Some of you might already found a healthier alternative for the traditional French fries, for example the ones made from parsnip, zucchini or sweet potatoes, but the curly fries are something totally different, especially in their shape.
But, the only thing that you need in order to become a professional in making them is a spiralizer. Then use the spiral as you would use it to make a regular zoodle recipe, but chop up the zucchini strips, and then coat them in breading, afterwards bake them.
However, this gluten-free and low carb zucchini curly fries is definitely going to be your favorite!
The zucchini is a superfood that is among the most favorite low-carb dieters and everybody who wants to lose a few pounds quickly, as they have a very low score on the glycemic index.
But, it is also very rich in many nutrients and it is offering countless benefits for our overall health.
A medium zucchini with skin (approximately 196 g) has about:
ï 0.1 milligram thiamine (6% DV)
ï 1 milligrams niacin (5% DV)
ï 0.1 milligram copper (5% DV)
ï 392 international units vitamin A (8%DV)
ï 33.3 milligrams magnesium (8% DV)
ï 74.5 milligrams phosphorus (7% DV)
ï 514 milligrams potassium (15% DV)
ï 56.8 micrograms folate (14% DV)
ï 8.4 micrograms vitamin K (11% DV)
ï 0.4 milligram vitamin B6 (21% DV)
ï 0.3 milligram manganese (17% DV)
ï 0.3 milligram riboflavin (16% DV)
ï 0.4 gram fat
ï 2.2 grams fiber
ï 33.3 milligrams vitamin C (56% DV)
ï 31.4 calories
ï 6.6 grams carbohydrates
ï 2.4 grams protein
It is also a rich source of calcium, pantothenic acid, vitamin E, choline, selenium, zinc and iron.
Here’s how to prepare this amazing and delicious recipe:
Baked Parmesan Zucchini Curly Fries
- ¼ cup of marinara sauce
- ¼ cup of ranch dressing
- 1 ½ teaspoons of dried oregano
- ¼ teaspoon of salt
- 12 ounces of spiralized zucchini noodles
- 4 large egg whites, or whole eggs if you like, lightly beaten
- ¼ cup of cornstarch
- ¾ ounce of Parmesan cheese, finely grated
- A cup of gluten-free panko crumbs
- Avocado oil cooking spray (or regular avocado oil)
Preheat the oven to 425 degrees Fahrenheit and line the two baking sheets with a parchment paper. Coat them with oil or cooking spray.
Get ready three shallow dishes, and include the cornstarch in the main, the eggs in the second, and the panko, Parmesan, and oregano in the last one.
Cut the zucchini noodles into 5-or 6-inch-long pieces.
At that point, dig the noodles in the cornstarch, at that point the egg, at that point the panko blend, and mastermind them in a solitary layer on the readied preparing sheets. Splash them with avocado oil, and prepare them for around 10-12 minutes.
Next, expel them from the skillet, sprinkle the fries with salt.
In a shallow bowl, blend the marinara sauce and the farm dressing, and serve them close by the fries.
You can make your custom made without gluten panko morsels by beating 4–5 cuts of sans gluten bread, and including ½ tsp salt and dried herbs. At that point, prepare the scraps on for 8 minutes on 325 degrees, mix, and after that arrival them to the broiler for an additional 7 minutes.
To make your custom made zucchini noodles, you will require a few 3 zucchinis for 12 ounces of zoodles.
To stay away from the added substances and undesirable oils in locally acquired dressings, make your own farm dressing by blending the accompanying fixings:
ï 1 teaspoon garlic powder
ï ¼ teaspoon onion powder
ï 2 tablespoons of water
ï 1 ½ teaspoon apple cider vinegar
ï ½ teaspoon dill
ï ¼ teaspoon kosher pink salt
ï ½ cup plain Greek yogurt
On the other hand you will need these ingredients to prepare the marinara sauce:
ï 1 tablespoon dried basil
ï ½ teaspoon salt
ï ¼ teaspoon black pepper
ï 1 teaspoon garlic powder
ï 1 ½ teaspoon dried oregano
ï 1 teaspoon onion powder
ï 1 tablespoon + 2 teaspoons maple syrup
ï 15 oz. can tomato sauce
ï 2 tablespoons tomato paste
ï 2 tablespoons olive oil