Chef's Garden Veggie Corn Dog

Chef's Garden Veggie Corn Dog



For the zucchini

  • 1 baby zucchini squash 
  • salt

For the batter

  • 1/4 cup minced shallot
  • 1/2 cup clarified butter (or another fat source) 
  • 2 tablespoons Sasquatch BBQ's Mother Plucker rub
  • 1 cup fine-ground cornmeal
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 1/2 cups buttermilk 
  • Pinch salt


Prepare the zucchini

  1. Cut all squash vertically into two halves.
  2. Toss long zucchini in a bowl with salt evenly 
  3. Let sit for 8-10 minutes to expel moisture 
  4. Drain water and pat squash dry with towels. 
  5. They are now ready for dredging. 


  1. Sweat the shallots in a pan with the clarified butter (or any other fat source) 
  2. Add Mother Plucker blend.
  3. Mix all ingredients including the shallots and fat in a bowl with a whisk until smooth. 
  4. Pour into a long container like a cup, so you’re able to dip your squash in. 
  5. When battering squash or hot dog, dip in batter then give a couple of shakes. Dip into batter again and shake. 
  6. Once sufficiently battered, dry in a pot of canola oil set to 325°F.
  7. Season with salt once golden brown and sprinkle some more mother plucker on top.