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Fried Zucchini Flowers By Tony Caputo

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Tony Caputo shows Maria Carr how to cook and eat the flowers from zucchini plants.
  Peanut oil 1 Cup (16 tbs) (For deep frying)
  Zucchini flowers 6
  Mozzarella cheese sticks 2
  Fresh white anchovies 2 Small
For batter
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Beer 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Eggs 2 , lightly beaten
  Unbleached flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)

1. In a bowl, mix all the ingredients for batter to make a smooth batter.
2. In a wok, heat the oil, dip 2 of the flowers in the batter and fry it for about 1 minute until golden brown in colour.
3. Remove the fried flowers using tong and drain them on a kitchen paper.
4. Remove the pollen from the centre of the remaining flowers.
5. Put the anchovies in 2 of the flower and mozzarella sticks in 2 flowers.
6. Dip the anchovy filled flowers, in the batter, twist the tip and fry until golden brown and drain.
7. Repeat the step with the mozzarella filled flowers and fry them.

8. Serve hot as desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
5 Minutes
Ready In: 
15 Minutes
Are you crazy for fried meats and fried veggies and love to binge on them at every party you attend? Well, many of us do that as fried stuff usually makes an amazing party food. We all have heard of fried potatoes, fried chicken and so many other things. But ever heard of fried zucchini flowers. Well, if you have not so far, it’s the time to know about them by checking this video. See how the chef fries these flowers after dipping in a creamy batter.

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