Friday, August 13, 2010

Zucchini Fries

Zucchini - Healthy. Zucchini fries - not so much. But they are oh so good. I like to dip mine in ranch, while Chad prefers a tempura sauce. Either way, zuchinni fries are a great way to totally ruin the healthy.


2 large zuchinnis
1/2 flour
1/2 panko, slightly crushed
2 eggs beaten
oil for frying


Slice the zuchinni in half lengthwise. Use a spoon to scoop out the seeds. Cut the zuchinni in half again but the other direction. Then slice into strips resembeling fries.  Place the strips in a bowl with 1/4 of the flour and salt and pepper to taste. Toss to completly coat. Shake off excess flour and transfer to the bowl with eggs. Toss again to coat. Add the zuchinni into a bowl with the remaining flour and the panko. Place the fries on a cooling rack and let sit for 15 minutes while the oil heats up. Once the oil reaches 350 degrees, fry the zuchinni until golden brown. Remove from oil and immeditaly sprinkle with salt. Serve hot.