French-Fried Zucchini

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Recipe by Barb in WNY

This is a recipe I have kept in a file for years. Maybe now it will see the light of day.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 eggs, separated
  • 1 14 teaspoons salt
  • 2 tablespoons salad oil
  • 34 cup beer, at room temperature
  • 34 cup flour
  • 6 -8 medium zucchini


  1. Stir egg yolks, salt, salad oil and beer into flour and beat until smooth(or use a blender.
  2. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and let stand overnight or several hours.
  3. Trim edges from zucchini, slice lengthwise, then cut like french-fried potatoes.
  4. Place in a colander, sprinkle with salt and let stand 1/2 hour to remove some of the liquid.
  5. Drain, rinse and pat dry with paper towels.
  6. When ready to fry, beat egg whites until stiff but not dry, stir in batter, and fold in whites to incorporate.
  7. Dip zucchini in batter and fry a few at a time, in oil heated to 375°F in a deep fryer.
  8. Cook until golden brown (about 2 minutes) remove to paper towels to drain.
  9. Keep cooked zucchini warm in low oven until all sticks are cooked and ready to serve.

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