Fried Zucchini Recipe

Easy recipe for fried zucchini with a garlic mayo cheese spread topped with tomatoes and shredded cheese. 
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword Fried Zucchini Recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 16 servings
Calories 119kcal
Author Valentina's Corner


  • 1 large zucchini (2 small)

1st Bowl

  • 3 Tbsp flour

2nd Bowl

  • 2 egg
  • 2 tsp half and half

3rd Bowl

  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1 Tbsp plain bread crumbs
  • 1 tsp Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp Lawry's seasoning
  • 1/8 tsp pepper

Garlic Mayo Mixture

  • 3/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheese (Colby or Mozzarella)
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3-4 tomatoes, sliced
  • oil for frying


  • Slice your zucchini into about 1/2” thick slices. 
  • Combine the ingredients for bowl 1, bowl 2, and bowl 3.
  • Take a slice of zucchini, coat with flour in the first bowl. Then, dredge in the second bowl. Finally, coat with the ingredients in the third bowl.
  • Add enough oil to a skillet to cover the bottom of the pan. Once oil, fry zucchini slices on med/high heat until each side is crispy (about 3 minutes on each side).
  • Transfer fried zucchini slices onto a plate lined with a few paper towels. 
  • Set aside for the zucchini to cool completely.
  • In a bowl combine the mayo, shredded cheese, garlic cloves, salt and pepper.
  • Once zucchini slices have cooled, spread mayo mixture. Then, top with a few slices of tomatoes



Calories: 119kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 27mg | Sodium: 177mg | Potassium: 103mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 275IU | Vitamin C: 5.5mg | Calcium: 29mg | Iron: 0.5mg