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Fried Zucchini Strings

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Why wait for the county fair when you can make these low carb treats at home?

Ingredients

  • 1 whole Zucchini
  • 4 cups Canola Oil For Deep Frying
  • Sea Salt

Preparation

Using a julienne peeler, cut the zucchini into very thin pasta-like strips. Discard the center core with the seeds. Blot with paper towel to remove as much moisture as possible. Heat 3 inches of oil in a deep fryer to 375. Add the zucchini strands without over filling the pan. Turn when the zucchini strands are golden brown. Brown the other side; remove and drain on paper towel. Sprinkle with sea salt and serve at once.

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valerama on 8.27.2010

Very similar to the fried daikon radish I made a few days ago (also a low carb alternative to fries). I’ll have to try it with zucchini — even though my veggie garden had a melon meltdown (got some sort of melon virus); I only got ONE zucchini out of 5 plants.

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lanoa on 6.27.2010

Everyone in the family LOVED these! They shrink a lot so we got more of a taste of the strings. I can’t wait until the zucchini in our garden grows so we can make some more!

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cfroggie on 9.25.2009

These are sooo yummy addictive. I made a few batches that were too oily and it was because the oil wasn’t hot enough and I soaked it too long. I think the trick is getting it so hot they crisp on contact practically.

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Sandy on 9.9.2009

This is one way I can get my entire family to eat zucchini! We love these here at our house! YUM!

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quickdinners on 8.18.2009

I made them and loved them! They were so fine and dainty, and SWEET. It really brings out the sweetness of the zucchini. Very much like onion straws.

Thanks Renee – great for me (low carb) and my hubby (non-low carb)!

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Becki D on 8.26.2010

I made these for dinner tonight – big hit!
Everybody loved them…too bad I didn’t make nearly enough!

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lanoa on 6.27.2010

YUMMY

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Ree | The Pioneer Woman on 6.15.2010

These are totally delightful—love them!

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