Squash Fritters


Squash Fritters recipe  from the Delaware Grown Website

  • Ingredients

    • 2 medium yellow squash, shredded
    • 1 egg, beaten
    • 1 cup flour
    • 1 tsp salt
    • 2 tsp baking powder
    • 2 tsp sugar
    • Vegetable oil



    1. In a large bowl, combine shredded squash, egg, flour, baking powder, and sugar. Mix well.
    2. Heat a small amount of oil, over medium heat, in skillet so that the bottom of pan is covered.
    3. Drop batter by the tablespoon into the hot oil. Brown on each side. Drain on paper towels once removed from oil.


    Handling & Storage

    A summer variety, yellow squash should be firm and free of blemishes.

    Refrigerate in a plastic bag for up to a week.

    When ready to use, wash and trim the ends. Do not peel.

    Nutritional Information

    Calories: 103
    Total Fat: 1.1 g
    Saturated Fat: 11 g
    Trans Fat: 0.0 g
    Cholesterol: 27 mg
    Sodium: 406 mg
    Total Carbohydrates: 20.3 g
    Dietary Fiber: 1.3 g
    Sugars: 2.6 g
    Protein: 3.9 g
    Serves: 6

    *Vegetable oil for frying not calculated.

    **Can be served with butter, honey, or jam.