Yellow Squash Fritters Recipe

Yellow Squash Fritters Recipe | DIY Joy Projects and Crafts Ideas

Image by: Catherine's Plates


Yellow squash fritters croquettes are the best side dish to make at home. It’s crispy and full of wonderful flavors! If you have a lot of yellow squash pilling up, then definitely try this recipe by Catherine’s Plates. The other ingredients you need are already in your pantry. It is so easy to make, perfect for the summer season. Read on to learn the full instructions.



  • 4 large yellow squash
  • 2 green onions (sliced thinly)
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup of self-rising flour
  • 1/4 cup of parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon of black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon of garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon of cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon of cayenne pepper (optional)
  • vegetable oil
  • butter
  • 1 cup of panko breadcrumbs


To make self-rising flour, add one and a half teaspoons of baking powder and a quarter teaspoon of salt to the all-purpose flour. Whisk them together.


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Step 1:

Shred the squash using a box shredder and remove any excess liquid by squeezing. Place them into a large bowl. Dice the green onions. Once done, add them and the eggs to the shredded squash. Stir all ingredients to combine.

Yellow Squash Fritters Recipe Ingredients
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Step 2:

Add the self-rising flour, parmesan, salt, black pepper, garlic powder, cumin, and cayenne into the bowl. Mix all ingredients well.

Step 3:

Put some panko crumbs into a plate. Scoop out the squash batter using a 2-inch ice cream scoop and place it into the crumbs. Coat the top with more and flatten.

Step 4:

Get a large dip skillet and put 2 tablespoons of oil and 1 tablespoon of butter. Put it over medium-high heat. Once sizzling, place squash fritters into the hot oil and cook for 3 minutes until golden brown. Flip them over and cook the other side for another 2-3 minutes.

Yellow Squash Fritters Recipe Instructions
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Step 5:

Once the fritters are golden brown and cooked through, remove them from the pan and place them on a plate with a paper towel to drain excess oil. Serve on a plate. Enjoy!



Yellow Squash Fritters Recipe

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