Air Fryer Zucchini Fries with Roasted Garlic Aioli Recipe

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Air Fryer Zucchini Fries With Roasted Garlic Aioli Recipe




COOKING TIME: 12 minutes

  • 1 head garlic

Roasted Garlic Aioli:

  • 1 teaspoon roasted garlic
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • juice of ½ lemon
  • salt and pepper

For zucchini fries:

  • ½ cup flour
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup seasoned breadcrumbs
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 large zucchini, cut into ½-inch sticks
  • olive oil in a spray bottle, can or mister


  1. Pre-heat the air fryer to 380º F
  2. Slice off the top of the head of garlic to expose the tops of all the cloves, and drizzle olive oil on top
  3. Place the head of garlic, cut side up, into the air fryer and air-fry the garlic for 15 minutes at 380º F
  4. When finished, let the garlic cool a little
  5. Squeeze the roasted garlic cloves out of the head and mash to form a paste
  6. To make the aioli, place 1 teaspoon of the roasted garlic paste in a small bowl and reserve the rest for another use
  7. Add the mayonnaise, olive oil and lemon juice and whisk to combine
  8. Season the aioli with salt and pepper
  9. While the garlic is cooking, prepare the zucchini fries
  10. Create a dredging station with three shallow dishes
  11. Place the flour in the first shallow dish and season well with salt and freshly ground black pepper
  12. Put the beaten eggs in the second shallow dish
  13. In the third shallow dish, combine the breadcrumbs, salt and pepper
  14. Dredge the zucchini sticks, coating with flour first, then dipping them into the egg to coat, and finally tossing in breadcrumbs
  15. Shake the dish with the breadcrumbs and pat the crumbs onto the zucchini sticks with your hands so they stick evenly
  16. Place the zucchini fries on a flat surface and let them sit at least 10 minutes before frying to let them dry out a little
  17. Pre-heat the air fryer to 400º F
  18. Spray one side of the zucchini sticks with olive oil, and place them into the airfryer basket
  19. You can air-fry the fries in two layers, placing the second layer in the opposite direction to the first
  20. Air-fry for 12 minutes turning and rotating the fries halfway through the cooking time
  21. Spray with additional oil when you turn them over
  22. Serve Zucchini fries warm with roasted garlic aioli

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