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Air Fryer Zucchini Fries are an easy to make healthy side dish!  Gluten free panko bread crumbs and ranch seasoning make this recipe crispy and delicious!

Air Fryer Zucchini Fries

Air Fryer Zucchini Fries are an easy to make healthy side dish!  Gluten free panko bread crumbs and ranch seasoning make this recipe crispy and delicious!

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword air fried zucchini fries, air fryer zucchini fries, gluten free zucchini fries
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 7 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 145 kcal
Author Lyndsey

Ingredients

  • 2 medium zucchini
  • 1/2 cup pancake mix
  • 1/2 cup panko bread crumbs
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 packet ranch dressing mix
  • salt to taste

Instructions

  1. Peel zucchini skin and cut zucchini into even fry shapes about 1/4 inch wide by 4 inches long. Sprinkle sea salt on zucchini.

  2. Spray air fryer basket with coconut oil spray and preheat to 400F if required.

  3. Mix 1/4 of the ranch seasoning packet into the pancake mix and 1/4 of the seasoning packet into the panko bread crumbs (you are using 1/2 of one packet, so 1/4 of the total packet)

  4. Coat zucchini fries with pancake mix, then egg, then panko bread crumb mix. Repeat process until all zucchini fries are coated.

  5. Add zucchini to air fryer basket in one layer and do not crowd them. Air fry for 7 minutes or until desired crispiness. Serve with ketchup, marinara, ranch dressing or aioli.

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Recipe Notes

Make the following substitutions for whole30 or keto air fryer zucchini fries.

You can also add in 2 tbsp parmesan cheese to panko mix if desired (not whole30 compliant)