Air Fryer Keto Zucchini Fries With No Breading

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These air fryer keto zucchini fries are amazing! They have no breading, and instead they are crusted with Parmesan cheese – mouthwatering!

Keto Air Fryer Zucchini Fries

Looking for a healthy low-carb alternative to fries? Look no further! These air fryer zucchini fries are a perfect way to enjoy fries on a keto diet!

air fryer zucchini no bread crumbs

No air fryer? No problem! See my original Parmesan Zucchini Fries recipe that’s baked in the oven instead.  The oven-baked version has been shared on social media over 600,000 times.  The air fryer version is the perfect follow-up to this successful simple recipe!

air fryer zucchini fries no breading

There are many air fryer zucchini fries recipes on the Internet, but most of them involve dipping zucchini fries in egg and coating with bread crumbs before air frying.  Adding breading to zucchini fries defeats the purpose of them being low carb.  This recipe for air fryer zucchini fries contains no egg and no breading!

zucchini fries in the air fryer

What’s a perfect keto alternative to breading? Parmesan cheese of course!  These simple air fryer zucchini fries are tossed in olive oil and grated Parmesan cheese, then air fryer to perfection! So simple and delicious, and of course, low carb!

air fryer parmesan zucchini fries

Parmesan cheese makes these zucchini fries so addictive!

how to make air fryer zucchini fries

How To Make Air Fryer Keto Zucchini Fries

Making these Parmesan zucchini fries is super easy!  First, slice 2 zucchini into fries shape – you don’t even need to peel them! The way I do it is first I cut off and discard the zucchini stems, then cut zucchini in half, then in half again, and then cut into shape of fries.

Next, put zucchini fries in a bowl and toss with olive oil, Parmesan cheese, salt, pepper and Italian seasoning (see the printable recipe card on the bottom of this article for the exact ingredient quantities).

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Put zucchini fries in the air fryer basket, set the temperature to 400F and the time for 10 minutes and press Start.  When it’s done cooking, take out these browned delicious zucchini fries and enjoy them while they are hot!

air fryer zucchini keto

Of course, feel free to sprinkle them with extra Parmesan cheese before serving.  You just can’t go wrong with more Parmesan :)  Enjoy!

Air Fryer Keto Parmesan Zucchini Fries

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Air Fryer Keto Zucchini Fries With Parmesan Cheese (No Breading)

These air fryer zucchini fries are amazing! This recipe is using Parmesan cheese instead of breading, so these zucchini fries are keto, low carb and gluten-free! Air fryer makes them so crispy!
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes
Total Time15 minutes
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Parmesan, zucchini
Cooking Method: Air Fryer
Diet: Gluten-Free, Keto / Low-Carb, Vegetarian
Servings: 2
Calories: 146kcal

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  • 2 zucchini
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 tsp Italian seasoning

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  • Cut off the ends of zucchini, cut zucchini lengthwise in half, then cut each half in half, then slice zucchini into shape of fries.
  • Put zucchini fries in a bowl and add olive oil, Parmesan cheese, Italian seasoning, salt and pepper. Toss until combined.
  • Put zucchini fries in the air fryer basket.
  • Cook zucchini fries in the air fryer for 10 minutes at 400F.
  • If desired, sprinkle with additional Parmesan cheese before serving.
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Calories: 146kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 9mg | Sodium: 798mg | Potassium: 512mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 490IU | Vitamin C: 35mg | Calcium: 187mg | Iron: 1mg
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If you like these air fryer zucchini fries, you will also love these easy air fryer recipes:

  • Air Fryer Meatballs – these air fryer meatballs are crispy on the outside, tender on the inside and ready in 20 minutes!
  • Air Fryer Eggplant – this roasted spicy garlic eggplant is made crispy in the air fryer and tastes amazing!
  • Air Fryer Cauliflower – this crispy roasted cauliflower is mouthwatering! This is my favorite way of eating cauliflower!

Also, browse all my zucchini recipes and keto recipes.  Enjoy!

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  1. 5 stars
    Melanie, I love your site!!! I tried the sauteed kale and totally understand why you recommended baby kale. Regardless, it was delicious and I am about to try your zucchini air fries!
    I have joined your mail list, and look forward to hearing from you!

  2. 5 stars
    I made them skinny fries, using a mandolin, but otherwise followed your instructions to the letter. Quick, easy, and delicious!

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