Courgette sticks

Crispy courgette sticks

A light polenta batter gives these veg batons maximum crunch

By , 02 March 2017
Crispy courgette sticks
  • Ready in: 40 mins
  • Serves: 4
  • Price: 30p per serving
Nutritional Info
Each 204g serving contains
  • Energy 1169KJ 279KCAL
    14%
  • Fat low
    2.7g
    4%
  • Saturates low
    0.4g
    2%
  • Sugars low
    2.2g
    2%
  • Salt low
    0.33g
    6%
1
of your 5-a-day
of your reference intake.
Typical energy values per 100g: 573kJ/137kcal.
Ingredients
  • 1 egg
  • 2tbsp milk
  • 250g polenta
  • 100g plain flour
  • 450g courgettes, trimmed and cut into sticks lengthwise
Method
  • Preheat the oven to 200C/180C Fan/Gas 6. Line a baking tray with baking paper.

  • Beat together the egg and milk in a measuring jug. Put the polenta and flour in a shallow bowl and stir to mix thoroughly.

  • Drop a small handful of the courgette sticks in the egg mixture and stir to coat completely. Lift them out one at a time, shaking off any excess egg before rolling in the polenta mixture. Lay on the lined baking tray and repeat with the remaining courgette sticks.

  • Bake for 30-35 mins until the coating is crisp and golden.