Fried Zucchini With Chive Mayo

Think of these as the new onion rings: crispy, fried, and completely addictive.

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Photo by Danny Kim
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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 555 calories
    • Fat 38 g
    • Sat Fat 6 g
    • Cholesterol 74 mg
    • Sodium 853 mg
    • Protein 11 g
    • Carbohydrate 44 g
    • Sugar 6 g
    • Fiber 2 g
    • Iron 3 mg
    • Calcium 126 mg
Think of these as the new onion rings: crispy, fried, and completely addictive.

Ingredients

  1. Check 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  2. Check 1/4 cup chopped fresh chives
  3. Check 3/4 teaspoon seafood seasoning (such as Old Bay)
  4. Check 4 cups canola oil
  5. Check 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  6. Check 1 1/4 cups buttermilk
  7. Check 1 large egg, beaten
  8. Check kosher salt and black pepper
  9. Check 2 zucchini, halved and cut into spears
  10. Check lemon wedges, for serving
  11. Check special equipment: Deep-fry thermometer

Directions

  1. Combine the mayonnaise, chives, and seafood seasoning in a small bowl; set aside.
  2. Heat the oil in a large pot until the temperature reaches 350° F on a deep-fry thermometer.
  3. Whisk 1 cup of the flour, the buttermilk, egg, 1 teaspoon salt, and ½ teaspoon pepper in a large bowl.
  4. In a separate bowl, toss the zucchini with the remaining ½ cup flour. Coat in the batter. Fry, in batches, until golden, 4 to 6 minutes.
  5. Serve the zucchini with the dip and lemon wedges.