Air Fryer Zucchini Fries

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Crispy, tender parmesan zucchini Fries, air fried to absolute perfection! Air Fryer Zucchini Fries will quickly become your new favorite healthy snack.

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These light parmesan Air Fried Zucchini Fries are the perfect appetizer, side dish or snack. Low Carb, Keto and Gluten Free! I could go on and on about how much I love air frying. You can enjoy every bite of air fried dishes completely guilt-free.

What you Need to Make Air Fried Zucchini Fries:

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  • Zucchini
  • Egg
  • Panko breadcrumbs
  • Parmesan cheese
  • Garlic powder
  • Salt and pepper
  • Cooking olive oil spray
zucchini strips, egg, panko bread crumbs and shredded parmesan cheese

Tips For Making Crispy Zucchini and Summer Squash Fries

Here are a few tips to help get crispy zucchini fries each and every time. 

  • Size: Cut the zucchini quartered lengthwise in a uniform thickness- about 1 of an inch thick each. This will ensure your fries cook evenly.
  • Space: Don’t over crowd your air fryer and cook your fries in batches if needed. Make sure the zucchinis are placed in a single layer.
  • Serve right away: Zucchini fries are best when served fresh.
Air fryer zucchini fries- healthy air fryer snacks.

How to Serve Zucchini Fries:

When ready to serve, you can dip these parmesan zucchini fries in your favorite dipping sauce – garlic aioli, sriracha sauce, ranch, fry sauce, marinara sauce, or avocado dressing. The sky is the limit!

More Air Fryer Recipes You’ll Love!

Air Fryer Chicken Cutlets

Air Fried Okra

Air-Fried French Fries

Air-Fried Zucchini Chips

Air-Fried Falafel

Air-Fried Asparagus

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Air fryer zucchini fries- healthy air fryer snacks.

Air Fryer Zucchini Fries

Yield: 4
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 7 minutes
Total Time: 17 minutes

Crispy. low carb air fryer zucchini fries.



  1. Cut zucchini lengthwise in quarters then cut into strips about 1" long and 1" thick. Set aside
  2. Grease the air fryer basket with olive oil cooking spray. Set aside.
  3. Whisk an egg in a small bowl.
  4. Place panko breadcrumbs in another dish with Parmesan cheese, black pepper, salt and garlic powder.
  5. Working in batches first dip each zucchini into the egg mixture.
  6. Then into the panko mixture.
  7. Arrange the zucchini strips in the air fryer basket in a single layer.
  8. Spray the top of the breaded zucchini fries with olive oil spray as well.
  9. Cook for 7-8 minutes at 400 °F, flipping half way through.

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