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Baked Crispy Zucchini Fries

Baked Crispy Zucchini Fries, a great and healthy alternative to French fries. They had a great crunch to the outside and they were cooked perfectly and soft on the inside like a French fry. These are amazing with marinara
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Total Time17 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Zucchini fries
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 198kcal
Author: Swathi (Ambujom Saraswathy)


  • 2 zucchini 1.4 lb
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • ½ teaspoon cumin powder
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne powder use paprika if you don’t want heat
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • ½ cup panko breadcrumbs
  • ½ cup grated parmesan cheese
  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano
  • ½ teaspoon dried thyme
  • 3 Tablespoon olive oil


  • Preheat oven to 425. Line a cookie sheet with aluminum foil and. Set aside.
  • Start by cutting your zucchini. Cut off each end. Then cut the zucchini in half and then lengthwise. Set one piece on its end and cut it in half lengthwise. Cut that half in half. Cut that half in half. Stack the planks on top of each other and cut into strips.
  • In a bowl combine, parmesan cheese, panko bread crumb, spices and dried herbs and salt and give a good mix and set aside.
  • In a bowl ad zucchini pieces and coat with olive oil.
  • Then coat with parmesan-panko-spice mixture. You need to do each one separately and press the coating slightly as we are not using any egg. This is need for right coating.
  • Set on the cookie sheet. Bake for 12 minutes until lightly brown.
  • If you want, you can broil the zucchini fries for 1-2 minutes.
  • Can be dipped in marinara sauce, ranch, or your favorite dipping sauce.



Calories: 198kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 11mg | Sodium: 546mg | Potassium: 286mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 356IU | Vitamin C: 18mg | Calcium: 172mg | Iron: 1mg
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