Fried Zucchini Recipe

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Jeanne Published: December 7, 2020 Modified: July 7, 2021
Fried Zucchini Recipe

How To Make Fried Zucchini

This fried zucchini recipe is a great summer food made with sliced zucchini coated in a parmesan breadcrumb mixture and fried to golden brown perfection.

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 4 minutes
Total: 24 minutes



  • 2medium zucchini
  • 2eggs
  • ¾cupall-purpose flour
  • ½cupparmesan cheese,grated
  • 2cupsseasoned bread crumbs
  • canola oil,for frying


  1. Trim ends off zucchini and slice into ½-inch slices.

  2. Beat eggs with salt and pepper to taste. Combine parmesan cheese, bread crumbs, and salt & pepper to taste in a separate dish.

  3. Pour oil into a pan to ½-inch deep and heat over medium heat.

  4. Dredge zucchini in flour, dip in eggs and finally dip in bread crumbs. Repeat with remaining slices.

  5. Add zucchini to the pan one at a time cooking for about 2 to 3 minutes per side.

  6. Drain on paper towels then season with salt if desired.


  • Calories: 1211.62kcal
  • Fat: 47.15g
  • Saturated Fat: 25.66g
  • Trans Fat: 0.02g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 15.06g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.55g
  • Carbohydrates: 121.21g
  • Fiber: 5.08g
  • Sugar: 4.47g
  • Protein: 71.62g
  • Cholesterol: 141.11mg
  • Sodium: 2265.52mg
  • Calcium: 1842.70mg
  • Potassium: 466.20mg
  • Iron: 8.69mg
  • Vitamin A: 329.92µg
  • Vitamin C: 8.77mg
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