Zucchini Fries Recipe

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"These flavorful fries are the first thing we make when the zucchini in our garden is ready," relates Debbie Brunssen of Randolph, Nebraska. "I fry several batches because our family of eight loves these crispy golden wedges." You will, too, at just 71¢ per serving.
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TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1 medium zucchini
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon onion salt
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1/3 cup 2% milk
  • 1 teaspoon canola oil
  • 4 cups Corn Chex, crushed
  • Oil for deep-fat frying

Nutritional Facts

4 each: 324 calories, 16g fat (2g saturated fat), 54mg cholesterol, 766mg sodium, 41g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 2g fiber), 7g protein.


  1. Cut zucchini in half widthwise, then cut each half lengthwise into eight wedges; set aside. In a large bowl, combine the flour, onion salt, oregano and garlic powder. Combine the egg, milk and oil; stir into the dry ingredients just until blended. Dip zucchini wedges in batter, then roll in crushed cereal.
  2. In an electric skillet or deep-fat fryer, heat oil to 375°. Fry zucchini wedges, a few at a time, for 3-4 minutes or until golden brown. Drain on paper towels; keep warm. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Zucchini Fries in Quick Cooking September/October 2001, p51

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jcarley User ID: 8696865 252118
Reviewed Aug. 1, 2016

"These zucchini fries are very tasty! My family likes to dip them in ranch dressing. I have made this tecipe many times over the years. It was first printed in the Taste of Home quick Cooking magazine."

justmbeth User ID: 1196484 91872
Reviewed Nov. 25, 2012

"These weren't too bad. Able to get my non-zucchini loving family to eat them. I needed way more chex mix than the recipe called for. I think I'll try another zucchini fry recipe next time."

LaurieFinkbiner User ID: 3775203 49819
Reviewed Jun. 20, 2010

"I've made several times and they are fantastic! Will be making again and again! Thank you for this great recipe!"

rachellestratton User ID: 2983875 73997
Reviewed Aug. 18, 2009

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keykeelee User ID: 4348239 126113
Reviewed Aug. 17, 2009

"I cannot wait to try these!!"

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