Baked Panko-Breaded Zucchini Fries Recipe -
Baked Panko-Breaded Zucchini Fries Recipe
  • READY IN 30 mins

Baked Panko-Breaded Zucchini Fries

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"A surprisingly tasty, yet healthy, alternative for your fry craving. Use marinara sauce, ranch sauce, or your favorite dipping sauce to finish off this tasty snack."

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  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    15 mins

    30 mins


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C). Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil.
  2. Season zucchini pieces with salt.
  3. Mix panko bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese, and Italian seasoning in a bowl.
  4. Dip zucchini pieces into the beaten eggs and then press into bread crumbs to coat; gently toss between your hands so any bread crumbs that haven't stuck can fall away. Arrange breaded zucchini onto the prepared baking sheet in a single layer.
  5. Bake zucchini in preheated oven until golden brown, about 15 minutes.
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  • Editor's Note:
  • The nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of the breading ingredients. The actual amount of the breading consumed will vary.

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Aug 18, 2014

Yum! I used seasoned panko crumbs and just a sprinkle of Italian seasoning and garlic powder. I didn't think these were gonna turn out as good/crispy as they were. A great new way to enjoy zucchini...and it's healthy too!!!! Thanks for sharing. :)

Oct 01, 2014

To our surprise, these were fantastic! They were very flavorful and nice and crispy. I used two larger zucchini and baked for 15 minutes at 425 on the lower oven rack. I used about 2/3rds a cup of Panko but kept the cheese and seasoning amounts the same (and ended up with enough left over for another zucchini). I used a Cajun seasoning blend instead of Italian since we had a spicy spinach and feta turkey burger with them but am sure the Italian would be just as tasty. We will definitely have again.


5 Ratings

Sep 18, 2014

used this recipe on zucchini and eggplant == think next time I may add dry ranch dressing mix for additional flavor

Sep 16, 2014

I liked this recipe and would make it again. I used two store bought average-size zucchini instead of three and had plenty of fries for my husband and I. I salted the zucchini before breading. However, I did not have regular Italian seasoning on hand so I used salt-free Italian seasoning. This may have been why the zucchini fries did not seem quite salty enough for my taste. The next time I make this recipe, I will try using regular Italian seasoning or use Panko bread crumbs with Italian seasoning added. I think a little garlic powder would also add additional flavor.


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  • Calories
  • 294 kcal
  • 15%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 47.1 g
  • 15%
  • Cholesterol
  • 195 mg
  • 65%
  • Fat
  • 10.4 g
  • 16%
  • Fiber
  • 3.9 g
  • 15%
  • Protein
  • 18.4 g
  • 37%
  • Sodium
  • 505 mg
  • 20%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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