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4 from 3 votes

Fried Squash Recipe

This Southern Fried Squash recipe has been in my family for generations. Made of fresh summer squash, fried squash makes a perfect side dish!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time50 mins
Servings: 4
Author: Robyn Stone | Add a Pinch


  • 6 medium size squash cut into 1/4 inch slices
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 3 tablespoons shortening
  • 3 tablespoons butter


  • Preheat oven to 350ยบ F.
  • Place sliced squash in medium-size mixing bowl with flour, salt, and pepper. Stir until well coated.
  • Melt shortening and butter over medium heat in large iron skillet or oven-safe skillet. Add squash. Cook until lightly browned, stirring frequently. Place in oven and cook for 20 minutes, stirring once.