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Air Fryer Zucchini Parmesan Chips Recipe

Delicious, healthy & low carb recipe made with Zucchini and parmesan in air fryer. Perfect as a mid meal snack or appetizer.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Course: Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: air fryer appetizers, air fryer vegetarian recipes, air fryer zucchini parmesan chips, low carb snacks, vegetarian keto recipe
Servings: 2 people
Calories: 63kcal
Author: simplyvegetarian777

Equipment

  • Measuring Spoons, Measuring Cups, Stirring Spoon,
  • Chopping board and knife
  • Kitchen Colander
  • mixing bowl
  • Air Fryer
  • Air fryer tongs

Ingredients

  • 1 medium or 6 oz weight Zucchini Pick fresh and firm zucchini
  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil You can use less oil if you watching the fat intake.
  • 1/2 tsp Italian Seasoning or use seasoning of your choice
  • 1/2 tsp Sea Salt or use salt of your choice
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan Cheese, shredded Use less quantity if you are watching the fat intake.

Instructions

Prepare the Zucchini

  • Take a medium size zucchini. Wash and dry Zucchini. Slice it into 1/4 inches thick slices. Make sure that all of the slices are of the same thickness so that they can cook evenly. 
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  • Now take a Mixing Bowl and add extra virgin Olive Oil, Sea Salt, and Italian Seasoning to it. Mix all of it together well. Add the sliced zucchini rounds to the oil mix. Now toss and coat all the slices well with the oil & seasoning. 

Air Fry Zucchini Chips

  • Spray the basket of the Air fryer with oil. Spread the zucchini rounds inside the basket in a single layer. 
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  • Air fry these for 10 minutes at 400*F for 8-10 minutes till soft & cooked.
  • If you want super crispy Zucchini chips then slice them really thin with a vegetable slicer. And air fry for 4-6 minutes till crispy.

Air fry Zucchini Chips with Parmesan

  • Now flip all the zucchini rounds in the air fryer basket with a Kitchen Tongs. Sprinkle 1/4 cup of shredded Parmesan Cheese on top of the juicy zucchini rounds. Air fry further for 2 minutes or more till parmesan cheese melts and crisps.
  • Serve these hot with marinara sauce.

How can I make these chips crispy?

  • In case you are looking for a super crispy Zucchini Chips Recipe, then you have to have an egg bath and panko crumbs mixed with parmesan ready. 
  • Follow this AIR FRYER CRISPY OKRA recipe to know how to crisp up your zucchini chips. Dip zucchini chips in egg bath. Then roll into panko + parmesan crumbs. Air fry at 400*F for 10-12 minutes or till done.

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What kind of Zucchini should I choose for this recipe?

Always pick a small or medium size zucchini for this recipe which is dark in color and is firm in texture.

Is it a NO-BREADING ZUCCHINI CHIPS?

Yes it is a no-breading zucchini chips recipe. That is why it is a low carb and keto friendly recipe.

How is the texture of these Zucchini Parmesan Chips?

These are not zucchini crisps or fries. Therefore the texture is not super crisp. Zucchini makes it juicy and succulent, while parmesan on top crisps up the chips. So it is a great combination of both.

Can I double the recipe?

Yes you can double the recipe. You have to cook inn 2 batches.

Can I store these chips?

This is a quick snack recipe. I wouldn't recommend storing it. Make how much you want to eat and finish. If you have any left-overs, then refrigerate and heat up again in air fryer before eating.

Are Zucchini Parmesan Chips Healthy?

Yes these Zucchini chips are super healthy. And the best part is that this recipe is low carb recipe and keto-friendly.
The most flavorful Zucchinis are small to medium size. And darker the color, more nutrition dense it is. 100 gram of zucchini has just 3 gram carbs, 1.2 grams protein, 0.3 gram fat & only 17 calories. It is packed with Vitamin C, Vitamin B6 and Potassium. We love using zucchini in our weekly menu.
Parmesan Cheese is really good for you too. Parmesan is an Italian hard aged cheese, and it undergoes a lengthy aging process that averages two years. It is a rich source of protein. Actually, it is the most protein-dense among all cheese and also beats any meat on a gram-for-gram basis. Since it is low in lactose, you digest parmesan easily as compared to other cheese. It is also a rich source of Minerals like calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, and more.

Recipe Tools 

Kyvol Air fryer
Air fryer Accessories
Mixing Bowl
Measuring Cups & Spoon
Chopping board & Knife
Kitchen Colander
Kitchen Tongs
 

Nutrition

Calories: 63kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Sodium: 582mg | Potassium: 8mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 10IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 8mg | Iron: 1mg