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Air Fryer Zucchini Chips on a plate, sprinkled with parmesan cheese and served with marinara sauce.
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Air Fryer Zucchini Chips

These air fryer zucchini chips are insanely crispy and delicious! The air fryer cooks the zucchini perfectly and is a much healthier alternative to deep-frying. These air fryer zucchini chips are cheesy, crunchy, and loaded with Italian seasoning. Dip them in marinara sauce for a tasty appetizer or snack!
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Italian
Keyword 20-minute, easy snack, summer recipe
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 161kcal
Cost $5

Equipment

  • Air fryer
  • 3 (three) bowls

Ingredients

  • 2 medium zucchinis cut into 1/2-inch slices
  • 1 cup Panko breadcrumbs
  • ½ cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 large eggs beaten
  • ¼ cup all purpose flour

To Serve

  • 1 cup marinara sauce

Instructions

  • Preheat air fryer to 380° Fahrenheit.
  • Mix Panko breadcrumbs, parmesan cheese, Italian seasoning, garlic powder, and salt in a small bowl. In separate bowl, beat 2 eggs. Add flour to third bowl.
  • Dredge zucchini slices in flour, then toss in beaten egg. Dip and coat well in breadcrumb mixture.
  • Transfer coated zucchini slices to air fryer in a single layer and cook for 10 minutes. Flip each slice and cook for an additional 5 minutes. Remove from air fryer and serve with marinara sauce.

Notes

  • Make it Gluten-Free: Use gluten-free breadcrumbs instead of Panko breadcrumbs and gluten-free flour instead of all purpose flour.
  • Make it Dairy-Free: Use 1/2 cup of nutritional yeast instead of parmesan cheese.
 
Recipe yields approximately 4 servings. Nutritional values shown reflect information for 1 serving, not including marinara sauce. Macros may vary slightly depending on the specific ingredients used.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 161kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 11mg | Sodium: 600mg | Potassium: 320mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 313IU | Vitamin C: 18mg | Calcium: 191mg | Iron: 2mg | Net Carbs: 19g