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5 from 2 votes

Yellow Squash Fritters

These are fabulous with a meal or as a snack with ranch dressing or salsa.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Yellow Squash Fritters
Servings: 4 servings
Author: The Southern Lady Cooks


  • 2 cups shredded or grated yellow summer squash do not peel
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup yellow cornmeal
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 egg
  • 2/3 cup buttermilk or regular milk
  • Oil for frying about 1/2 cup


  • Whisk together the flour, cornmeal, chopped onion, salt, black pepper and garlic powder in a large bowl. Stir in shredded squash, egg and buttermilk. Drop by spoonfuls into hot oil. Brown on each side. Drain on paper towels.