Breaded Zucchini Strips Recipe


4 servings

2 medium zucchini (about 6-7 inches long)
3 tablespoons flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon white or black pepper
1 egg, slightly beaten
1/2 cup bread or cracker crumbs
1/2 cup Butter Flavor Crisco all-vegetable shortening or 1/2 Butter Flavor Crisco stick
1 tablespoon lemon juice (optional)

Wash zucchini; trim ends. Cut in half crosswise; then cut each half into eight lengthwise strips.
Combine flour, salt and pepper in plastic bag. Shake a few strips at a time in flour mixture, dip in beaten egg, then shake in crumbs.
Fry in hot Butter Flavor Crisco about 4 to 5 minutes, turning once, until golden brown. Sprinkle with lemon juice if desired.

Note: If electric skillet is used, set at 275ºF to 300ºF.

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