Fried Courgette with Garlic, Chilli & Vinegar | Melissa Hemsley
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Fried Courgette with Garlic, Chilli & Vinegar

Salads and Small Plates

Fried Courgette with Garlic, Chilli & Vinegar

20

Mins

4

Serves

I had a big bag of sad-looking courgettes sitting in my fridge and I couldn’t bear to throw them away – instead, I whipped up this Italian-inspired fried courgette recipe similar to a dish the wonderful Rachel Roddy made at a World Reader Charity supper club this Summer. Tossing the still-warm courgette in the raw garlic dressing slightly cooks the garlic (so it’s not too overpowering).

Method

  1. Heat oil over a medium heat in a large frying pan. Add courgette rounds and cook until lightly golden on both sides.
  2. Place in a large bowl, still warm, and add garlic, chilli, vinegar and olive oil. Season to taste and leave to marinate until cooled to room temperature.

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp coconut oil or ghee, for frying
  • 3 large courgettes, sliced into rounds
  • 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 2 chillies, deseeded and finely chopped
  • 3 tbsp red wine vinegar (or sherry vinegar)
  • 3 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil, for dressing
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper

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