Fried Cucumbers

Fried Cucumbers

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Carmen 2

"My husband isn't crazy about fried green tomatoes, but he loves these. This is a different and easy way to use up all the cucumbers in the garden! They can be dipped in ranch dressing, horseradish sauce, or salsa."
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Ingredients

25 m servings 391 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 391 kcal
  • 20%
  • Fat:
  • 28.3 g
  • 43%
  • Carbs:
  • 32.4g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 3.4 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 102 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
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  1. Heat the vegetable oil in a large heavy skillet over medium high heat. Line a plate with a paper towel; set aside.
  2. Roll the cucumber slices in the cornmeal. Fry the slices in the hot oil, a few at a time, until golden brown, about 2 minutes per side. Transfer the cucumbers to the prepared plate; sprinkle with salt to serve.

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Most helpful positive review

Very unexpected!!I modified the recipe bit. I tried the recipe exactly but not enough crunch. So I took some cornmeal, about 1 cup and added an egg and about 1/3 cup beer. Toss cucumber slices i...

Most helpful critical review

I made this exactly as instructed and it was alright but nothing exciting. I never fry anything and I never use cornmeal so I think it was just my taste and inexperience. I will try again using ...

Very unexpected!!I modified the recipe bit. I tried the recipe exactly but not enough crunch. So I took some cornmeal, about 1 cup and added an egg and about 1/3 cup beer. Toss cucumber slices i...

I rate this recipe a 4 stars because it is good but I did make a few adjustments. I did peel and slice the cucumber as stated in the directions. Then I seasoned the cucumbers with some garlic sa...

This was surprisingly good!! I modified the recipe I used a dry mix of italian bread crumbs, flour and garlic powder. Peeled and cut the cucumber lentgh-wise tossed them in the batter cooking in...

Our family has enjoyed these for years but we usually cut them lengthwise, dip them in beaten egg with a little milk and then ZESTA cracker crumbs. Add salt and pepper and these are like vegetab...

Surprisingly good! I don't have cornmeal on hand, so I use some Bisquick baking mix instead and it comes out terrific. Eat it while it's hot!

I wasn't too impressed with the texture of the cornmeal and it didn't stick too good. Next time I'll work them up like I do zucchini. I'd cut the cucumbers about 1/4 inch thick, sprinkle with sa...

This was an okay recipe. I took the advice of some other posters and tweaked it a little. I dipped the sliced & peeled cucumbers in an egg, then dipped them in a mixture of flour, breadcrumbs, p...

I tried fried cucumbers for breakfast this morning. 1 peeled & sliced cucumber 1/4 cup vegetable oil 1 cup yellow cornmeal 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon onion powder ...

I made this exactly as instructed and it was alright but nothing exciting. I never fry anything and I never use cornmeal so I think it was just my taste and inexperience. I will try again using ...