Home-Made Courgette Fries With Sumac Salt

These crisp courgette fries have a golden parmesan and herb panko coating on them, which makes them irresistible. They're the perfect soldiers to dip into a tzatziki, or even some mayo
Home-Made Courgette Fries With Sumac Salt
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Home-Made Courgette Fries With Sumac Salt
February 13, 2020
Level Easy
Preparation Time 15-20 minutes
Cooking Time 15 minutes
Serves 2
PHOTO BY Katelyn Allegra
RECIPE BY Katelyn Allegra
FOOD STYLING BY Katelyn Allegra

INGREDIENTS

90g ground almonds or fine instant polenta
50g Parmesan cheese, finely grated
1 1/2 tbsp spinneysFOOD Fresh Thyme, Oregano or Rosemary, finely chopped
3 tsp spinneysFOOD Fine Salt
1 large egg, lightly beaten
3 medium courgettes
1 tbsp sumac

To serve

Mayonnaise

METHOD

  • 1

    Preheat the oven to 220°C, gas mark 7. Line a baking tray with baking paper

  • 2

    Mix the ground almonds or polenta, Parmesan, herbs and ½ tsp salt in a bowl. Place the egg in a separate bowl

  • 3

    Trim the top and bottom off the courgettes, then cut each courgette in half lengthways, then in half again, then into 1cm-thick fingers, just like chips

  • 4

    Dip each courgette finger in the beaten egg and then in the crumb mixture, making sure they are well coated. To avoid a sticky mess, use one hand for the egg bowl and one hand for the crumb mixture bowl

  • 5

    Arrange the fries on the prepared baking tray and bake for 12-15 minutes or until golden and crispy

  • 6

    Combine the remaining salt and sumac. Serve the chips sprinkled with the sumac salt and with mayonnaise on the side

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