Courgette Frites

Categories: Sides & Salads

Serves: 4-6 Preparation time: 15 Cooking time: 30

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Ingredients

  • 1L Filippo Berio Mild & Light Olive Oil
  • 3 tbsp plain flour
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 600g courgettes

Method

  1. In a large deep sided pan, add enough oil to fill half the pan. Heat until the oil is hot and that a cube of bread sizzles when added to the oil. If the oil gets too hot and starts smoking, turn it down.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together the flour and eggs and season with salt and freshly ground black pepper.
  3. Cut the courgettes into batons, and when the oil is hot, dip them into the batter and place carefully into the hot oil.
  4. Deep fry in batches and cook for approx 3-4 minutes until crisp.
  5. Drain on kitchen paper and serve immediately with a sprinkle of salt and black pepper

Cook with:

Mild & Light In Colour Olive Oil

This Olive Oil is a healthy substitute for other cooking oils. With its high smoke point it is the ideal choice for frying, stir-frying and baking. The light bouquet allows the natural flavour of food to come through.

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