Ranch Fried Zucchini

Blogger Brooke McLay from Cheeky Kitchen dips zucchini in a ranch-style batter that fries up crispy and splendidly tasty.

  • Prep Time 50 min
  • Total Time 50 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

1 1/2
cups Original Bisquick™ mix
1
teaspoon onion powder
1
teaspoon garlic salt
1/2
teaspoon dried dill weed
1/2
teaspoon parsley flakes
1/2
teaspoon dried basil leaves
1/2
teaspoon pepper
2
eggs
3
small zucchini, cut into 1/4-inch-thick strips
Vegetable oil for frying
1/4
to 1/2 cup ranch dressing
  • 1 In shallow bowl, stir together Bisquick mix, onion powder, garlic salt, dill, parsley, basil and pepper. In another bowl, beat eggs with fork or whisk.
  • 2 In deep fryer or heavy 3-quart saucepan, heat 2 cups oil to 350°F. Working in small batches, dip zucchini strips into batter, then into eggs and back into batter. Fry in hot oil until golden brown on both sides. Drain on paper towels.
  • 3 Serve fried zucchini strips hot with ranch dressing for dipping.

Expert Tips

Mix a bit of lemon juice into the ranch dressing for a light, bright dipping sauce.

This recipe makes an excellent game-day snack or summertime side dish.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
260
(
Calories from Fat
140),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
16g
16%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
65mg
65%;
Sodium
660mg
660%;
Total Carbohydrate
23g
23%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
4g
4%
),
Protein
5g
5%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
10%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.