While this recipe uses chopped blossoms, whole blossoms can also be dipped in batter and fried. These fritters can be served as an appetizer or as accompaniment to a main course such as a lean roast.
Equipment needed: Cutting board, French knife, mixing bowl, wire whisk, frying pan, spoon.
12 zucchini flowers
3/4 cup flour
1 teaspoon salt
Oil for shallow frying
1. Wash zucchini flowers and drain.
2. Remove green stem and chop flowers medium-fine.
3. Make batter with eggs, flour, and salt.
4. Add chopped flowers.
5. Heat oil.
6. Carefully drop small fritters in oil with tablespoon. Turn over when brown on one side.