Air Fryer Zucchini Fries

Air Fryer Zucchini Fries are coated in a seasoned panko and parmesan cheese coating making them a crispy and delicious appetizer, side dish, or snack.
Air Fryer Zucchini Fries coated in a seasoned panko and parmesan cheese coating on a tan plate with a blue and tan striped kitchen towel next to it.
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If you've been looking for a new way to prepare zucchini, you've got to try air fryer zucchini fries! Cooking breaded zucchini in an air fryer created an irresistible crispy outside and a soft tender inside.

I love to serve zucchini fries with a dip like ranch or marinara sauce, but they're just as good on their own.

They take a little bit of time to prepare, but are oh, so worth it. Even kids like this healthy zucchini recipe!

Golden brown Air Fryer Zucchini Fries in a basket-style air fryer.

HOW TO MAKE AIR FRYER ZUCCHINI FRIES

To make air fryer zucchini fries, dip sliced fresh zucchini in egg, then coat in a seasoned breadcrumb and parmesan coating and air fry until golden and crispy. See below for detailed recipe instructions.

Air fryer zucchini fries being made.

WHAT TO SERVE WITH A ZUCCHINI FRIES

Zucchini fries can be served as a healthy side dish to just about any main dish! Try dipping your zucchini fries in marinara sauce or ranch.

HOW TO REHEAT ZUCCHINI FRIES

Reheat zucchini fries in your air fryer for just a few minutes until heated through. Don't microwave or they will be soft and soggy on the outside!

Air Fryer Zucchini Fries in a parchment paper-lined metal basket.

MORE ZUCCHINI SIDE DISHES

Looking for more zucchini side dish inspiration? Check out a few popular zucchini recipes from the archives:

Easy Grilled Zucchini Greek Zoodle Salad Zucchini Chips Zucchini Tots




If you try this air fryer zucchini recipe, I'd love to know what you think in the comments below. Enjoy!

Golden brown Air Fryer Zucchini Fries in a basket-style air fryer.

Air Fryer Zucchini Fries

Yield: 3 servings
Prep Time: 15 MINUTES
cook time: 10 MINUTES
total time: 25 MINUTES
Air Fryer Zucchini Fries are coated in a seasoned panko and parmesan cheese coating making them a crispy and delicious appetizer, side dish, or snack.

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INGREDIENTS

2 zucchini
1/2 cup panko breadcrumbs
1/2 cup parmesan cheese
1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon onion powder
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/8 teaspoon paprika
1 egg
1 tablespoon water



INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Trim the ends off of the zucchini and cut in half crosswise. Slice the zucchini into 1/2-inch french fry shaped pieces.
  2. In a large shallow dish, combine the breadcrumbs, parmesan cheese, Italian seasoning, garlic powder, onion powder, black pepper, and paprika.
  3. In a separate dish, whisk the egg with the water.
  4. Working in batches, dip the zucchini pieces in the egg, then the breadcrumb mixture pressing the breadcrumbs onto each side of the zucchini. Carefully transfer the breaded zucchini to your air fryer and arrange in a single layer, making sure the pieces are not touching. (Depending on the size of your air fryer, you will have to cook these in batches.)
  5. Spray the zucchini with olive oil spray and air fry at 375 degrees for 8-10 minutes or until golden brown on the outside and soft on the inside. Serve with marinara sauce or ranch for dipping.


NOTES

Author: Becky Tarala

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