Crispy Baked Zucchini Sticks

Crispy, oven-baked Zucchini Sticks coated in Parmesan and bread crumb mixture - perfect and healthy appetizer or snack. They are a great way to get your kids eat veggies. Serve with marinara or Ranch dressing.
Crispy Baked Zucchini Sticks


  • 3 zucchini (medium)
  • 1 egg (large)
  • 3/4 cup bread crumbs (I used Panko)
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese
  • 1/3 teaspoon garlic powder
  • parsley (dry, optional)
  • salt
  • pepper
Prep time:
10 minutes
Cook time:
20 minutes
Total time:
30 minutes
Yield: 24 sticks | Prep time: 10 minutes | Cook time: 20 minutes | Total time: 30 minutes


1. Cut zucchini in sticks: first, cut them in half, then cut each half in half lengthwise, then each quarter in half again (you will get 8 sticks from each zucchini).
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2. Beat eggs with a fork. Season with salt and pepper.
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3. In a bowl, combine bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese, garlic powder. Season with salt and mix well.
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4. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
5. Dip each zucchini stick in the egg mixture, then coat in the breadcrumb and cheese mixture to fully cover. Place in a single layer on the prepared baking sheet.
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6. Sprinkle with dry parsley (optional). Bake in the preheated oven for about 20-25 minutes, until crispy and golden brown.
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7. Serve with marinara sauce or Ranch dressing for dipping.

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Guest June 15, 2021 4:25 PM
I make these more than I do fries. Hubby loves them!!

alenatrs June 15, 2021 10:21 PM
That's so awesome! These zucchini sticks are definitely healthier than fries ;) - Alena

Guest April 20, 2019 5:36 PM
These are so good! I’ve made them many times!

alenatrs April 25, 2019 10:09 AM
Thank you! I'm so glad you enjoy the recipe! - Alena

My kids loved it!

busy_mommy March 30, 2014 10:21 PM
I told them that we'll have zucchini fries today, they were kind of confused, but when they saw them coming from the oven, I was already sure this recipe will be a hit in our house. I doubled the recipe and by the end of the day we had none left. Thanks for sharing!

Great Recipe

kukushka March 29, 2014 4:12 PM
These zucchini are great. My boyfriend loves them so much. Usually serve them with Ranch Dressing.

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