Crispy Onion Chayote Bites Recipe

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For a change of pace, substitute Chayotes for the summer squash. They are a gourd-like fruit similar in size, color and shape to a large green pear. They are also known as 'mirlitons'.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 15 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 15 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 3 cups (6 ounces) French's® Original or Cheddar French Fried Onions
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 to 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 to 2 medium zucchini or yellow summer squash, cut into 1/4-inch slices


  1. Place onions in a resealable plastic bag. Seal bag and crush onions with hands or rolling pin. Transfer to a pie plate or waxed paper. Place flour in another plastic bag. Place eggs in a shallow bowl, lightly beat.
  2. Toss squash pieces in flour; shake off excess. Dip into beaten egg; then coat in onion crumbs, pressing firmly to adhere. Place squash pieces in a single layer on a lightly greased baking sheet. Bake, uncovered, at 400° for 10-15 minutes or until tender. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Crispy Onion Chayote Bites in Taste of Home Cooking School Collection Spring 2009, p31

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