Country Fried Squash

Country Fried Squash


"This recipe was my Grandmother's and it actually won a Blue Ribbon in the Tennessee State Fair! Be sure to use fresh squash, I use butternut but other squash would also be good."


servings 501 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 501 kcal
  • 25%
  • Fat:
  • 8.7 g
  • 13%
  • Carbs:
  • 105g
  • 34%
  • Protein:
  • 12.3 g
  • 25%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 49 mg
  • 16%
  • Sodium:
  • 145 mg
  • 6%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Combine egg and milk together in a small bowl, mix well.
  2. In a second bowl, combine flour, cornmeal, salt, pepper and garlic salt. Dip squash slices first in the egg mixture, then dredge the squash in the dry mixture.
  3. Heat 1/2 inch of oil in a deep skillet over medium heat. Fry squash until golden brown.
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  1. 135 Ratings


The original recipe was quite bland for my taste so, on the second batch, I added approx. 1/2 tsp of salt, garlic powder, onion powder and black pepper to the batter. I shallow fried and flipped...

I used yellow squash for this recipe and it was so easy and delicious. Minor recommendations: Instead of using an egg and milk just use the egg. Also, eliminate the spices in the recipe and...

You have got to try this recipe!Oh my gosh!!! This is delicious! I can not stop eating the green tomatoes I fried up using this dredge. The squash was ok, it would have been better, a LOT better...

When I made this recipe, I used yellow squash instead and i was a big hit. My boyfriend's mother was so impressed that she upgraded her fried squash recipe to include eggs, milk, and flour. It m...

Very good! I used yellow crookneck squash and it turned out wonderful. Make sure you salt the hot squash to taste after you remove them from the pan and drain them on paper towels.

Great recipe for frying up all those summer squash! My children, who hate veggies, ate this willingly! I decreased the milk to 1/4 cup and added some Frank's Red Hot Sauce to the egg/milk mixt...

I had never fried squash before, and this turned out great. I used fresh yellow squash out of my dad's garden...Hubby loved it! Thanks!

Ohhh so good! I have tried to fry squash before, but it never turned out right. I found this recipe and fell in love! Very yummy. I did dip them into Italian stye breadcrumbs and flour instead o...

Love it! Just finished eating our first simple, so good. Our seasonings: 1 tsp salt, 1 tsp garlic powder, 1/2 tsp black peppper. We mixed this in with the flour, then dumped in a pa...