French Fries Made with Zucchini

Diet Types:

CKD non-dialysis Diabetes Dialysis

Portions: 6

Serving Size: 7-8 pieces

Ingredients

  • 2 medium zucchini
  • 1 cup 1% low fat milk
  • 2 large eggs
  • 3/4 cup cornstarch
  • 3/4 cup dry unseasoned bread crumbs
  • 3 teaspoons dry Hidden Valley Original Ranch® Salad Dressing and Seasoning Mix
  • 1 teaspoon Tabasco® hot sauce (optional)
  • 1/2 cup canola oil

Nutrients per serving

Calories 252

Protein 5 g

Carbohydrates 22 g

Fat 16 g

Cholesterol 64 mg

Sodium 216 mg

Potassium 263 mg

Phosphorus 105 mg

Calcium 80 mg

Fiber 1.0 g

Preparation

  1. Peel and slice zucchini into 3/4” sticks, 4” long. Rinse zucchini and pat dry.
  2. In a medium bowl, mix milk and eggs until well blended; stir in hot sauce.
  3. In a wide, shallow bowl, combine cornstarch, bread crumbs, and dry Ranch salad dressing mix.
  4. Heat oil in frying pan on high heat.
  5. Dip zucchini sticks into egg mixture and then roll each piece in bread crumb mixture.
  6. Place in oil, flipping regularly and fry 3 minutes or until golden brown.
  7. Drain on paper towels and serve immediately.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1 starch
  • 1 vegetable, medium potassium
  • 2-1/2 fat

Carbohydrate choices

1-1/2

Helpful hints

  • Substitute 1/2-cup low-cholesterol egg product to lower fat and cholesterol content.
  • These fries are much lower in potassium compared to potato french fries.

Related Tags:

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