© Nicole Franzen
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25 MIN
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Serves : 6

F&W’s Kay Chun makes her delicate, lightly spicy latkes with grated summer squash instead of potatoes. Slideshow: More Squash Recipes

How to Make It

Step 1    

In a medium bowl, combine the squash with the scallions, jalapeño, egg, flour and baking powder and season with salt and pepper. Mix gently just to combine.

Step 2    

In a large nonstick skillet, heat 2 tablespoons of the oil. Spoon 3 heaping 1/3-cup mounds of the batter into the skillet and press lightly to flatten them. Cook over moderate heat until golden, about 
3 minutes. Flip the pancakes, add 1 tablespoon of the oil 
and cook until golden and crisp, 
2 minutes longer. Drain on paper towels. Repeat with the remaining oil and batter. Serve the pancakes hot with lemon wedges and sour cream.

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