Serving Size: 5 asparagus fries |Yields: 4 servings
What not to love about this healthy baked asparagus fries? It is the best alternative to french fries. A no-guilt, quick, and easy dish to serve to your loved ones. Ditch the oil, the grease, and heat the oven for the best-baked asparagus fries. And a trick to a crispy asparagus? Stick to the snap or cut method. Before you dip your asparagus into the flour, egg, and breadcrumbs, remove the woody bottoms first by snapping or cutting them with a sharp knife. Use a thick and not too thin varieties. The thinner the asparagus the soggier it will be as asparagus cook quickly. And you don’t want a soggy and soft fries.
Before I used to just blanch, broil, roast, or steam the asparagus. But when I learned that I can make them into crispy, crunchy fries I became obsessed! These oven-baked asparagus fries are so addicting!
20 pieces asparagus spears, hard ends taken away
1/2 cup flour
1/2 cup whole grain breadcrumbs
1/3 cup Parmesan cheese, grated
How to Make the Best Baked Asparagus Fries
Step 1: Prepare the oven. Preheat it to 400 degrees F.
Step 2: Prepare the asparagus. First, dip it in the flour and shake off the excess. Then, dip the asparagus into the egg and in the breadcrumbs. Shake off any excess before putting the asparagus on a lined baking paper.
Step 3: Place the baking tray inside the preheated oven and bake for 10 minutes.
Step 4: After 10 minutes, take the tray out of the oven and sprinkle over the parmesan cheese.
Step 5: Put the asparagus back into the oven and bake for 10 minutes more or until golden. Enjoy!
Calories: 177 | Total Fat: 5 g | Saturated Fat: 2 g | Trans Fat: 0 g | Cholesterol: 53 mg | Sodium: 269 mg | Carbohydrates: 24 g | Dietary Fiber: 2 g | Sugars: 2 g | Protein: 10 g | SmartPoints value : 5
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