Fried Zucchini Batter

READY IN: 10mins
Recipe by CindiJ

Recipe from box of Argo Cornstarch in the early 80's. This batter is light and tasty. Posting recipe as request from one of my sons. This batter is great for zucchini, but can be used on any thing you would like to fry up! Many reviews complain of the lack of seasoning. I have taken the garlic powder up to 1 tsp. and it helps, a dash of hot sauce works well too. If you must, sprinkle lightly with additional salt immediately after removing from the frying oil. Another tip - I prefer the thinner batter for a lighter and crunchier coating on the veggies (the thicker batter just seems to be too doughy for our tastes).

Top Review by dollface916

I give it a 5 with some changes. I read there was too much water in the recipe...not the case. Like a good cook add all dry ingredients first then add the (pre-beaten) egg and water. I used 2 tsp. of salt. 1 tsp. of garlic powder. 1 tsp. of onion powder and 1/4 tsp. of paprika. It turned out tasting like a beautiful Fair Zucchini! Seasoning is important. Please add dry ingredients first and then judge how much water to use. I actually used a smidge more water than required. Great recipe with more spices!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In medium mixing bowl mix all the above until smooth. Dip sliced zucchini in batter and fry in 1/3 inch hot oil till golden brown.
  2. This recipe usually will cover 12-15" long zucchini cut in 1/3" slices.

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