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Baked Zucchini Fries

Baked Zucchini Fries are a crispy, tender, and healthy alternative to fried potato fries. This recipe is so easy to make and perfect to pair with any meal. Try making a batch today.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: baked zucchini fries, zucchini fries
Servings: 4
Calories: 159kcal


  • 2 large fresh zucchini squash
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 cup panko breadcrumbs
  • ½ cup grated Parmesan
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ¼ teaspoon dried basil
  • ¼ teaspoon dried thyme
  • salt and ground black pepper to preference


  • Begin the recipe by cleaning the zucchini and cutting it into the shape of fries or wedges. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. and line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together the 1 large egg and 1 tablespoon water.
  • In a separate small bowl, combine 1 cup panko breadcrumbs, ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese, ¼ teaspoon garlic powder, ¼ teaspoon dried basil, ¼ teaspoon dried thyme, salt,  and ground black pepper (to preference).
  • Dip the zucchini fries in the egg mixture until evenly coated, then toss the zucchini fries in the panko and Parmesan mixture until evenly coated.
  • Place on the prepared baking sheet. Continue this process until all of the zucchini fries are finished.
  • Place into the oven and bake for 18 to 20 minutes, turning the zucchini halfway through the baking process.
  • Continue baking until the crust looks crispy and golden brown. Serve immediately.


  • Pair with your favorite creamy dipping sauce.
  • Try mixing together 1 ½-cup plain Greek yogurt with a package of dry ranch seasoning mix.


Calories: 159kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 58mg | Sodium: 332mg | Potassium: 484mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 499IU | Vitamin C: 29mg | Calcium: 199mg | Iron: 2mg