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Crispy Egg-Free Zucchini Fritters

Delicious, flavor-packed Zucchini Fritters, crisp on the outside and soft on the inside.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: General
Keyword: appetizer, crispy zucchini fritters, fritters, zucchini fritters


  • 350 gram zucchini/baby marrows about 8 small zucchinis, grated
  • 1/2 tspn salt
  • 1/2 cup cake wheat flour
  • 3/4 tspn baking powder
  • 1/4 cup grated parmesan
  • 1 tspn chilli flakes
  • 1 tspn fresh oregano chopped
  • 1 large garlic clove minced
  • 1/2 lemon zest and juice
  • 3 tbsp light olive oil


  • Grate the zucchini and place it in a bowl with the salt. Allow it to stand for 5 minutes
  • Using your hands or a clean kitchen towel squeeze all the excess liquid out of the zucchini
  • In a large bowl add the zucchini, flour, baking powder, chilli flakes, oregano, garlic, zest and juice of half lemon. Add more salt and lemon if required
  • Give it a gently mix just so everything is combined
  • Heat the oil in a pan on medium heat. Drop an ice-cream scoop of batter in the pan and flatten with a fork or spatula. Fry about 4 at a time
  • Cook each fritter for about 2-3 minutes on each side until crisp and brown
  • Add more oil if required when frying the remaining batter
  • Serve hot with a dollop of sour cream