Zucchini Fritters

Zucchini Fritters


  • 1 ½ pounds zucchini, grated
  • ¾ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour
  • ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • kosher salt and ground black pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil


  1. Toss zucchini and salt together in a large colander and place in sink to drain for 10 minutes

  2. Transfer zucchini to the center of a piece of cheesecloth; wrap cheesecloth around zucchini and squeeze to drain as much moisture as possible.

  3. Mix flour, Parmesan cheese, egg, and garlic together in a large bowl. Stir in zucchini, then season with kosher salt and pepper.
  4. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.

  5. Working in batches, scoop tablespoonfuls of zucchini mixture into the hot skillet and fry until golden brown, about 2 minutes per side.

  6. Serve hot and enjoy.

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