Oven-Fried Parmesan Zucchini Recipe

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Recipe from the cookbook Squash – A Country Garden Cookbook by Regina Schrambling.

Zucchini is traditionally fried in a hot skillet in lots of oil, but cooking it in a crust in the oven leaves it less greasy and far more savory. These can be served hot as a side dish or at room temperature as an hors d’oeuvre. Sticks or rounds of other summer squash, such as cymling, lita, or crookneck, can be prepared the same way.

Oven Fried Zucchini

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Oven-Fried Parmesan Zucchini Recipe:

Recipe Type: Squash, Bread Crumbs, Cheese
Yields: 4 servings
Prep time: 15 min
Cook time: 15 min


1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
1/4 cup fine bread crumbs
1/3 cup grated Parmesan Cheese (Parmigiano-Reggiano)
1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary, crumbled
2 to 3 dashed cayenne pepper
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly-ground black pepper
1 large egg
4 small green or golden zucchini squash


Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Lightly grease a heavy baking sheet with the olive oil and set aside.

In a shallow dish, combine the bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese, rosemary, cayenne, salt and pepper, and mix well; set aside

uncooked zucchiniIn a second shallow dish, lightly beat the egg; set aside.

Trim the ends of the squash. Cut each squash in half lengthwise. Lay the halves flat and cut in half lengthwise again. Then cut the strips in half crosswise.

Dredge each zucchini piece first in the beaten egg and then in the Parmesan mixture, coating evenly. Arrange in a single layer on the prepared baking sheet (leaving space between each prepared zucchini piece.

Bake in the oven for 5 to 7 minutes, then turn the squash over and bake 5 to 7 minutes longer, or until crisp and lightly browned.

Serve hot or at room temperature.

Makes 4 servings.



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