Air-Fried Zucchini Chips

Air frying zucchini chips let's you enjoy the same crispy coating without all the added fat. They make an excellent healthy snack or appetizer recipe.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Fry Time:
7 mins
Total Time:
17 mins
20 chips


  • 2 tablespoon all-purpose flour

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • teaspoon pepper

  • 1 egg, lightly beaten

  • 1 ½ teaspoon water

  • cup panko bread crumbs

  • 2 tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese

  • ½ teaspoon chili powder

  • ¼ teaspoon garlic salt

  • 1 medium zucchini, sliced 1/2-inch thick

  • Marinara sauce, warmed


  1. Preheat air fryer to 400°F. In a shallow dish combine flour, salt, and pepper. In another shallow dish combine the egg and water. In a third shallow dish combine the panko, Parmesan, chili powder, and garlic salt. Dip zucchini slices in flour mixture, then egg mixture, then panko mixture to coat.

  2. Arrange slices in air fryer basket in a single layer. Cook in batches for 7 to 9 minutes or until golden, turning once*. Serve warm with marinara.

    Air-Fried Zucchini Chips
    Rachel Marek and Emily Hemmingsen

If frying multiple batches:

Preheat oven to 200°F. Place a wire rack on a baking sheet. Transfer fried zucchini chips to wire rack and keep warm in oven until ready to serve.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

85 Calories
3g Fat
11g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 85
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 3g 4%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 49mg 16%
Sodium 436mg 19%
Total Carbohydrate 11g 4%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 9.6mg 48%
Calcium 47mg 4%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 263mg 6%
Folate, total 29.2mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.1mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.2mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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