Crispy Baked Parmesan Zucchini Fries

Crispy Baked Parmesan Zucchini Fries plated

Recipe Information

Time 35 minutes
Servings 4 People

Zucchini fries are a fantastic alternative to traditional potato fries. They're not only healthier but also incredibly tasty, especially when baked with a crispy Parmesan coating. This recipe has been a family favorite for years, and it's always a hit at gatherings.

The inspiration for these zucchini fries came from a desire to create a guilt-free snack that still satisfied the craving for something savory and crunchy. After experimenting with different coatings and baking techniques, this version emerged as the clear winner.

These zucchini fries are versatile and can be served with various dipping sauces, such as marinara, ranch, or even a spicy aioli. They're perfect for game day, movie night, or just a casual get-together with friends and family.


  • 2 medium zucchinis
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup panko breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 2 large eggs


  1. Preheat oven to 425°F (220°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Cut zucchinis into 3-inch long and 1/2-inch thick sticks.
  3. In a shallow dish, combine grated Parmesan cheese, panko breadcrumbs, garlic powder, onion powder, dried oregano, salt, and black pepper.
  4. In another shallow dish, beat the eggs.
  5. Dip each zucchini stick into the beaten eggs, then coat with the Parmesan-panko mixture, pressing firmly to ensure an even coating.
  6. Place coated zucchini sticks on the prepared baking sheet, leaving space between each fry.
  7. Bake for 20-25 minutes, or until golden brown and crispy.
  8. Remove from oven and let cool for a few minutes before serving.


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