Delicious Experiments! Zucchini and Prawns

Delicious Experiments! Zucchini and Prawns
May 31, 2014 Aaliyah9504

We’ve shared with you before our love for Zucchini blossoms and the amazing dishes you can make with. Sometimes, it’s nice to break away from traditional recipes and try something new! So here we have for you, the traditional Fiori di Zucca Ripieni e Fritti with a twist of the prawn variety! Zucchini and prawns honestly, how could it go wrong?

 

Ingredients 

Serves 6 people

For the stuffed zucchini
– 18 courgette (zucchini) flowers
– A teaspoon of onion previously boiled
– 6 fresh prawns
– 1 egg yolk
– 1 slice of Tuscan bread soaked in water

For the batter and frying
– Flour and cold sparkling water
– Sunflower oil

Preparation

– Clean 12 zucchini flowers by removing the pistil inside and cut into small pieces.

– Sauté the cut flowers with olive oil and a teaspoon of onion previously boiled. Add some salt.
– Place the mixture in a bowl and add one egg yolk and the slice of bread.

– Peel the prawns, remove the intestines and make two horizontal cuts over each one.
– Open the remaining courgette flowers and remove the pistils. Add a tablespoon of the mixture and lie one prawn over each flower. Add some salt and close the pumpkin flower wrapping the prawn.

– Peel the prawns, remove the intestines and make two horizontal cuts over each one.
– Open the remaining courgette flowers and remove the pistils. Add a tablespoon of the mixture and lie one prawn over each flower. Add some salt and close the pumpkin flower wrapping the prawn.

-Pass the stuffed zucchini blossoms in the batter.
– Fry the flowers for a few minutes.