Fried zucchini rolls: the recipe for a delicious and irresistible dish

ingredients
  • Courgette
    2
    • 17 kcal

  • sliced ​​cheese
    100 grams

  • Cooked ham


    100 grams
    • 43 kcal
  • Flour
    to taste
    • 146 kcal

  • Peanut oil
    to taste
    • 690 kcal

  • salt


    to taste
    • 21 kcal

Calories refer to 100 grams of product

the fried zucchini rolls they are delicious and very easy to make. Zucchini, protagonists of the summer, are cut into slices, breaded and then fried in boiling seed oil; once browned, just drain them and stuff them with cooked ham And cheese, then roll them gently on themselves: the heat of the frying will slightly melt the filling constituting these rolls streamers and irresistible. An easy and incredibly versatile recipe, which can be served as aperitif, aperitif during a festive buffet or appetizers a summer dinner with friends. Discover all the steps to achieve them perfectly.

How to prepare fried zucchini rolls

Fried zucchini rolls the recipe for a delicious and irresistible

Wash the zucchini and cut them into slices not too thin using a sharp knife (1).

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Dip the zucchini in the beaten eggs with a pinch of salt (2).

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Drain the zucchini and flour them well on both sides (3).

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Heat abundant seed oil in a frying pan, dip the zucchini and fry them until golden (4). Drain them and let them dry on absorbent paper towels.

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Stuff the pan-fried zucchini with a slice of cheese and a slice of cooked ham (5).

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Gently roll the zucchini on themselves, until you have many rolls (6).

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Transfer the rolls to a serving platter and serve hot (7).

Advice

To fry perfectly, the advice is to use thepeanut oil: odorless and clear, it is characterized by a smoke point of over 200 ° C and is one of those oils which least alter the taste of food during frying. The optimum temperature is 170-180 ° C (if necessary, equip yourself with a cooking thermometer) and, to prevent it from falling too much, cook a few pieces at a time. The zucchini being golden brown, drain them and let them dry on absorbent paper, avoiding covering them.

To get ieven crispier rolls and tasty, you can pass the zucchini slices in the flour, in the beaten eggs with a pinch of salt, and finally in the breadcrumbs, pressing well to make it stick.

To prevent them from opening, you can also stop the rollers with pretty wooden toothpick. If you want an even more streamlined end effect, spend a few minutes in the ovenjust long enough for the cheese to melt.

For this recipe, we used Tilsiter, a semi-hard Swiss cheese, but you can substitute it with Provolone, smoked cheese or with another spun dough product. Instead of cooked ham, you can add a little believed, speck or a slice of mortadella.

The filling can vary according to your taste, also excellent vegetarian solutions with fresh cream cheese and chickpea hummus.

If you liked this recipe, try the baked zucchini rolls as well.

storage

It is advisable to consume the zucchini rolls freshly fried and very hot; if there is any left over, store them in the refrigerator, in a suitable airtight container, for no longer than 1-2 days.

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