Recipe courtesy of Mario Batali
Print
Total:
30 min
Active:
5 min
Yield:
6 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds zucchini
  • 1 1/2 cups extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove, left whole
  • 1 teaspoon granulated sugar
  • 4 to 5 mint leaves, roughly chopped
  • 3 tablespoons raisins
  • 8 tablespoons vinegar

Directions

Wash the zucchini and slice into 1/2 to 3/4-inch rounds. Coat the bottom of a 8 to 10-inch frying pan with 3/4-inch extra-virgin olive oil. Heat oil to 360 to 365 degrees F. Add the garlic and, stirring constantly, cook over high heat until hot but not smoking. Remove the garlic as soon as it begins to darken in color.

Working in batches, add the zucchini rounds to the frying pan and cook until golden brown, about 3 to 5 minutes on each side. Remove to dry on a serving platter lined with paper towels. Repeat the process until all the zucchini are fried.

Place all the zucchini back in the frying pan over medium heat. Sprinkle with the sugar, mint, and raisins. Mix together until well combined. Carefully add the vinegar. Cover and turn off the heat. Allow to sit 5 minutes before serving.

Cooking Tips 3 Videos

Step-by-step photos

Eggs 101: Poached 01:24

These easy steps will have you poaching eggs to perfection in no time.

Similar Topics:

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Spaghetti with Fried Zucchini: Spaghetti con Zucchinne Fritte

Recipe courtesy of Mario Batali

Melanzane Fritte (Fried Eggplant)

Recipe courtesy of Mario Batali

Fried Zucchini

Recipe courtesy of Giada De Laurentiis

Fried Zucchini

Recipe courtesy of Alex Guarnaschelli

Deep Fried Mussels: Cozze Fritte

Recipe courtesy of Mario Batali

Deep-Fried Zucchini Blossoms

Recipe courtesy of Laura Calder

Potato Latkes with Roasted Tomatoes, Zucchini and Fried Eggs

Recipe courtesy of Chuck Hughes

Fried Zucchini Flowers with Goat Ricotta and Golden Tomato Oil

Recipe courtesy of Mario Batali

On TV

So Much Pretty Food Here