Sherby's Southern Fried Squash Patties

Recipe by Sherrybeth

I think my whole family has been using this same recipe for at least 20 years!

Top Review by Morningfeather

Thank you! We used both yellow and zucchini for this and it was awesome. So very glad to have found this recipe... my honey bunch said it tasted a bit like egg fu young to him. I know it was simply delicious. Thanks again!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 cups yellow squash, uncooked and grated
  • 2 teaspoons onions, grated
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 12 teaspoon salt
  • 14 teaspoon pepper
  • 6 tablespoons flour
  • 1 egg
  • 4 tablespoons butter


  1. Combine the grated squash and onion and mix well.
  2. Add sugar, salt, pepper, blending completely.
  3. Allow this mixture to sit for 30 minutes, then drain it well.
  4. Add the flour and egg and stir well.
  5. Melt the butter in a frying pan.
  6. Drop the squash mixture by spoonfuls into the butter and fry until golden brown.

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