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Crispy Shrimp Zucchini Fries



  • Serves 4
  • Cooks in 30 mins (15m prep + 15m cook)
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Tastes: Bitter Salty Sour Sweet Umami
  • Estimated nutrition per serving

Shrimp zucchini fries

local_grocery_store Ingredients

restaurant_menu Method

  1. 1.Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C).
  2. 2.In a shallow dish, combine the breadcrumbs, grated Parmesan cheese, salt, black pepper, paprika, and garlic powder.
  3. 3.Dredge the shrimp and zucchini fries in flour, shaking off any excess.
  4. 4.Dip the flour-coated shrimp and zucchini fries into the beaten egg, allowing any excess to drip off.
  5. 5.Coat the shrimp and zucchini fries in the breadcrumb mixture, pressing gently to adhere.
  6. 6.Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Fry the shrimp and zucchini fries in batches until golden brown and crispy, about 2-3 minutes per side. Transfer to a paper towel-lined plate to drain excess oil.
  7. 7.Place the fried shrimp and zucchini fries on a baking sheet and bake in the preheated oven for 5-7 minutes, until cooked through.
  8. 8.Serve the crispy shrimp zucchini fries hot with your favorite dipping sauce.
  9. 9.Enjoy!

lightbulb_outline Tips

  • chevron_rightFor extra flavor, add some grated lemon zest to the breadcrumb mixture.
  • chevron_rightIf you prefer a spicier kick, add a pinch of cayenne pepper to the breadcrumb mixture.
  • chevron_rightServe the shrimp zucchini fries with a tangy tartar sauce or a zesty aioli for dipping.
  • chevron_rightMake sure the oil is hot enough before frying to ensure a crispy coating.
  • chevron_rightIf you don't have zucchini, you can substitute with yellow squash or even sweet potato fries.
  • chevron_rightFeel free to experiment with different seasonings and spices to suit your taste.