- 2 small to medium zucchini, about 1 pound
- 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
- 1 1/4 cups panko bread crumbs
- 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
- 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1/4 teaspoon ground sweet paprika
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
- 1 large egg, 2 egg whites, or equivalent egg substitute, lightly beaten
Heat oven to 425°. Line a baking sheet with foil and spray with nonstick cooking spray.
Slice the zucchini into strips about 4 inches in length and 1/2-inch thick. Put the strips in a bowl and toss with the flour.
In a food processor, pulse the panko crumbs with the Parmesan and seasonings until fine.
Put the egg substitute or eggs in a bowl.
Dip the floured zucchini strips, a few at a time, in the egg mixture.
Toss with the crumb mixture. Arrange on the prepared baking sheet.
Bake for about 15 minutes, until nicely browned.
Serves 4 to 6
About 90 calories per serving using egg substitute, based on 6 servings.
Serve these fries with ketchup, salsa, or a spicy sriracha mayonnaise mixture.
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