Air Fryer Zucchini Fritters

Air Fryer Zucchini Fritters

Preparation Time: 15 minutes

Cooking Time: 12 minutes

Total Time: 27 minutes

Yields: 4 servings


  • 2 medium-sized zucchinis, grated
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped red onion
  • 2 large eggs, beaten
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • Cooking spray

For the dipping sauce:

  • 1/2 cup Greek yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh dill
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Prepare Zucchini:
    • Place the grated zucchini in a colander, sprinkle with salt, and let it sit for 10 minutes.
    • Squeeze out excess moisture from the zucchini using a clean kitchen towel.
  2. Mix Ingredients:
    • In a large mixing bowl, combine the grated zucchini, breadcrumbs, Parmesan cheese, parsley, garlic, red onion, beaten eggs, and black pepper. Mix well until all ingredients are evenly combined.
  3. Form Fritters:
    • Divide the mixture into equal portions and shape them into patties, about 2-3 inches in diameter.
  4. Preheat Air Fryer:
    • Preheat your air fryer to 375°F (190°C).
  5. Air Fry Fritters:
    • Lightly coat the air fryer basket with cooking spray.
    • Place the zucchini fritters in the basket, ensuring they are not overcrowded.
    • Cook for 6 minutes, flip the fritters, and continue cooking for an additional 6 minutes or until golden brown and crisp.
  6. Prepare Dipping Sauce:
    • In a small bowl, mix together Greek yogurt, lemon juice, chopped dill, salt, and pepper to create a refreshing dipping sauce.
  7. Serve:
    • Once the fritters are cooked to perfection, remove them from the air fryer and let them cool for a few minutes.
    • Serve the Air Fryer Zucchini Fritters warm with the prepared dipping sauce on the side.

Nutritional Information (per serving):

  • Calories: 150
  • Protein: 8g
  • Carbohydrates: 18g
  • Fat: 5g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Sugar: 3g

Note: Nutritional values are approximate and may vary based on specific ingredients used. Adjust the recipe as needed to meet dietary preferences and restrictions.

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