Crispy Oven Baked Zucchini Fries

Crispy Oven Baked Zucchini Fries by

Gigi Stewart, M.A.

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  • 2 large zucchini, washed & dried, ends trimmed (no need to peel)
  • ¾ cup gluten-free bread crumbs
  • ½ cup very finely grated Asiago cheese (can sub Romano or Parmesan)
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
  • Pinch of salt and pepper
  • 1 egg white, lightly beaten with fork
  • 1 – 2 tablespoons coconut oil (or other high heat oil like avocado oil)

 

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 425F and lightly grease a large baking sheet.
  2. Cut zucchini in half cross-wise, then cut each portion lengthwise into “fries”.
  3. Combine bread crumbs, cheese, garlic powder, salt and pepper in a shallow bowl.
  4. Add egg white to a separate shallow bowl; beat with fork.
  5. Assembly line style, dip zucchini pieces into egg white, then into crumb mixture, then place on baking sheet. Repeat until all pieces are used.
  6. Discard any leftover egg white and/or bread crumb mixture.
  7. Drizzle fries with coconut oil, then bake 20-25 minutes, until browned and crisp.
  8. Serve immediately.