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Batter-fried Zucchini

CRISCO
12Ingredients
14Minutes
280Calories
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Ingredients

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  • 1 1/2 cups Pillsbury BEST All Purpose Flour
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon lemon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 pound zucchini squash (fresh, about 3 medium)
  • Crisco Butter Flavor All-Vegetable Shortening
  • Crisco Baking Sticks Butter Flavor All-Vegetable Shortening (for frying)
  • grated Parmesan cheese
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    Directions

    1. COMBINE 1 cup flour, cornstarch, baking powder, salt, lemon pepper, onion powder, milk and egg in medium bowl. Blend until smooth. Refrigerate at least 30 minutes.
    2. PLACE remaining 1/2 cup flour in plastic or paper bag. Cut zucchini into 1/4-inch diagonal slices. Rinse and pat dry. Shake slices in flour to coat.
    3. MELT shortening to a depth of 2 to 3 inches in a deep fryer or deep saucepan; heat to 375ºF. Dip floured zucchini in chilled batter. Let excess drip back into bowl.
    4. FRY a few at a time in hot oil 4 to 4 1/2 minutes, or until golden brown, turning several times. Drain on paper towels. Serve immediately or keep warm in 175ºF oven. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese before serving.
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    NutritionView More

    280Calories
    Sodium20% DV490mg
    Fat7% DV4.5g
    Protein24% DV12g
    Carbs16% DV47g
    Fiber12% DV3g
    Calories280Calories from Fat35
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat4.5g7%
    Saturated Fat2g10%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol60mg20%
    Sodium490mg20%
    Potassium510mg15%
    Protein12g24%
    Calories from Fat35
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate47g16%
    Dietary Fiber3g12%
    Sugars7g14%
    Vitamin A6%
    Vitamin C35%
    Calcium20%
    Iron15%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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