If you’ve spent the better part of your adult life avoiding zucchini fries you are in good company. Any food that can make a brown paper bag translucent with it greases, is probably to be avoided at all costs. The versatile zucchini should never have been subjected to such oily disrespect. These healthier, baked Zucchini Fries pay proper homage to the nutritious vegetable.
This tasty snack or side dish has flavor and crunch. And, our zucchini fries have only 74 calories per serving!
These tasty, baked Zucchini Fries feature a crisp cornmeal breading for a snack that has flavor and crunch and isn't bogged down.
- Nonstick cooking spray
- ¼ cup whole wheat flour
- 2 Tbsp. corn meal
- 1 tsp. sea salt
- ½ tsp. ground black pepper
- 3 medium zucchini cut into ½ x 3-inch sticks
- 2 large egg whites lightly beaten
Preheat oven to 475° F.
Line baking sheet with foil; lightly coat with spray.
Combine flour, cornmeal, salt, and pepper in a large resealable plastic bag; shake to combine.
Working with a few pieces at a time, dip zucchini in egg whites and lift out, letting excess drip back into bowl; drop zucchini into bag containing flour mixture. Seal bag and shake to coat. Repeat with remaining zucchini.
Place zucchini on prepared baking sheet. Bake for 12 to 14 minutes, turning after 6 minutes, or until tender-crisp and golden brown.
The Nutrition Facts box below provides estimated nutritional information for this recipe.