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Zucchini Fritters with Lemon Caper Aioli
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13 INGREDIENTS • 7 STEPS • 40MINS

Zucchini Fritters with Lemon Caper Aioli

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Crispy handheld treats that can be served as an appetizer or snack.
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A Hint of Rosemary
Hi, I'm Rosemary! I am a stay-at-home mom who loves to spend time in my kitchen, prepare food for my family, and am always on the lookout for good gluten-free recipes!
http://www.ahintofrosemary.com/
Crispy handheld treats that can be served as an appetizer or snack.
40MINS
Total Time
$0.37
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
12
US / Metric
Zucchini
1 3/4 cups
Zucchini, unpeeled, shredded
Salt
1/2 tsp
Lemon
1
Lemon, zested, juiced
1 tsp of zest, 2 tsp of juice
Capers
1 Tbsp
Capers, drained, roughly chopped
Mayonnaise
1/3 cup
Mayonnaise
Fresh Thyme
1 tsp
Fresh Thyme
or Lemon Thyme
Ground Black Pepper
1/8 tsp
Ground Black Pepper, freshly ground
Russet Potato
8 oz
Russet Potatoes, shredded
All-Purpose Flour
1/2 cup
All-Purpose Flour
or Gluten-Free Flour
Baking Powder
1/2 tsp
Baking Powder
Cayenne Pepper
1/8 tsp
Cayenne Pepper
optional
Egg
1
Egg, lightly beaten
Olive Oil
2 Tbsp
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
101
Fat
7.3 g
Protein
1.2 g
Carbs
8.0 g
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A Hint of Rosemary
Hi, I'm Rosemary! I am a stay-at-home mom who loves to spend time in my kitchen, prepare food for my family, and am always on the lookout for good gluten-free recipes!
http://www.ahintofrosemary.com/

Author's Notes

Yields 16 to 18 fritters.

Do not shred potatoes ahead of time or they will darken.

For Gluten-Free: Replace the all-purpose flour with gluten-free flour.
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step 1
Line a 15 x 10 x 1-inch baking pan with several layers of paper towels. Spread Zucchini (1 3/4 cups) on paper towels and sprinkle with Salt (1/2 tsp). Top with another layer of paper towels and let stand for 15 minutes, pressing occasionally to release the excess moisture.
step 1 Line a 15 x 10 x 1-inch baking pan with several layers of paper towels. Spread Zucchini (1 3/4 cups) on paper towels and sprinkle with Salt (1/2 tsp). Top with another layer of paper towels and let stand for 15 minutes, pressing occasionally to release the excess moisture.
step 2
Meanwhile, for the lemon caper aioli, in a small bowl stir together the Mayonnaise (1/3 cup), 2 tablespoons Lemon (1) juice, Capers (1 Tbsp), Fresh Thyme (1 tsp) and Ground Black Pepper (1/8 tsp). Mix well and set aside.
step 2 Meanwhile, for the lemon caper aioli, in a small bowl stir together the Mayonnaise (1/3 cup), 2 tablespoons Lemon (1) juice, Capers (1 Tbsp), Fresh Thyme (1 tsp) and Ground Black Pepper (1/8 tsp). Mix well and set aside.
step 3
Transfer zucchini to a large bowl. Add the Russet Potatoes (8 oz) to the zucchini along with 1 teaspoon lemon zest, All-Purpose Flour (1/2 cup), Baking Powder (1/2 tsp), and Cayenne Pepper (1/8 tsp), and toss to mix well.
step 3 Transfer zucchini to a large bowl. Add the Russet Potatoes (8 oz) to the zucchini along with 1 teaspoon lemon zest, All-Purpose Flour (1/2 cup), Baking Powder (1/2 tsp), and Cayenne Pepper (1/8 tsp), and toss to mix well.
step 4
Add Egg (1) and stir until combined.
step 4 Add Egg (1) and stir until combined.
step 5
In a large nonstick skillet heat Olive Oil (2 Tbsp) over medium heat. Working in batches, drop batter by slightly rounded tablespoons into hot skillet. Use a spatula to flatten into patties. Cook 4 to 5 minutes per side or until golden brown, decreasing heat, if necessary.
step 5 In a large nonstick skillet heat Olive Oil (2 Tbsp) over medium heat. Working in batches, drop batter by slightly rounded tablespoons into hot skillet.  Use a spatula to flatten into patties.  Cook 4 to 5 minutes per side or until golden brown, decreasing heat, if necessary.
step 6
Repeat with remaining batter, adding more oil as needed.
step 7
Serve fritters immediately with the lemon caper aioli.
step 7 Serve fritters immediately with the lemon caper aioli.
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Appetizers
Dairy-Free
American
Brunch
Lunch
Snack
Healthy
Shellfish-Free
Dinner
Vegetarian
Side Dish
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