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A hand dipping air fryer zucchini fries into ketchup

Air Fryer Zucchini Fries

These crispy and crunchy Air Fryer Zucchini Fries are easy to make and certainly pleases the crowd. It’s a healthier substitute to the regular fries. Its an oil free and vegan snack or appetizer for all age groups.
Course Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword baked zucchini fries, vegan zucchini fries, zucchini fries, zucchini fries in air fryer
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 45kcal
Author Gunjan



  • Cut the zucchini horizontally into 4(cylindrical shape). Then slice each of them vertically into two halves. Then slice them again vertically so that they look like fries.
  • In a mixing bowl combine chickpea flour,oregano, cayenne pepper powder, salt and dairy free milk. Whip it up and make a thick batter. Keep panko crumbs ready in a separate bowl/plate.
  • Now, toss zucchini pieces into chickpea batter and mix gently with a spoon.
  • Then, take each zucchini slice that's well covered with the batter and roll them in panko crumbs generously. ( roll one zucchini slice at a time to get the neat pieces as the end result).
    rolled in panko crumbs
  • Place them in the air fryer basket. Grease them with cooking spray and attach the air fryer basket with air fryer and turn it on at 350-degree Fahrenheit and air fry them for 10 minutes. If it is crispy enough for you then take them out or else air fry them for another 5 minutes. (Do not exceed 15 minutes or else they will burn).
  • Serve immediately with your choice of dip.


  • For oven option: Cover the cookie sheet with a parchment paper and place each zucchini slices at regular gaps. Grease them with cooking spray and then, place the cookie sheet in a pre-heated oven and bake it at 425-degree Fahrenheit for 25-30 minutes or until golden brown and crispy.
  • This recipe tastes best when served immediately.
  • This recipe makes 24 zucchini fries and the serving size is 4 fries each person.


Calories: 45kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 46mg | Potassium: 148mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 95IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 27mg | Iron: 1mg