The season of zucchini has arrived! I have made zucchini no less than 4 times already in either a baked, broiled or fried form.
We are gonna eat zucchini till we turn green.
I was looking for something different to make and this fit the bill.
First I got my slave labor daughter shredding. This year she is determined not to shred a finger on the grater.
Life skills in their finest form.
Then those adorable little hands helped Mommy take a nice clean tea towel to the shredded zucchini and squished as much moisture as possible out.
Ingredients in Fried Zucchini Cakes
- 2 cups of shredded zucchini
- 2 eggs
- 1/2 cup of flour
- 1/2 cup of shredded Parmesan cheese
- 1/2 cup of shredded cheddar cheese
- 1 clove of garlic, minced
- 2 tbs minced green onion
- tbs minced white onion
- bread crumbs (optional)
This is purty simple here folks, mix everything but the flour together.
Get a well oiled griddle ready for some frying!
Hey, just because it’s zucchini doesn’t mean its completely healthy!
Mix in the flour.
When the griddle is a nice medium temperature, make some “pancakes” that are fairly thin, you want to cook them through. I am talking about a 1/4 of an inch thickness.
The batter is too soggy to really make patties and to dip them in breadcrumbs, so you can sprinkle the crumbs on top when you have them on the griddle. Gives it that little extra crunch.
Flip them when they look like this.
And keep on cooking them until you have a plateful for supper.
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Fried Zucchini Cakes
These Fried Zucchini Cakes are fast, simple and a delicious way to use up your summer garden zucchini!
- Prep Time
- 5 minutes
- Cook Time
- 10 minutes
- Total Time
- 15 minutes
- Karlynn Johnston
- 2 cups shredded zucchini bread crumbs optional
- 2 eggs
- 1/2 cup flour
- 1/2 cup shredded parmesan cheese
- 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
- 1 clove garlic, minced
- 2 tbsp minced green onion
- 2 tbsp minced white onion
Mix everything but the flour together.
Get a well oiled griddle ready for some frying, heat over medium-high heat.
Mix in the flour.
When the griddle is a nice medium-high temperature, make some pancakes that are fairly thin, you want to cook them through. Make them about 1/4 of an inch thickness.
The batter is too soggy to really make patties to dip in breadcrumbs, so you can sprinkle the crumbs on top when you have them on the griddle. Gives it that little extra crunch.
Cook them until they are a dark golden brown then flip them, cooking the other side until golden brown as well.
All calories and info are based on a third party calculator and are only an estimate. Actual nutritional info will vary with brands used, your measuring methods, portion sizes and more.