Save on Pinterest

Crispy Onion Chayote Bites

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


  • 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


  • 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.
  • 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.
Every editorial product is independently selected, though we may be compensated or receive an affiliate commission if you buy something through our links.

Recommended Video


Click stars to rate
Average Rating:
  • gunslinger
    Jun 19, 2018

    Delicious! The onions gave them a nice tasty crispy coating. My favorite of all the baked squash & zucchini recipes I have tried!