Recipe By Carmen
Published Jun 8th
Prep 15m Cook 10m Additional - Ready In 25m
Servings 24 slices Calories 391.5

My husband isn’t crazy about fried green tomatoes, but he loves these. This is a different and easy way to use up all the cucumbers in the garden! They can be dipped in ranch dressing, horseradish sauce, or salsa.

Recipe Ingredients

  • ½ cup vegetable oil
  • 2 cucumbers, peeled and sliced
  • 1 cup cornmeal
  • salt to taste

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Heat the vegetable oil in a large heavy skillet over medium high heat. Line a plate with a paper towel; set aside.
  2. 2 Roll the cucumber slices in the cornmeal. Fry the slices in the hot oil, a few at a time, until golden brown, about 2 minutes per side. Transfer the cucumbers to the prepared plate; sprinkle with salt to serve.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 391.5
  • Carbohydrate 32.4 g
  • Fat 28.3 g
  • Fiber 2.1 g
  • Protein 3.4 g
  • Saturated Fat 3.7 g
  • Sodium 5.2 mg
  • Sugar 2.9 g

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  1. I made this exactly as instructed and it was alright but nothing exciting. I never fry anything and I never use cornmeal so I think it was just my taste and inexperience. I will try again using some of the ideas from other posters and hopefully it will be as I hoped. update: So tonight - Read more ...
  2. Our family has enjoyed these for years but we usually cut them lengthwise, dip them in beaten egg with a little milk and then ZESTA cracker crumbs. Add salt and pepper and these are like vegetable steak to me mmmmmm! You have to have the oil fairly hot to start with and keep it hot - Read more ...
  3. I tried fried cucumbers for breakfast this morning. 1 peeled & sliced cucumber 1/4 cup vegetable oil 1 cup yellow cornmeal 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon onion powder 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 1/4 teaspoon salt or (salt to taste) Heat vegetable oil in a large frying pan. Combine all dry ingredients in a bowl - Read more ...
  4. This was an okay recipe. I took the advice of some other posters and tweaked it a little. I dipped the sliced & peeled cucumbers in an egg then dipped them in a mixture of flour breadcrumbs parsley paprika garlic powder and salt. Fried them in a skillet in vegetable oil. They are a pretty - Read more ...
  5. I wasn't too impressed with the texture of the cornmeal and it didn't stick too good. Next time I'll work them up like I do zucchini. I'd cut the cucumbers about 1/4 inch thick, sprinkle with salt and garlic powder, do a coating with corn starch, then dip in water, then into panko or Italian - Read more ...
  6. I rate this recipe a 4 stars because it is good but I did make a few adjustments. I did peel and slice the cucumber as stated in the directions. Then I seasoned the cucumbers with some garlic salt and onion salt and pepper to taste. After that, I tossed the cucumbers in cornmeal for - Read more ...
  7. Surprisingly good! I don't have cornmeal on hand, so I use some Bisquick baking mix instead and it comes out terrific. Eat it while it's hot!
  8. This was surprisingly good!! I modified the recipe I used a dry mix of italian bread crumbs flour and garlic powder. Peeled and cut the cucumber lentgh-wise tossed them in the batter cooking in a deep fryer. Simple excellent quick snack served with ranch or asiago peppercorn dip. My husband agreed it was better than - Read more ...
  9. Very unexpected!!I modified the recipe bit. I tried the recipe exactly but not enough crunch. So I took some cornmeal, about 1 cup and added an egg and about 1/3 cup beer. Toss cucumber slices in the dry mix and then in the wet. Then fry. Fantastic! I had some mexican squash in the fridge - Read more ...