Quick Fried Zucchini With Toasted Garlic and Lime

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 15 mins

Shared with our local CSA by a member and posted in our newsletter. A great way to use up all that excess zuccini.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sweat the zuccini in a colander, toss it with the salt and let stand 1/2 hour over a plate to drain.
  2. Rince and dry on towels.
  3. Heat the oil and butter in a skillet, an a pan large enough to hold the zuccini in a single layer. Add the garlic and stir frequently until light brown, about 3 minutes. Do not burn. Scoop out and place ina small bowl to set aside. Raise the heat ot med-hi.
  4. Add zuccinin and fry stirring frequently for 8-10 minutes until browned and tender but still crunchy. Remove from heat. Add the lime and toasted garlic; toss thoroughly. Sprinkle with pepper, oregano and parsley, mix and adjust salt as needed. Serve immeadiatly in a warm dish.
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This recipe is delicious but it is straight out of Rick Bayless Authentic Mexican cookbook word for word. He should be the one getting credit for the recipe.

Barbara C. September 01, 2015