Sauteed Cucumbers Recipe

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Summary

Preparation Time5 MinCooking Time10 Min
Ready In15 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings3
CuisineCourse
Main IngredientInterest Group

Ingredients

 Cucumbers3 Medium, peeled, seeded, and cut in 1 1/2" cubes, parboiled and drained
 Butter/Margarine2 Tablespoon
 Cooking oil1 Tablespoon
 Egg1 , lightly beaten
 Toasted seasoned bread crumbs1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 199 Calories from Fat 136

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 15 g23.8%

Saturated Fat 6.6 g32.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 92.1 mg

Sodium 194.6 mg8.1%

Total Carbohydrates 12 g4%

Dietary Fiber 1.2 g4.9%

Sugars 3.2 g

Protein 4 g9%

Vitamin A 10.1% Vitamin C 7.4%

Calcium 5.3% Iron 6.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

GETTING READY
1. Place the cubed cucumbers on a paper towel to absorb the moisture and dry them well.

MAKING
2. In a heavy skillet, melt butter along with oil, over a medium flame.
3. To bread the cucumbers first dip them in the beaten egg and toss them around in bread crumbs until well coated on all sides.
4. Drop them in batches, into the hot fat and fry them for 4-5 minutes until crisp and evenly browned.
5. Using a slotted spoon, remove and drain the cucumbers on a paper toweling.
6. Transfer the fried cucumbers to a warm oven set at 250° F to keep warm.

SERVING
7. Transfer the warm cucumbers on a serving plate
8. Accompany with lemon wedges and/or Tartar Sauce if you like.
9. Serve them immediately while crispy.
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