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Deep Fried Courgettes   Veg  HT  ACC       40mins

Serves 4   Hot  Vegetarian  Vegetables    Accompaniment  Eggless   



450g/1lb small Courgettes  (Zucchini) 

1/2 Onion, chopped

1 Bay Leaf

1/4 teasp Ground Nutmeg

300ml/10 fl.oz. Milk

Seasoned Flour

Oil for deep frying


1. Trim and thinly peel the courgettes cut into strips about 5cm /2 inches long and place in a bowl with the chopped onion, bay leaf, ground nutmeg and black pepper. Pour over the milk and leave to soak for 30 minutes.

2. Drain the strips, dry well on kitchen paper and roll in seasoned flour.

3. Heat the oil in a deep-fat fryer to 180C, 1350F. A bread cube will turn brown in 60 seconds at this temperature. Deep-fry the courgettes in the hot oil for 2 minutes until golden. Drain on kitchen paper and serve immediately.


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Key techniques required to make this recipe


Chop to To cut into pieces of approximately the same size.

Slice to -  To cut food, such as bread, meat, fish or vegetables, into flat pieces of varying thickness.

Freeze/Make ahead


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