How to Choose Zucchini for Grilling?
Zucchini is a year-round vegetable. However, especially summer months are ideal for making zucchini. When choosing zucchini for grilled zucchini, choose small or medium zucchini. These tend to be sweeter or less bitter.
How to Cut Zucchini for Grilling?
To make perfectly grilled zucchini, slice zucchini into long and thick strips. Round or thin slices can cause the zucchini to burn.
You can chop zucchini for grilling as follows:
- Wash the zucchini and cut off the ends. Cut it in half lengthwise. Place the cut sides on the cutting board and cut in half lengthwise again. Season zucchini and place on the grill.
- You can also cut zucchini into thicker slices. After peeling the skins of zucchini, cut them in half lengthwise and oil them. Then put it on the grill.
How to Cook Grilled Zucchini in a Grill Pan?
You can also cook grilled zucchini on the stove. You can use a grill pan for this. To make pan-grilled zucchini whisk together the butter, garlic, Italian seasoning and lemon juice in a bowl. Add salt and pepper. Add paprika to add spicy. Wash and peel the zucchini. Then cut the zucchini into thick, long strips. Spread the oil mixture you prepared on the zucchini with the help of a brush. Heat the grill pan over medium-high heat. Place the zucchini in a single layer in the skillet and grill for about 2 minutes on each side. Cook until the zucchini is browned and soft. Serve garnished with yogurt and fresh basil.
What To Serve with Grilled Zucchini?
You can serve grilled zucchini as a side dish. Grilled Zucchini is compatible with pasta, salads, sandwiches and pizzas. It can be eaten either as a filling or with the main course.
Here are our delicious recipes that you can serve with Grilled Zucchini:
How To Store Grilled Zucchini?
You can store grilled zucchini in an airtight container and refrigerate for up to 3 days. To reheat, set the oven to 350 °F or use a microwave oven.
It is not recommended to freeze grilled zucchini. However, if you want to freeze it, you can store the zucchini in the freezer without cutting them. You can freeze it this way for up to 3 months. Before consuming, keep the zucchini that you have kept in the freezer overnight in the refrigerator.