FoodNetwork.com features a recipe for fried zucchini by Giada De Laurentiis. To make this recipe, pour olive oil into a large frying pan until the oil reaches a depth of 2 inches. Heat the oil over medium heat until it reaches 350 F.
In a medium bowl, stir together 1 ½ cups freshly grated Parmesan, 1 ½ cups panko breadcrumbs and ¾ teaspoon salt. In another medium bowl, use a whisk to blend 2 large eggs. Cut 3 medium zucchini into strips that are 3 inches long by ½-inch wide. Dip the zucchini strips in the egg mixture to coat. Then coat the zucchini strips in the panko mixture, patting to help the mixture adhere.
Place the zucchini strips on a baking sheet. When the oil is hot, fry the zucchini for about three minutes or until golden brown. Remove the zucchini strips with a slotted spoon and transfer to paper towels to drain. Arrange the fried zucchini on a platter, sprinkle with ¼ cup freshly grated Parmesan and serve.
TasteOfHome.com offers a different recipe for fried zucchini that the stir-fry method. To make this recipe, begin by sautéing 2 pounds sliced zucchini and 2 minced garlic cloves in ¼ cup olive oil. Sauté the zucchini until it is crisp-tender, which should take about five minutes. Sprinkle with 1 teaspoon salt, ½ teaspoon Italian seasoning and ¼ teaspoon pepper; serve immediately.