Flash-fried courgettes

Flash-fried courgettes

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Serves 4
A dusting of flour and a sprinkling of rosemary are the secrets of this crisp and fragrant side dish

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving (for the fish only)

  • kcal179
  • fat13g
  • saturates2g
  • carbs12g
  • sugars0g
  • fibre2g
  • protein4g
  • salt0.25g
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  • 600g courgette



    The courgette is a variety of cucurtbit, which means it's from the same family as cucumber,…

  • 3-4 tbsp plain flour
  • splash olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

  • sprig fresh rosemary



    Rosemary's intense, fragrant aroma has traditionally been paired with lamb, chicken and game…


  1. Slice the courgettes in a food processor, using the fine disc, and pat dry on a clean tea towel. Toss the slices in a plastic bag with the flour, well seasoned. Heat the olive oil in a large frying pan with the rosemary, discarding the herb when the oli is hot, and add 1⁄4 of the courgettes. Fry the courgettes in batches on medium high heat for 2-3 minutes until light golden. Drain on kitchen paper, serve hot.

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Comments (5)

emmincanrip73's picture

A favourite vegetable course of mine. Once you've fried severable batches and drained them on kitchen paper, sprinkle them with a white wine vinegar and finely chopped mint, then leave to chill. They're delicious as part of a summer antipasto

caroline_simpson's picture

Tried the recipe and found it a quick way to have cougettes and added taste to what can be a plain flavour

bored_girl's picture

Very nice, even nicer served with some crushed garlic flavoured yoghurt "sauce"

mairead61's picture

tried this tonight really tasty and crisp. we have a lot of courgettes since we have a veg garden. I did add some some garlic to the olive oil/rosemary.

kavarna's picture

very nice with sliced garlic added

Questions (1)

Lin01's picture

Why, under the nutrition per serving does it state 'for the fish only' when there is no fish in this recipe?

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