Plate of Golden Fried Zucchini Slices

Fried Zucchini Slices

Fried Zucchini Slices are crunchy and great for snacking. Vegan-friendly, we promise you won’t be able to stop at one.

Quick to prepare and cook, these Fried Zucchini Slices will be ready to eat within just 15 minutes.

Here’s a quick video showing you all the steps from start to finish. It’ll give you a simple breakdown of how to prepare and cook your Fried Zucchini Slices without fuss.

If you’re looking to increase your vegetable intake, this is a good way to get more vegetables into your system. Vegetables don’t have to be boring! They can be delicious with the right technique and seasonings to match.

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Fried Zucchini Slices

Course: Snacks


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  • 2 Zucchinis

  • 1/2 Cup of Plain Flour

  • 1/2 Cup of Soda Water

  • 1/2 Teaspoon of Salt

  • 1/2 Cup of Olive Oil


  • Slice the zucchini into thick pieces (around 1cm thick)
  • In a separate bowl, mix the flour, salt, and soda water removing any lumps with a fork. You should be left with a thick and smooth batter.
  • Using a fork, coat the zucchini lightly and evenly in the batter on both sides.
  • Add 2 tablespoons of olive oil to the frying pan and keep on medium heat.
  • Add the zucchini slice to the hot oil and cook for 5 minutes on each side until golden.
  • You can do this in batches but remember not to overcrowd the pan as too many can cause soggy zucchini slices.
  • Place a paper towel onto a plate and rest the fried zucchini on the paper towel to drain the excess oil.
  • With every batch, you cook add another 2 tablespoons before adding the zucchini.

Recipe Video

Commonly Asked Questions

How do I avoid soggy zucchini slices?

Firstly, when you cook these zucchini slice it’s important not to crown the frying pan. Give your zucchini slices room to breath and cook. This does mean you have to cook in smaller batches depending on the size of your frying pan.

If you plan on eating them the next day, wrap the zucchini slices in foil and place it in the oven to reheat for around 10 minutes. If you add them to the microwave, they’ll be hot but soggy and floppy without any crunch.

How many calories are in fried zucchini?

This recipe has 181 calories per serve and serves up to 4 people.

Should you salt Zucchini before frying it?

Salting Zucchini slices will cause the Zucchini to expel all the water it holds, which is a good thing, as that will help with not creating soggy Zucchini slices. In my recipe, you’re adding salt to the batter before you fry it. I have found this method to be the most successful when making crispy and crunchy Zucchini slices. If you have a better variation, please let me know in the comments below.

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