Oven-Baked Parmesan Zucchini Fries

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Zucchini Fries

Summary

Yield
Servings
Prep time10 minutes
Cooking time40 minutes
Total time50 minutes

Description

Oven baking at a high temperature gives these “fries” a crunchy, crispy, browned coating that is just as satisfying as if they were fried. 

Ingredients

5  
zucchini (cut into 1/2-inch fries)
1 cup
buttermilk
1/2 cup
panko (bread crumbs)
1/4 cup
cheese, parmesan (shredded)
1 1/2 teaspoon
celery salt (divided)
1 teaspoon
salt
1/2 teaspoon
black pepper
3 tablespoons
parsley, fresh (chopped)
   
olive oil
1/2 cup
yogurt, Greek (plain)
3 tablespoons
buttermilk
2 tablespoons
dill, fresh (minced)
2 tablespoons
chives (minced)
1/2 teaspoon
salt
1/4 teaspoon
black pepper

Instructions

Preheat oven to 400F. Prepare a baking sheet with tin foil or parchment paper.

Cut zucchini into ½ inch fries. In a large bowl, soak the zucchini in 1 cup of buttermilk. Meanwhile, mix together panko, parmesan, 1 tsp celery salt, salt and pepper in a bowl. Roll wet zucchini in the dry mixture to get a good coating. Place on the baking sheet in a single layer and brush with olive oil. Bake for 40 minutes, turning halfway through.

While the fries are baking, add all of the ingredients for the dipping sauce (yogurt, buttermilk, dill, chives, 1/2 tsp celery salt, salt, and pepper) in one bowl and mix until smooth.

Sprinkle fresh parsley over cooked fries and serve with dipping sauce.