Crispy courgette fritters

Crispy courgette fritters


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About this recipe: Use that bounty of courgette in these tasty fritters, which can make a tasty vegetarian main or can be served alongside your favourite meat. Drizzle with soured cream, if desired.


Serves: 4 

  • 500g courgette, grated
  • 1 bunch fresh dill, chopped
  • 6 spring onions, chopped
  • salt to taste
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons plain flour
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil, for frying

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:25min 

  1. Combine the courgette, dill and spring onion. Add salt to taste. Stir well. Stir in the egg till well combined, then stir in the flour. Finally, stir in the garlic.
  2. Heat a large frying pan over medium high heat. Add vegetable oil. When the oil is hot, spoon a tablespoon of the mixture into the pan for each fritter. Cook until browned on one side, about 3 minutes, then flip and cook till browned on the other side and cooked through.


These easy courgette fritters can be adjusted to your own tastes. Other herbs, or a mixture of herb, will work well if dill isn't your favourite - try mint, basil, parsley or chives. Likewise, the onions can be omitted, or you can use regular onion instead.


Crispy courgette fritters
Crispy courgette fritters

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Reviews (6)


I found this recipe on you tube and had to make it. I followed all the steps and it came out beautifully. Here is a picture of mine, I had it with cucumber, tomatoes and breaded fillet with some sweet sauce.You can have this with pretty much anything! - 19 Jul 2013


This recipe did not work for me. I squeezed the juice out of the Courgette yet it was still to wet. Ended up a soggy mash in my frying pan. It would not bind even after added more flour and trying again. I have not idea what went wrong. - 17 Sep 2015


Quick, beautifully simple. Will do these again. I added ground pepper to my mix. - 19 Jun 2013

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