Prep Time: 15 minutes/Total Time: 30 minutes. Makes 7-8 cakes.Ingredients:
•1 large zucchni grated, excess water removed (After you grate the zucchini, you can use cheesecloth, paper towels or simply squeeze zucchini with your hands to release the water)
•1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
•1 cup Japanese panko bread crumbs
•1/4 teaspoon paprika
•1 clove garlic, minced fine
•salt and pepper to taste
•2 tablespoons olive oil for frying
Combine all ingredients, except olive oil, and mix thoroughly. Form the mixture into cakes.
In a large pan over medium heat, add the oil. Once hot, add cakes and cook until golden brown, about 3-4 minutes per side. Serve with sour cream, plain yogurt or even a little ketchup.