Hanukkah Recipe: Oven-Fried Zucchini Sticks

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These tasty veggies are perfect for dipping and offer a healthy take on the tradition of eating fried food during Hanukkah.

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  • 4 zucchini, cut in half lengthwise
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 cup panko breadcrumbs
  • 1 cup French fried onions, crushed
  • 2 eggs


  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  • Cut each zucchini in half. Cut each half lengthwise into sticks.
  • Combine flour, salt, and pepper in one bowl. In a second bowl, whisk eggs. In a third bowl, combine panko breadcrumbs and crispy onions.
  • Bread the zucchini by dipping each spear in flour, then egg, and finally breadcrumb mixture.
  • Spray a baking sheet with nonstick spray. Lay each spear flat on the sheet. Spray a light layer of cooking spray over the top.
  • Bake for 18-20 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Serve with ketchup, dressing, or dip. Make a “flame” by dipping!.

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Jennifer Stempel

Thank you to Jennifer Stempel who created our special PJ Library recipes this holiday. See more of her work at https://www.jenniferstempel.com