Baked Panko-Breaded Zucchini Fries


These breaded zucchini fries are a surprisingly tasty yet healthy alternative for your deep-fry craving. Use marinara sauce, ranch sauce, or your favorite dipping sauce to finish off this tasty snack.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
30 mins


  • 3 small zucchini, cut into french-fry shaped pieces

  • salt to taste

  • 2 large eggs, beaten

  • 1 cup panko bread crumbs

  • ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese

  • 2 tablespoons Italian seasoning


  1. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C). Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil.

  2. Season zucchini with salt; set aside.

  3. Place beaten eggs in a shallow bowl. Mix together bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese, and Italian seasoning in a second shallow bowl.

  4. Dip zucchini in beaten eggs, then press into bread crumbs to coat. Gently toss between your hands to remove excess bread crumbs. Arrange breaded zucchini in a single layer on the prepared baking sheet.

  5. Bake zucchini in the preheated oven until golden brown, about 15 minutes.

Editor's Note:

The nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of the breading ingredients. The actual amount of the breading consumed will vary.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

294 Calories
10g Fat
47g Carbs
18g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 2
Calories 294
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g 13%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 195mg 65%
Sodium 505mg 22%
Total Carbohydrate 47g 17%
Dietary Fiber 4g 14%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 18g
Vitamin C 32mg 162%
Calcium 235mg 18%
Iron 4mg 20%
Potassium 618mg 13%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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