• Making Mayo’s Recipes: Craving fried food? Bake instead!

When you deep-fry potatoes, fish and chicken, each tablespoon of oil that you use adds more than 100 calories. Luckily, it's not necessary to fry foods to get a crispy, crunchy texture.

See how to make crab cakes, coconut shrimp and squash fries in your oven. Use the same technique to lighten up other fried favorites, such as eggplant and chicken.

Each week one of the 100+ tasty video recipes from the Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program is featured on the Mayo Clinic News Network, just in time for you to try at the weekend. You can also have the recipes delivered via the Mayo Clinic App.

Created by the executive wellness chef and registered dietitians at the Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program. Find more recipes and other healthy-living insights on the Mayo Clinic App.  

Watch: Craving fried food? Bake instead!

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