Baked Zucchini Fries w/ Chipotle Ketchup

Makes 4 servings

 

Ingredients:

4 medium zucchini

2 teaspoons fine sea salt

2 bags (about 2 cups) Parmesan Whisps, crushed to fine crumbs

2 teaspoons minced fresh oregano

1 teaspoon minced fresh thyme

½ teaspoon black pepper

1 large egg, well-beaten

2 tablespoons olive oil

1 cup low-sugar or sugar-free ketchup

2 canned chipotles in adobo sauce, seeds removed, minced

1 tablespoon lime juice

 

Directions:

  1. Trim the ends off the zucchini, then cut each one in half crosswise. Cut each zucchini half into 4 wedges. In a colander toss zucchini with salt and let sit for 30 minutes. Rinse then dry well with a clean kitchen towel.
  2. Preheat oven to 375℉. In a medium bowl combine Whisps, oregano, thyme, and pepper. Dip zucchini in egg, then press cut sides into mixture so it adheres, and place zucchini cut sides up on a large baking sheet, leaving space between the pieces.
  3. Drizzle zucchini with oil and bake until tender and browned, about 20 minutes. Turn on the broiler and broil just until golden, 2-3 minutes more.
  4. While zucchini bakes, in a small bowl stir together ketchup, chipotles, and lime juice.
  5. Serve zucchini fries with dipping sauce.