Zucchini Nuggets

zucchini nuggets Side Dish
Zucchini Nuggets
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 1 hr 15 min
  • Servings 14

Now that it’s almost zucchini season, you have to try this super simple zucchini nuggets recipe. I love them because they’re a different and fun way of cooking zucchini. You can serve them as sides for any meal, adding a cheese sauce or any other sauce you want. Enjoy! MORE+ LESS-

Updated July 20, 2017


can zucchini puree
tablespoons brown sugar
teaspoons sage leaves (dry or fresh)
teaspoon salt
black or white pepper
cups bread crumbs, separate
Oil to fry the nuggets


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  • 1
    Put the puree, brown sugar, sage, salt, pepper, 1 cup of breadcrumbs and 1 egg into a medium bowl, and mix. Put this in the fridge for at least 1 hour.
  • 2
    Divide the mixture into 14 parts. Using your hands, shape the nuggets into cylinders. Put them on a tray or on a big dish and put this in the fridge for another 30 minutes.
  • 3
    Heat enough oil in a pan over medium heat until it gets to 350°F.
  • 4
    Cover the nuggets with beaten eggs and then with breadcrumbs. Fry the nuggets until they’re golden everywhere. This should take around 2-3 minutes. Then, place them on a dish with absorbent paper.
  • 5
    Serve the nuggets hot.

Expert Tips

  • If you want, you can prepare the nuggets a day before and then fry them right before eating.

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