Crunchy Baked Zucchini Fries

If you’re looking for a delightful way to enjoy zucchini, these Crunchy Baked Zucchini Fries are the answer. A perfect balance of crispy and tender, these fries are a healthier alternative to the traditional potato version. Whether you’re serving them as an appetizer, a snack, or a side dish, they’re sure to please even the pickiest eaters.

Ingredients

  • 2 medium zucchinis, cut into matchstick-sized strips
  • 1 cup panko breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 large eggs, beaten
  • Cooking spray

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 425°F (220°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a shallow bowl, combine the panko breadcrumbs, grated Parmesan cheese, garlic powder, paprika, salt, and black pepper.
  3. Dip each zucchini strip into the beaten eggs, allowing any excess to drip off, and then coat it with the breadcrumb mixture, pressing gently to adhere.
  4. Place the coated zucchini strips on the prepared baking sheet in a single layer. Lightly spray the fries with cooking spray to help them crisp up in the oven.
  5. Bake for 18-20 minutes, turning the fries halfway through the baking time, or until they are golden brown and crispy.
  6. Remove from the oven and let them cool slightly before serving.

Prep time: 15 minutes

Cook time: 18 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

These Crunchy Baked Zucchini Fries are a healthier take on a classic favorite. Baked to perfection, they are irresistibly crispy and flavorful.

Nutrition Information: Calories: 150, Fat: 6g, Carbohydrates: 18g, Protein: 7g

Indulge in the goodness of zucchini with this recipe that turns this humble vegetable into a delightful treat. The crispy coating gives the zucchini fries a satisfying crunch, while the tender interior bursts with flavor. It’s a fantastic way to get your family to enjoy their vegetables without compromising on taste.

So whether you’re planning a cozy movie night or a casual get-together with friends, these Crunchy Baked Zucchini Fries are a must-have on the menu. They’re easy to make, delicious to eat, and guaranteed to be a hit. Try them out for yourself and add a healthy twist to your snack game!

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