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Crispy Air Fryer Zucchini Chips With Sriracha Aioli

Air Fryer Zucchini Chips are a delicious appetizer, snack or side dish! They cook up fast and crisp. Dip them in Sriracha Aioli, these are a bite to remember!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time11 mins
Total Time21 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Servings: 2
Calories: 384kcal
Author: Colleen Kennedy


  • 16 slices of zucchini skin on, cut 1/16 inch thick (about the thickness of the space between your thumb and forefinger if you just allow them to not touch making the "ok" sign.
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 cup+ Panko
  • A few shakes of each salt garlic powder, black pepper & cayenne (red) pepper
  • Sriracha Aioli
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon or more of sriracha


  • Clean your zucchini, pat it dry.
  • Slice into thin rounds. About 1/8 inch thick each. Think about the thickness of when you place your thumb and forefinger together and then move them apart the smallest bit. That thickness.
  • Prepare 3 bowls or 1 bowl (you can use paper for easy cleanup). Place flour in one, egg in the next and Panko in the third. Season flour and Panko with just a few shakes of salt, pepper, garlic powder and if you want a little kick of spice, add in a shake or two of cayenne pepper.
  • Beat the egg.
  • One by one, dredge each zucchini round in the flour, then into the egg to get it coated and then finally into the Panko. Shake off excess, and place directly in fryer or on a parchment paper-lined baking sheet.
  • When ready to air fry, set the temperature to 390 degrees and set the timer for 11 minutes. Depending on the size of your zucchini (you know they can REALLY vary in size), you may need a minute or two less if its really small or a minute or two more if really large.
  • If cooking a second batch just after, since air fryer is hot, it'll take a minute or so next for the next batch.
  • YES, you can also make these in the oven. 400 degrees for 16-18 minutes, on a parchment paper-lined baking sheet (or directly on the baking sheet) flipping them at about the 12-minute mark.
  • While they cook, mix together your mayo and sriracha. Use as little of as much sriracha as you would like...we like it spicy!


Serving: 2g | Calories: 384kcal | Carbohydrates: 50g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 101mg | Sodium: 742mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 7g