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Fried Pumpkin Slices

Fried Pumpkin Slices

"Make some great food with Papa Za and then turn it into a pizza!"
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword Fried Pumpkin
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 1 person
Calories 365kcal
Cost $1-2




  • 1 cup Pumpkin flesh (cubed and sliced thin)
  • 1 Egg
  • ½ cup Water
  • 1 tsp Garlic powder
  • 1 tsp Onion powder
  • ½ tsp Cinnamon (ground)
  • ¼ tsp Nutmeg (ground)
  • ¼ tsp Cloves (ground)
  • ¼ tsp Cayenne pepper (ground)
  • Oil (for frying)



  • Break down the Pumpkin.
  • Slice a thin piece of pumpkin off of its side and use that side as the base for stability, remove the stem from the pumpkin.
  • Half it, quarter it, then clean out all the seeds and insides, scraping off all of the stringy pumpkin bits, and removing any remaining bits of stem.
  • Take one of the quarter pieces of pumpkin and cut into 3 strips, then cut 2 inch pumpkin chunks and remove the skin of the pumpkin.
  • Slice chunks thinly into ⅛ inch thick pieces, discarding any stringy pumpkin slices.
  • In a large bowl, add egg, water, garlic powder, onion powder, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, cayenne, salt and pepper, mix well.
  • Add pumpkin slices to bowl, mix well, making sure to coat all of the pieces.
  • Add oil to large wok or pot and heat to medium. When oil is hot, add pumpkin slices one at a time and do not overcrowd.
  • Flipping and stirring frequently, cook 3-5 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Remove fried pumpkin slices with a slotted spoon, or metal tongs and drain on paper towel.



Calories: 365kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 33g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 164mg | Sodium: 74mg | Potassium: 529mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 10325IU | Vitamin C: 11mg | Calcium: 76mg | Iron: 2mg