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Fried Squash Blossoms

di Academia Barilla

Fried Squash Blossoms
10 minutes



Ingredients for 4 people

15 squash blossoms
1 ½ cups flour
1 egg
oil for frying
salt and pepper to taste
½ cup sparkling water

Preparation 5 minutes preparation + 5 minutes cooking
1. In a bowl, mix flour, egg and water to make a batter, beating until the mixture is the right consistency (so that the blossoms are covered with a thin layer when dipped)

2. If necessary, add a little water

3. Rinse the squash blossoms, remove stamen, drain and carefully dry with a cotton dish towel

4. Heat oil in a pan over medium-high heat

5. Dip blossoms in batter, turn gently to coat completely

6. When the oil is hot (check with a few drops of batter), fry a few blossoms at a time, turning once

7. Remove with a slotted spoon when golden brown and drain on paper towels

8. Sprinkle with a pinch of salt, place on serving platter and serve immediately

9. Tip: Fried squash blossoms are also delicious sprinkled with sugar