Zucchine alla Scapece

Zucchini Marinated in Vinegar

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This is an example of a traditional pickling method in which the zucchini is fried, then soaked in a vinegar–olive oil marinade. Zucchine alla Scapece is traditionally served as an antipasto, but may also accompany fish or meat, as a side dish.

The zucchini is dredged in flour and fried in oil to create a crust, which helps the vegetable to hold its shape during marinating. The zucchini is floured just before cooking to prevent the flour from absorbing moisture and becoming g