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Beer-Battered Zucchini Fries

A tasty and crunchy vegetable side dish

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep 20 minutes
Cook 30 minutes
Resting time 1 hour
Total 50 minutes
Servings 4 to 6 servings
Calories 330 kcal
Author Michelle

Ingredients

  • 2 to 3 medium zucchini cut into ½-inch-thick fries
  • cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1 cup beer
  • 2 quarts vegetable oil for frying
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Directions

  1. Whisk together the flour, salt and pepper in a large bowl. In a separate small bowl, whisk together the egg yolks and vegetable oil. Drizzle the egg and oil mixture over the flour and mix together with a fork to create a shaggy dough. Slowly pour in the beer while constantly whisking, until a smooth batter forms. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 1 hour (up to 4 hours) before frying.
  2. Heat the oil in a large Dutch oven until it reaches 375 degrees F. Working with one batch of zucchini fries at a time, drop them into the batter, making sure each one is coated. Using tongs, gently add them to the oil and fry until golden brown, about 4 to 5 minutes. Remove from the oil with a slotted spoon and drain on a paper towel-lined pan. Allow the oil to come back up to temperature, and then repeat until all of the zucchini has been fried. Serve with ranch dressing or a spicy mayonnaise.

Recipe Notes

Nutritional values are based on one serving

Nutrition Facts
Beer-Battered Zucchini Fries
Amount Per Serving
Calories 330 Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13g 20%
Saturated Fat 9g 45%
Cholesterol 97mg 32%
Sodium 596mg 25%
Potassium 331mg 9%
Total Carbohydrates 41g 14%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 2g
Protein 7g 14%
Vitamin A 6.5%
Vitamin C 21.3%
Calcium 3.4%
Iron 15.5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.