Tasty and crispy zucchini fritters

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These tasty zucchini fritters will easily become your new go-to dish! Source: Getty.

There’s nothing better than a delicious crispy fritter, but they can often be fairly unhealthy – making it difficult to enjoy them as often as we’d like! But this zucchini option gives the recipe a fresher twist, combining the classic veggie with the mouthwatering taste of a fritter. With a super straightforward recipe filled with affordable ingredients, you won’t have to worry about going over the budget with this one.

It’s perfect for a healthy and filling breakfast or for a light lunch to satisfy any hunger cravings throughout the day. There’s no wrong time to enjoy these tasty fritters and no wrong way to make them! Enjoy!

Ingredients

  • 3 (about 400g) medium zucchini, coarsely grate
  • 75g (1/2 cup) self-raising flour
  • 40g (1/2 cup) parmesan, finely grated, plus extra to serve
  • 3 shallots, ends trimmed, thinly sliced
  • 1 egg, whisked
  • 1/4 cup fresh continental parsley, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano leaves
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

Method

  1. Place grated zucchini in colander. Use hands to squeeze out as much excess moisture as possible. Transfer to bowl. Stir in self-raising flour, parmesan, shallots, egg, parsley, oregano, salt and nutmeg.
  2. Heat 1 teaspoon olive oil in non-stick frying pan over medium-high heat. Spoon three generous, fritter-sized portions of zucchini mixture into pan. Cook for 1 1/2 minutes each side or until golden and completely cooked through. Transfer to plate. Repeat with remaining olive oil and remaining zucchini mixture until all used up. Let cool slightly before serving.

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