Betty's Zucchini Fries

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Sep. 03, 2013

In this video, Betty demonstrates how to make Zucchini Fries. These fries will remind you of French fries, but they are made from zucchini squash, not potatoes!


Zucchini squash 3 Medium , washed, unpeeled, and cut into sticks (2
Paprika 1 Teaspoon
Garlic powder 1/2 Teaspoon
Coarse sea salt 1 Teaspoon
Dried oregano 1/2 Teaspoon
Ground black pepper 1/4 Teaspoon , coarsely ground
All purpose flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Eggs 2 , well beaten
Panko breadcrumbs 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Oil/Peanut oil 2 Cup (32 tbs)
To sprinkle on top:
Coarse sea salt To Taste
Grated parmesan cheese To Taste



1. Cut zucchini squash into sticks and set aside.


2. In a gallon-sized Zip-Lock bag, place paprika, garlic powder, coarse sea salt, dried oregano, and ground black pepper. Shake the bag until well combined.

3. Place all zucchini sticks in bag and shake to coat well.

4. Set up an assembly line of 3 shallow bowls. (Each bowl must be as wide as the length of the zucchini sticks.) In the first bowl, place all-purpose flour. In the second bowl, place well-beaten eggs, and in the third place panko breadcrumbs.

5. In pot heat oil over medium flame until it reaches 350 degree F. Use a thermometer and check that the oil does not exceed 350 degree F.

6. With tongs, dip each seasoned zucchini stick into flour to coat, then in egg, and finally roll into panko breadcrumbs.

7. Place each coated stick in oil and fry a few at a time until brown on all sides.

8. Remove them from the oil and place on platter covered with paper towel.


9. Sprinkle top with coarse sea salt, grated Parmesan cheese.


10. Serve immediately with Salsa Verde and enjoy.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 10 Minutes
Ready In: 10 Minutes
Servings: 6

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 277Calories from Fat 98

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 11 g16.9%

Saturated Fat 1 g5%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 429 mg17.88%

Total Carbohydrates 35 g11.7%

Dietary Fiber 2 g8%

Sugars 2 g

Protein 9 g18%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet