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Zucchini Fritters

These Zucchini Fritters take just 10 minutes to make and even less to eat. Perfect side dish or appetizer for any meal.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Servings: 10
Author: Darcey Olson


  • 2 cup Shredded Zucchini approx. 2 medium
  • 1 tsp Salt dividedhalf
  • 1/3 cup Self-rising Flour
  • 1 Large Egg Beaten
  • 1/4 cup Green Onions Sliced
  • 1/4 cup Yellow or White Onion finely diced
  • 1 tsp garlic Minced
  • 1/8 tsp Black Pepper
  • 1/4 cup Cooking Oil (Vegetable Coconut, Canola, etc.)


  • Shred the zucchini and place in a sieve over a large bowl. Sprinkle with 1/2 tsp. salt and let stand for 10 minutes.
  • After 10 minutes squeeze out as much liquid from the zucchini as possible.
  • In a new large bowl, add the flour and eggs and whisk.
  • Add the zucchini, green onions, onions, garlic and black pepper and gently fold to combine.
  • Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium high heat.
  • Scoop 1 Tablespoon of batter and place in hot oil. Press down gently to flatten. Repeat until the skillet is full, but the batter isn't touching.
  • Cook about 2-3 minutes per side, until the outside is golden brown.
  • Repeat the above 2 steps until all the fritters have been fried.
  • Add a small pinch of salt and sour cream to each cake and serve immediately.