Nacho Chili Air Fryer Zucchini Fries Recipe

Atkins Nacho Chili Air Fryer Zucchini Fries
Net Carbs
Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Phase: Phase 2
Difficulty: Moderate
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  • 1 bag Atkins Nacho Cheese Protein Chips
  • 0 1/2 cup parmesan cheese, grated
  • 0 1/4 cup almond flour, super finely ground, gluten free
  • 1 tsp chili powder, 036800328198, organic
  • 0 1/2 tsp black pepper, ground
  • 0 1/2 tsp table salt
  • 1 lrg raw egg
  • 2 med fresh zucchini, with skin
  • 2 1/2 Tbsp canola oil


  1. In a small food processor, crush Atkins Nacho Cheese Protein Chips into fine crumbs. Add parmesan, almond flour, chili powder, salt and pepper and process until well combined. Place in a flat bottom dish.
  2. In a small flat bottom bowl, beat the egg.
  3. Cut the zucchini into fries (about 30 pieces no thicker than ½-inch). Dip zucchini pieces in egg, then coat in the chip coating. Place on a baking sheet and spray evenly with canola oil. 
  4. Heat air fryer to 390°F. Working in batches to make sure the air fryer is not overcrowded and there is a little space between each zucchini piece, air fry for 5 minutes, or until coating is browned and crispy. Gently remove and serve while warm. Each serving is 6 zucchini fries.

These are delicious served with ranch dressing! Use the recipe at this link and add 0.6 net carbs for 2 tablespoons dressing.

Cooking Tip

No Air Fryer? No problem. Bake in a 400°F oven for 15-20 minutes, turning once halfway through the cook time.