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Keto Zucchini Fries

Keto Zucchini Fries

Keto zucchini fries breaded with a seasoned almond flour and parmesan cheese coating and baked in the oven or placed in the air fryer. You can even make them crispy by using pork rinds!
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Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Calories 381.1 kcal

Ingredients
 

  • 1 whole zucchini
  • 1/4 cup blanched almond flour (sub for pork rinds)
  • 1/2 cup grated parmesa cheese
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon paprika

Instructions
 

  • Cut zucchini into fries
  • In one bowl beat 2 eggs for mixing. Add a little milk into the wash if you'd like.
  • In another bowl add almond flour and grated parmesan cheese with all the seasoning. Then add in 2 TB of melted butter and mix in. That is only if using almond flour, you dont have use butter if using pork rinds.
  • Preheat the air fryer or oven to 400°F
  • Place fries into egg wash. Then place fries in a even layer and sprinkle the breading across the top. Flip then repeat.
  • For air fryer, layer in air fryer and don't crowd the fries. Spray with oil then bake for 7-10 minutes, checking at 7 minutes for browing. Fries are done when breading is golden and brown
  • For oven, place fries spread out evenly on a baking sheet or oven wire rack, don't crowd. Then bake for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown

Notes

Helpful Recipe Tips

  • Can I use coconut flour, simply put due to the nature of coconut flour that is not something you'd want to use in this recipe. It doesn't work 1:1 at all with any ingredient.
  • Pat dry, don't skip this step because zucchini is a high water content squash. After cutting just remember to lay them out and pat them out with a towel.
  • Flash fry after baking, this will ensure a fresh crispy crust if it's not crispy enough coming out the oven. A quick broil can also work when using the oven.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Keto Zucchini Fries
Amount Per Serving
Calories 381.1 Calories from Fat 280
% Daily Value*
Fat 31.1g48%
Saturated Fat 13.4g84%
Trans Fat 0.7g
Cholesterol 238.5mg80%
Sodium 613.5mg27%
Carbohydrates 9.8g3%
Fiber 2.5g10%
Sugar 3.7g4%
Protein 17.6g35%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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