Recipe: Tasty Zesty Zucchini Oven Fries

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  • Dec 29, 2021

Zesty Zucchini Oven Fries. Grease a cookie sheet with non-stick spray and set it aside. In a bowl, whisk the egg and milk together. In another bowl, combine the Parmesan cheese, oregano, basil and seasoned breadcrumbs.

Zesty Zucchini Oven Fries This recipe from one of our Genesis clients, Cindy Ussery, is a great way to add a flavor punch while adding more vegetables into your diet. If you want a crispy zucchini fries use panko crumbs or breadcrumbs. Regarding seasoning I have used, garlic powder, onion powder, cumin powder, cayenne pepper, salt, and pepper. You can make Zesty Zucchini Oven Fries using 10 ingredients and 6 steps. Here is how you achieve that.

Ingredients of Zesty Zucchini Oven Fries

  1. You need 12 oz of zucchini.
  2. You need 2 of egg whites.
  3. Prepare 1/2 c of panko bread crumbs.
  4. Prepare 1/4 of shredded Parmesan.
  5. You need 1/8 t of ground cumin.
  6. It’s 1/4 t of paprika.
  7. You need 1/2 t of garlic powder.
  8. You need 1 t of dried oregano.
  9. It’s 1 t of kosher salt.
  10. Prepare 2 t of olive oil.

For the herbs I used dried oregano and dried thyme. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or aluminum foil lightly greased with cooking spray. Cut the peeled zucchini in half lengthwise and remove the seeds. Liberally grease a baking sheet with olive oil.

Zesty Zucchini Oven Fries instructions

  1. Set oven to 450 degrees Fahrenheit. Spray sheet pan or cover with foil..
  2. Cut the zucchini into 3 inch sticks, about 1/4” thick..
  3. Froth up the egg whites (or use one whole egg and mix until well combined)..
  4. Mix together the panko, cheese, and the seasonings. Drizzle in the olive oil and mix until combined..
  5. Dip the zucchini into the egg and press them into the bread crumb mixture. Cover both sides and place on sheet pan..
  6. Bake for approximately 12 minutes. Allow to cool and enjoy!.

Cut the zucchini into fries (or nuggets) by slicing it in half so you have two short pieces. Stir bread crumbs and Parmesan cheese together in a shallow bowl. Whisk eggs in a separate shallow bowl. Working in batches, dip zucchini strips into egg mixture, shake to remove any excess, and roll strips in bread crumb mixture to coat. Transfer coated zucchini strips to the prepared baking sheet.