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Sauteed Cucumbers

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Ingredients
  Cucumbers 3 Medium, peeled, seeded, and cut in 1 1/2" cubes, parboiled and drained
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon
  Cooking oil 1 Tablespoon
  Egg 1 , lightly beaten
  Toasted seasoned bread crumbs 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Place the cubed cucumbers on a paper towel to absorb the moisture and dry them well.

MAKING
2. In a heavy skillet, melt butter along with oil, over a medium flame.
3. To bread the cucumbers first dip them in the beaten egg and toss them around in bread crumbs until well coated on all sides.
4. Drop them in batches, into the hot fat and fry them for 4-5 minutes until crisp and evenly browned.
5. Using a slotted spoon, remove and drain the cucumbers on a paper toweling.
6. Transfer the fried cucumbers to a warm oven set at 250° F to keep warm.

SERVING
7. Transfer the warm cucumbers on a serving plate
8. Accompany with lemon wedges and/or Tartar Sauce if you like.
9. Serve them immediately while crispy.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Cucumber
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
3

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