipe
Servings: 6
Calories: 190 kcal
Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 pounds zucchini grated
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 large egg beaten
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • kosher salt and ground black pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
Instructions
  1. Toss zucchini and salt together in a large colander and place in sink to drain for 10 minutes.
  2. Put zucchini in the middle of a piece of cheesecloth; wrap cheesecloth around zucchini and squeeze to drain as much moisture from zucchini as possible.
  3. Mix flour, Parmesan cheese, egg, garlic, kosher salt, and pepper together in a large bowl.
  4. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  5. Scoop batter by the tablespoon into the hot skillet and fry until golden brown, about 2 minutes per side.

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