Zucchini Fritters

Zucchini fritters

Preparation Time: 15 minutes

Cooking time: 7 minutes

Servings: 4

 

INGREDIENTS:

  • 10½ ounces zucchini, grated and squeezed
  • 7 ounces Halloumi cheese
  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon fresh dill, minced
  • Salt and black pepper, to taste

 

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Preheat the Air fryer to 360°F (180°C) and grease a baking dish.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the grated and squeezed zucchini, Halloumi cheese, all-purpose flour, eggs, minced fresh dill, salt, and black pepper. Mix well until all ingredients are evenly incorporated.
  3. Form small fritters from the mixture and place them on the prepared baking dish.
  4. Transfer the baking dish into the Air Fryer basket.
  5. Cook the fritters in the Air fryer at 360°F (180°C) for about 7 minutes or until they are golden brown and crispy on the outside.
  6. Carefully remove the baking dish from the Air fryer.
  7. Dish out the zucchini and Halloumi fritters and serve them warm.

 

NUTRITION:

  • Calories: 250
  • Fat: 17.2g
  • Carbohydrates: 10g
  • Sugar: 2.7g
  • Protein: 15.2g
  • Sodium: 330mg

 

Here are some variations of the Zucchini and Halloumi Fritters recipe:

  1. Herb-infused Fritters: Add a variety of fresh herbs such as parsley, mint, or basil to the fritter mixture for an extra burst of flavor.
  2. Spicy Kick Fritters: Incorporate minced jalapenos or red chili flakes into the fritter mixture for a spicy twist.
  3. Mediterranean Fritters: Add diced sun-dried tomatoes, Kalamata olives, and a touch of oregano to give the fritters a Mediterranean flair.
  4. Cheese Lover’s Fritters: Mix in additional grated cheeses like Parmesan, Pecorino, or cheddar along with the Halloumi cheese for an even cheesier taste.
  5. Garlic Lovers Fritters: Include minced garlic in the mixture for a flavorful garlic kick.
  6. Veggie-Packed Fritters: Add finely chopped spinach, grated carrot, or bell peppers to the fritter mixture to incorporate more veggies.
  7. Herb Dipping Sauce: Serve the fritters with a homemade dipping sauce made from Greek yogurt and mixed with minced fresh herbs like dill, chives, and parsley.
  8. Sweet Potato and Zucchini Fritters: Replace some of the zucchini with grated sweet potato to add a touch of sweetness and color to the fritters.
  9. Cumin-Spiced Fritters: Add ground cumin and a pinch of ground coriander to the mixture for a warm and aromatic flavor.
  10. Lemon Zest Fritters: Incorporate the zest of a lemon into the mixture for a citrusy and refreshing twist.
  11. Smoky Paprika Fritters: Add smoked paprika to the mixture to give the fritters a smoky and slightly spicy flavor.
  12. Asian-inspired Fritters: Mix in grated ginger, chopped scallions, and a splash of soy sauce to infuse an Asian-inspired flavor.
  13. Savory Herb Fritters: Blend in fresh herbs like rosemary, thyme, and sage for a savory and aromatic profile.
  14. Pesto Fritters: Fold in a few spoonfuls of your favorite pesto sauce to add a burst of herby and garlicky goodness.
  15. Curry-spiced Fritters: Add a pinch of curry powder or garam masala to the mixture for a flavorful Indian twist.
  16. Ricotta Addition Fritters: Mix some ricotta cheese into the fritter batter for added creaminess and flavor.
  17. Nutty Crunch Fritters: Include chopped nuts such as toasted pine nuts or almonds to add a delightful crunch to the fritters.
  18. Sundried Tomato and Olive Fritters: Dice sundried tomatoes and black olives to incorporate a tangy and briny flavor.