Fried Zucchini Pancakes
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Introduction:

Cooking zucchini pancakes is a quick healthy dinner recipe. There are a lot of ingredients in zucchini pancakes. This is a kind of healthy food that you can eat as a snack or for dinner.

Time: 20 minutes                                                                  Serve   2-3

Ingredients

Half of a medium size Zucchini

1 egg

1 green onion

1/2 tsp salt

1 tsp brown sugar

2-3 cups of glutinous rice flour or all-purpose flour.

Direction

Cut the skin and take out the flesh of the zucchini.

Cut into small pieces, put in the steamer or put into the boiling water for 5 minutes, or cook with a microwave oven for 5 minutes.

Drain the water out and mash the zucchini.

Add 2-3 cups of glutinous rice flour or all-purpose flour to mix, add more to make it thicker.

Mashed Zucchini with Egg and Flour

 

 

 

Add an egg, salt, brown sugar, a green onion to mix well.

Put a pan on stove and turn on with medium heat or electric baking pan, add 1 tbs. olive oil or vegetable oil.

Fried Zucchini cooking

 

 

 

Take a scoop of zucchini batter on the hand, using palm of the hands together pressed into a cake, or use an ice cream scoop (ice cream scoop) to put into the pan.   Cover with the lid, slowly fry for 2-4 minutes.

Fried Zucchini Cake final

 

 

 

Turn over after one side is done.

 

Tips

Glutinous rice flour may make them too soft and hard to flip over without falling apart, so you can mix all-purpose flour with some glutinous rice flour. The taste is good, too.

Tips for making the edges on pancakes crispy. You choose any of them or all of the below processing methods.

  1. Adjust the batter to be consistency by adding a little more flour in to mix your batter.
  2. Adjust your heat. You can increase your heating temperature. High heating cook the outside fast and inside slowly. However, you don’t want to burn it!
  3. Always to move it while cooking to prevent burn and being crispy. Let say every 30 second. Move it when you see it dry in the bottom, you can use both of small wooden spatula and medium wooden spatula to move or turn over your pancakes You also can use two of them to move it a little and turn over until the edges on pancakes crispy.
  4. Add a little more oil to prevent burn if you adjust the high heat.

6 Thoughts on “Fried Zucchini Pancakes”

  • Wow, this is a great recipe, easy and quick to do. I love to eat but I don’t like spending a lot of time in the kitchen.

    This pancake is the best combination for me because I love pancakes and zucchinis. This is gonna be yummy and I can eat this everyday. Thanks for sharing this recipe.

    • Thank you very much for you comments. I will try my best to provide more quick, easy, healthy recipes. Hope you like it. Good luck!

  • I’m on a low carb diet and I’ve a lot of pancake recipes to try for. Now,I’m planning to include a lot of veggies into my diet plan. I think zucchini pancakes will fit just fine. These looks delicious and your recipe is clear and precise.

    That being said, I always find it difficult to make the edges on pancakes crispy. Do you have any tips?

    • Hi, Sethu, 

      Thank you very much for your feedback. I hope you can do it. 

      Tips for making the edges on pancakes crispy. You choose any of them or all of the below processing methods.

      Adjust the batter to be consistency by adding a little more flour in to mix your batter.
       Adjust your heat. You can increase your heating temperature. High heating cook the outside fast and inside slowly. However, you don’t want to burn it!
      Always to move it while cooking to prevent burn and being crispy. Let say every 30 second. Move it when you see it dry in the bottom, you can use cooking shovels.  You also can use two of them to move it a little and turn over until the edges on pancakes crispy.
      Add a little more oil to prevent burn if you adjust the high heat.  

  • OMG! These look delish! I haven’t got any zucchini’s in the house at the moment otherwise I would whip them up now. Zucchini’s were a bit too expensive last week but I’ll definitely try this recipe when the price comes down. Pinned it on my Food Pinterest so I don’t lose the recipe. Off to look at some of your other recipes now.

    • Hi, Megan, thank you very much for your feedback. Sorry for delayed response. Oh, you can use sweet potato instead of zucchini this time. I will post more about this too. If you have any question, don’t hesitated to ask. Hope you have a wonderful day!  

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