Zucchini Fries for 2 Recipe
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Zucchini Fries for 2 Recipe

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I often make these fries for my husband and myself, especially when our garden is full of zucchini. The cornmeal coating gives them a nice crunch. —Sarah Gottschalk, Richmond, Indiana
Featured In: Recipes for Zucchini
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 2 servings


  • 2 small zucchini
  • 1 large egg white
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3 tablespoons cornmeal
  • 1/2 teaspoon each salt, garlic powder, chili powder, paprika and pepper
  • Cooking spray
  • Marinara or spaghetti sauce, warmed

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 98 calories, 1g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 414mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 3g fiber), 5g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 vegetable.


  1. Cut zucchini into 3x1/2x1/2-in. pieces. In a shallow bowl, whisk egg white. In another shallow bowl, combine the flour, cornmeal and seasonings. Dip zucchini in egg white, then roll in flour mixture.
  2. Place zucchini on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray; spray with additional cooking spray. Bake at 425° for 18-22 minutes or until golden brown, turning once. Serve with marinara sauce. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Zucchini Fries for 2 in Country Woman June/July 2010, p42

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evaely User ID: 8905975 252729
Reviewed Aug. 15, 2016

"This recipe was terrible. The fries tasted like cardboard"

Susie77 User ID: 98373 243425
Reviewed Feb. 7, 2016

"Actually this was a "Zucchini Fries for One" recipe as my hubster doesn't care for the squash. More for me! I liked the seasonings; didn't care for the baking. The second time I fried them and they turned out crisp and wonderful."

cbenne12 User ID: 7424916 242090
Reviewed Jan. 19, 2016

"These were terrible, and I love zucchini. I will not be making these again."

nemeneme User ID: 8296242 231432
Reviewed Aug. 19, 2015

"I made these the other night to serve with hamburgers and wanted a change from plain old French fries. We both give them a 5 star rating but I did have to make extra coating mixture to be able to coat all of my zucchini slices. We just ate ours like French fries with ketchup but they were also just as good without it too. Will be making these again. Thanks for the recipe."

vj221979 User ID: 5329286 230869
Reviewed Aug. 7, 2015

"Husband and I thought these were easy and great!"

susieQTee User ID: 4727423 211804
Reviewed Aug. 8, 2014

"Low carb version: I made these using just Parmesan cheese instead of flour and corneal, and seasoned the Parmesan coating with garlic and pepper. They were good! The bigger the piece the better, in that they stayed firmer. I used small to medium sized zucchini's, cut it in 2 (in the middle, not lengthwise) then quartered each half. Sprinkled them with lemon juice before eating with ranch dressing."

NadineBrodd User ID: 7909593 189441
Reviewed Jul. 29, 2014

"The best ever!!!!"

Jags58 User ID: 6822208 120060
Reviewed Aug. 19, 2012

"These fries are delicious and a tasty new way to use up zucchini. I used 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper instead of chili powder, whole egg, & dipped them in ranch dressing. I love that they're baked & not deep fried."

tamarachronister User ID: 1908061 192145
Reviewed Aug. 18, 2012

"Very good, with a little added garlic. I didn't have a red sauce, so I used Durango Diner Green chili Sauce ... and sprinkled fries with parmasean cheese. That gave them a lot of pizzaz!!"

MaryThompson User ID: 831135 192142
Reviewed Aug. 3, 2010

"Similar to what I do already - added bread crumbs - whole egg - DELICIOUS!!! I eat them plain, husband ate them with RANCH dressing."

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