If you’re looking to make something a little different, experiment with this zesty side dish. In place of ordinary potato fries, pair your burger, wrap or sandwich with a batch of these crispy green strips made from calabash squash. This green fruit (commonly referred to as a vegetable) is known as the “bottle gourd” for its unique shape and is used in a variety of delicacies from around the world.
- Slice squash into thin strips. Lightly coat skillet with olive oil spray.
- Over medium-high heat, arrange squash strips in pan and coat top side of strips with oil, lime juice, chili powder and sea salt. For extra spice, add a dash of cayenne pepper.
- Pan-fry each side until desired crispiness.