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Zucchini Fries for 2

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
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    2 servings

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  • 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.
  • 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.
Nutrition Facts
1 serving: 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.
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  • gremaux
    May 20, 2020

    EXCELLENT

  • gunslinger
    Jul 24, 2017

    Made these tonight to go with stuffed peppers and we thought they were delicious! I didn't think they got as brown as I wanted so I sprayed them with a little spray butter and turned the heat to broil for a couple of minutes. Crispy skin and top a great alternative to fried.

  • evaely
    Aug 15, 2016

    This recipe was terrible. The fries tasted like cardboard

  • Susie77
    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
    Jan 19, 2016

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

  • nemeneme
    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.

  • Veronica
    Aug 7, 2015

    Husband and I thought these were easy and great!

  • susieQTee
    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
    Jul 29, 2014

    The best ever!!!!

  • Jags58
    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.