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A delicious Crispy Zucchini Fries recipe that you can make quickly in the air fryer. These Air fryer zucchini fries with a light Parmesan cheese topping are ready in less than 20 minutes.  

I am now sharing more air fryer recipes and honestly, this is one of my favorite zucchini recipes. 

Air Fryer Zucchini Fries

Why This Recipe

This makes a nice low carb appetizer or snack idea. It also is the perfect side dish for burgers, sandwiches and I love them with soups. 

When looking for a healthy side dish idea, this zucchini recipe makes crispy air fryer zucchini fries and it does not take a lot of time to make. 

The zucchini is lightly breaded, with panko breadcrumbs When looking for a quick dinner idea, shrimp is a wonderful dinner that does not take a lot of time to make. 

Air Fryer Zucchini sticks

This is a great recipe if you are on the keto diet because there is no flour in this recipe and it uses less oil in an air fryer. 

 

Air Fryer Zucchini Sticks 

Ingredients For  Bang Bang Shrimp

Air Fryer Zucchini Fries Ingredients

Zucchini – Be sure to use fresh zucchini.

Panko bread crumbs – I like to use the ones with Italian seasoning.

Eggs – to coat the veggies.

Spices – salt, black pepper, seasoning salt, garlic powder, basil for flavor 

How to Make Parmesan Zucchini Fries

Step-by-Step Instructions are in the recipe card below, but here is a visual of the main steps. 

  1. Cut the ends of the zucchini off and then cut the zucchini first in half and then in fourths to make your zucchini slices. 
  2. Mix together panko and spices in a dipping plate. In another dipping plate, beat the two eggs.
  3. Dip zucchini spears in the egg mixture.
  4. Then dip into the breadcrumb mixture.
  5. Set aside once all zucchini has been breaded.
  6. Place zucchini fries in a single layer in the air fryer basket. Depending on the size of your air fryer, you may need to repeat this step twice.
  7. Cook in the air fryer at 400 degrees f for 7 minutes. Turn sticks over and cook another 7 minutes at the same temperature. Depending on the size of your air fryer, you may need to repeat this step twice. Let the zucchini fries set for a minute or two on a paper towel or parchment paper. 

 

How To Make Zucchini Fries in the Air Fryer

This air fryer vegetable appetizer is ready to eat!

 

Air Fryer Zucchini Sticks

Air Fryer Zucchini Sticks on a plate
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Air Fryer Zucchini Fries

Lightly breaded zucchini sticks made in an air fryer for a healthy snack or side dish.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword air fryer, chocolate chips, fries, spears, vegetable, zucchini
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 14 minutes
Calories 323kcal
Cost $2

Equipment

  • air fryer

Ingredients

  • 2 medium zucchini squash
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup panko crumbs
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon seasoning salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • spray oil

Instructions

  • Spray air fryer basket with a spray of oil.
  • Cut the ends of the zucchini off and then cut the zucchini first in half and then in fourths to make your zucchini slices.
  • Mix together panko and spices in a dipping plate. In another dipping plate, beat the two eggs.
  • Dip zucchini spears in the egg mixture.
  • Then dip into the breadcrumb mixture.
  • Set aside once all zucchini has been breaded.
  • Place zucchini fries in a single layer in the air fryer basket. Depending on the size of your air fryer, you may need to repeat this step twice.
  • Cook in the air fryer at 400 degrees f for 7 minutes. Turn sticks over and cook another 7 minutes at the same temperature. Depending on the size of your air fryer, you may need to repeat this step twice. Let the zucchini fries set for a minute or two on a paper towel or parchment paper.

Nutrition

Calories: 323kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 327mg | Sodium: 2704mg | Potassium: 1266mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 1267IU | Vitamin C: 70mg | Calcium: 193mg | Iron: 6mg

Pro Tips and Timesaver Shortcuts

  • Avoid putting too many zucchini sticks in the air fryer at a time. They should be a single layer and not touching. 
  • Try air-frying other vegetables, such as cauliflower and broccoli florets or yellow squash.

FAQ

What Can I serve with Zucchini Fries?

These zucchini sticks are great on their own, but they are nice with a dipping sauce such as Ranch dressing or marinara sauce.  or garlic aioli works well too

Can I use this to marinate Pork Loin?

 a creamy Sriracha-based sauce that is both sweet and savory.

More Delicious Zucchini recipes

Baked Zucchini and Squashthe perfect side dish that comes together quickly.

Zucchini and Tomatoes – a lovely sautéed veggies recipe that is the perfect summer side dish. 

Zucchini and Pasta Casserole – A great recipe idea that combines zucchini, pasta, and ground beef for an easy dinner casserole.  

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Thursday 26th of August 2021

Wow, they look fun! We finally have an air fryer, and we also have zucchinis the size of baseball bats! Guess we let those grow a bit too much..

Raquel

Saturday 28th of August 2021

Love that you are growing zucchini! Going to try and grow some next seqson.