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Courgette Fries

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Servings: 4


  • 2 courgettes/zucchinis
  • 1/2 cup polenta
  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 tsp garlic salt or salt + garlic granules/powder

Chive Dip

  • 2 tbsp chopped chives
  • 1/2 cup sour cream or plain yoghurt


  • Remove the ends from the courgettes and cut in to batons.
  • Preheat the oven to 200c/400f.
  • Mix the polenta, parmesan and garlic salt in a bowl. Season with black pepper to taste.
  • Whisk the eggs in a large mixing bowl.
  • Add the courgette batons to the bowl with the egg and toss well to coat in the egg.
  • Sprinkle over the polenta mix and toss again to coat evenly.
  • Spread out the fries in a large baking tray and cook for 30 minutes until golden and crisp, turning regularly.
  • Meanwhile, mix together the chives and sour cream in a small bowl.
  • Serve the fries with the sour cream and chive dip.


Storage: keep leftovers in an airtight container and reheat in the oven on a baking tray the next day.