We rejoiced at the opening of the Grill’d outlet at Harbour Town — no more long trips to Robina Town Centre just to get our fix of their mouthwatering zucchini fries (chips, if you’re from around here, but we’ll call them ‘fries’ for the sake of my international audience). Though I suppose we’d travel just about any distance to get our hands on them. Grill’d just does theirs so well. Of course, they’re dunked in a million kilojoules of oil and deep-fried like crazy. Not exactly good for our arteries. That’s why we decided to create our own “healthy” oven-baked version.
With a crispy parmesan coating and a tender, juicy, melt-in-your-mouth interior, these fries make the ultimate veggie side dish! And they taste even better when they’re amped up with some homemade herbed mayo! Both the fries and the mayo are incredibly easy to make, and you can find any number of creative variations online. They make a good weekend project when you feel like a fancy Saturday afternoon snack!
We also made some fully loaded burgers from scratch to complete the whole Grill’d experience, but we’ll save that recipe for another day.
Oven-Baked Zucchini Fries
3 zucchinis (courgettes)
2 eggs, lightly beaten
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1 cup breadcrumbs (we used panko)
1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary
1/2 teaspoon dried basil
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
1/2 teaspoon dried sage
sea salt and ground black pepper, to taste
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