Submit your question or recipe review here. The calories in fried zucchini vary depending on the size of your zucchini and the thickness of your cuts. Members-only forums for sharing knowledge and accountability. Now you are ready to slice your zucchini and you can slice it any way that you want to. Make sure to use a mandoline to cut uniform thin slices of zucchini. I’ll admit I was very skeptical when Matt was making them the first time around. So you can enjoy them guilt-free. Join The Curve for an exclusive experience. You can go with an egg wash if you’d like. You want the fries to be as evenly coated with the breading as possible, which is why I use the bury, cover, coat method. Dip the slice of zucchini in the baggie and smother with mayo mixuter. Make sure you at least add some salt. I put them on top of a pile of breading that I have on a plate (as pictured above), bury them with the breading, then coat them further if some breading isn’t sticking in one area. Details. If you can’t eat pork rinds or don’t like pork rinds then you can leave them out. We grow them in our garden and sometimes they get away from us and after a couple of sunny days and some rain, they grow like crazy. Well this is just a simple keto fried zucchini recipe but it’s a good one to build on. Lay the breading on a large plate so it's easier for breading the fries. If you can’t eat egg yolks you could just use egg whites to coat your zucchini. For this recipe, we are going to make it into round, thin slices. Each slice of this gluten free, breaded zucchini has only 0.6g net carbs. Instantly download our BEST KETO RECIPE ebook. This is a great combination and perfect if you are trying to go Italian-style with them. on the Foodie Pro Theme. I used a medium-large zucchini. Serve them alone with a dressing or aioli or along side wings as shown. We prefer to deep fry our zucchini but no matter which way that you do it, there is no difference in taste. In a bowl combine all dry ingredients and mix well. I am an animal lover, whipped cream addict, foodie, and dedicated recipe creator. I’m absolutely in love with this fried zucchini. We LOVE hearing from you! Really excited to try! Mix the pork rinds and parmesan cheese in a shallow bowl and set aside. Wow! The first thing to do is to rinse off your zucchini and dry it off with a paper towel. Zucchinis are full of water and pork rinds are full of fat so it’s normal for there not to be full coating. Hi guys! I know this is from 2017, but protein doesn’t just turn into glucose. The egg wash is made of eggs and heavy cream. They brown beautifully and are already salted so there is a ton of flavor. Salt -Add just a little to help enhance the flavors. You may wonder what would happen if you didn’t use almond flour to coat your zucchini, essentially using no breading at all. You can skip the flour and just use parmesan cheese which is great for making your zucchini to become crispy. If you choose to cook it ahead of time, your guests will not walk into a house that smells like fried food. If you lived in Italy, like some of my family members you would see them on your table as an appetizer, fried and delicious. Serve immediately for crispier fries. If it’s not crispy enough then just put the broiler on them for a few minutes and they will crisp up. No, flour or breading is not necessary for fried zucchini. Then dry with a tea towel so the coating sticks. I love my air fryer. Take it out and coat in the pork rind mixture. When it comes to our recipes that use a Parmesan, almond flour or pork rind coating we always go the baking route. If you cook them in the oven flip them over halfway through cooking them to make sure both sides get crispy. Even though when we hear the word zucchini we think of the long green squash. However my husband will eat thinly sliced fried zucchini. Fried Zucchini is a real favorite of a lot of people. I love it when you make something for your friends that’s low carb and they can’t tell the difference! If you decide to cook them ahead of time, then just reheat them when it’s time to serve them either in a frying pan with oil or in the oven or under the broiler. You can make this air fryer low carb fried zucchini in just about 15-20 minutes. You can add different spices to your coating along with the ones already in the recipe or substituting those for some other ones would be ok too. With just 5 ingredients you can have a tasty keto snack or side dish in minutes. diet plan is expensive, and it can be. I cut the zucchini in half first, then lengthwise and continued to cut until I had a pile of “fries” about the width of my index finger. I tried this & it was great. Perfect for eating alone or dip it in your favorite homemade or store-bought tomato sauce. If you are using a baking rack, bake for 25 minutes total. Confused why, after research I found it was the large amount of nutr.yeast in this recipe that is high in purines that almost instantly raised uric acid level in my blood to a critical level resulting in a week off my foot. Put the pork rinds in a mini food processor and grind them in bread crumb size. The best way that we have found to make our breading stick to our zucchini is to double egg it and double flour it. You take Plain pork rinds (I just use the Kroger brand) and a couple of spices and blend them or use a food processor until they are in crumb form. In my opinion, there’s not a right and wrong way to cook your Keto/Low Carb Zucchini. I did keep some as leftovers, and today I broiled them in the oven for three minutes and they came out decently crispy and still delicious. Cut the zucchini into fry shapes. Another alternative to frying zucchini is making it the oven instead. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. I gave this recipe two goes and it just didn’t happen for me first time I tried with crumbled up shaved Parmesan and an egg wash. Whereas deep-frying completely covers the food in hot oil. There are a lot of great nutrients in nutritional yeast, including some protein which you can find simply by doing a quick google search! I’m a vegan keto-er and missing my fries something fierce. If you have extra Fried Zucchini, then lay them out flat single layer on a tray covered with parchment paper and place the whole tray into the freezer. Bake for 25 minutes. In a small baggie add the mayonnaise and crushed garlic. Required fields are marked *, Rate this recipe Dip the slices in the eggs and coat them well. Don't make them too large or they may not cook through. This is a simple recipe but I will tell you ways to amp up the flavor in the recipe tips section later in the post. These Zucchini Fries are the real deal. We’re Matt and Megha - a keto couple living in Atlanta, documenting our keto health journey one video and recipe at a time. What’s nice if you are on a low carb diet is that you can replace pasta with what are called zoodles, which is zucchini cut into spirals with a mandolin or a spiral slicer. Sugar-free – There is no sugar or sugar cane or corn syrup or any other sugar-like ingredients. Once they are frozen then transfer them into a freezer bag or plastic container with a tight-fitting lid and freeze for 3-4 months. Eating burgers with Low Carb Zucchini is a favorite of mine since french fries are not low carb. Click my photo to learn more about me! There is however one good thing to frying your zucchini ahead of time. amzn_assoc_tracking_id = "zenberrywelln-20"; Horseradish might be good too. Garlic Powder -Who doesn’t love what garlic does, it adds a nice flavor to a lot of foods. This helps the coating not float away and to save from oil waste. This way it will keep your breadcrumbs dryer and you won’t have to throw them out so quickly for getting wet and clumpy. I’ve planted some zucchini in the garden, and will have an abundance in a few months and I know exactly what I’ll be making!