French-Fried Zucchini

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READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

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
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DIRECTIONS

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