Zucchini Fritters (Kolokithopitta)

Recipe by HokiesMom
READY IN: 2hrs
SERVES: 4
YIELD: 12 pieces
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    lb zucchini (1/2 kg)
  • 1
    medium onion, grated
  • 1 14
    cups feta cheese, crumbled (150 g)
  • 4
    tablespoons breadcrumbs (4.16 tbs UK)
  • 1
    tablespoon chopped parsley
  • 1
    tablespoon chopped of fresh mint
  • 3
    medium size eggs
  • 78
    cup sunflower oil (200 ml)
  • salt and pepper
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DIRECTIONS

  • Grate the zucchini and put it in a colander. Sprinkle salt on top and leave it to drain for 1 hour.
  • Beat the eggs lightly and place in a mixing bowl then add the rest of the ingredients (except zucchini).
  • Drain the zucchini well between the palms of your hands and add to the mixture; mix lightly.
  • Put the oil in a frying pan and heat well.
  • To make each fritter use a tablespoon to take a scoop from the mixture and with the aid of another spoon push it into the frying pan.
  • Fry the fritters for a few minutes until they are nicely browned. Drain on towels on a plate.
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