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

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


  • Air fryer
  • 3 (three) bowls


  • 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


  • 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.


  • 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.


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