Easy Pan-Fried Zucchini


Breaded and pan-fried zucchini is a quick and easy side for meat, or you can serve it as a vegetarian main with other vegetables and a salad.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
2 servings


  • 1 zucchini, cut into 1/4-inch slices

  • 1 clove garlic, peeled

  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour

  • 1 egg, beaten

  • 2 tablespoons dry bread crumbs, or more as needed

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, or more as needed


  1. Rub zucchini slices with garlic.

  2. Place flour, egg, and bread crumbs separately in 3 small bowls. Turn zucchini slices in flour, dusting off excess. Dip in egg and turn in bread crumbs.

  3. Heat oil in a skillet over medium-high heat and pan-fry breaded zucchini in batches on both sides until lightly browned, about 5 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

217 Calories
16g Fat
13g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 2
Calories 217
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 16g 21%
Saturated Fat 3g 14%
Cholesterol 82mg 27%
Sodium 86mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 13g 5%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 11mg 53%
Calcium 37mg 3%
Iron 1mg 8%
Potassium 212mg 5%

* 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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