Crispy Cheesy Zucchini Fritters
How to make Crispy Cheesy Zucchini Fritters
* 4 cups shredded zucchini
* 1 teaspoon salt
* 2/3 cup flour
* 2 large eggs beaten
* 1/3 cup sliced green onions
* 2 cloves garlic minced
* 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
* 1/4 teaspoon cayenne
* 1/2 cup Gouda cheese shredded
* Vegetable oil
* Sour cream
* Chopped fresh parsley
Place one cup of zucchini in a colander in the sink and sprinkle with salt. Layer another cup of zucchini and sprinkle salt. Repeat until all the zucchini is salted. Let it sit 1-2 hours. Using a clean large bowl; push the bottom of it into the colander squeezing the liquid out of the bottom of the colander. Do this several times squeezing as much liquid as possible out of the bottom of the colander.
Transfer zucchini to a large bowl. Add flour, eggs, green onions, garlic, onion powder, cayenne and Gouda. Stir until the mixture is combined.
Heat 4-6 tablespoons vegetable oil in large skillet over medium heat. Once the oil is hot add 1/4 cup (about the size of a small pancake) of the zucchini mixture to the skillet. Cook 3 minutes: pressing down with the back of a spatula. Flip and cook an additional 3 minutes or until golden brown.
Remove to paper towels. Serve warm with sour cream and fresh parsley.