Fried Zucchini

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 4 minutes
Total Time 24 minutes
Servings 8
Author Holly Nilsson
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Crispy Fried Zucchini is a delicious way to enjoy summer zucchini! Sliced into medallions, coated in a parmesan breadcrumb mixture and fried until crispy, this crispy fried zucchini will definitely become a family favorite.


  • 2 medium zucchini about 1 1/2 lbs
  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese.
  • 2 cups seasoned bread crumbs
  • canola oil for frying


  • Trim ends off zucchini and slice into 1/2" slices.
  • Beat eggs with salt and pepper to taste. Combine parmesan cheese and bread crumbs in a separate dish.
  • Pour oil into a pan to 1/2" deep and heat over medium heat.
  • Dredge zucchini in flour, dip in eggs and finally dip in bread crumbs. Repeat with remaining slices.
  • Add zucchini to the pan, a few at a time (don't crowd) cooking 2-3 minutes per side.
  • Drain on paper towels.

Nutrition Information

Calories: 209, Carbohydrates: 31g, Protein: 10g, Fat: 5g, Saturated Fat: 2g, Cholesterol: 47mg, Sodium: 516mg, Potassium: 233mg, Fiber: 2g, Sugar: 3g, Vitamin A: 269IU, Vitamin C: 10mg, Calcium: 140mg, Iron: 2mg