I am always on the hunt for veggie recipes that don’t contain copious amounts of cheese or butter (while those are tasty too, not so helpful for the waistline) These were perfect. So much better and healthier than french fries. Only way I can get my son to eat asparagus! I bet he will like!!! They were so good. If you rinse the asparagus in water and then shake it off and put it in a bag with all purpose flour shake it good then lay it out on a baking sheet and let sit 20 minutes and then dip in batter and crumbs it will keep the crumbs from falling off,works on all veggies too. i have made these several times and we love them. =) Thanks again! I am looking forward to seeing if these come out less chewy then my bacon version and more crunchy like french fries. I didn’t have panko so ground a half and half mix of ritz crackers and rice crispies in the food processor. Mix flour, cornstarch, cayenne, garlic powder, and 1/2 tsp. Your email address will not be published. These were a huge hit with the boyfriend and me! Tag @damn_delicious on Instagram and hashtag it #damndelicious. Also added about 1/4 cup of parmesan garlic herb mix to the crumbs (from costco) in addition. Panko is a Japanese-style breadcrumb and can be found in the Asian section of your local grocery store. SO crispy!! chicscript.src = '//mini.myxxrecipes.com/api/lp/launchpad.js'; Will try this weekend. We loved this with Ranch and garlic aioli. Thanks I will try that the next time and I’ll make sure to pick a time I am not crunched for time. For a medium serving of french fires, fast food, according to Google, is only 48g of carbs! I was lying in bed one night, tossing and turning, when I had this sudden craving for french fries. I managed to make 10 and the rest I just did with bacon for sake of time. Thanks for the great recipe. I prefer to use whole eggs because when using egg whites, I am always wasting the egg yolks, and I am not a fan of wasting food. Love that panko coating, these look so good! Dip the asparagus in the batter and fry, in batches if necessary, until golden and crisp, about 2 minutes. Excellent It’s absolutely lovely! Can’t wait to get to the market and bring home a bundle or two. Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste Is there something I could just substitute for tonite or maybe not? I made some last week. In a large bowl, combine Panko and Parmesan; season with salt and pepper, to taste. My family often goes through the McD’s drive through just for fries! So I tried making these tonight, I have a question about the method! Thank you! I had no panko or parmesan to hand so I grated a slice of almost stale bread and put the crumbs in the oven for a few minutes to toast them lightly. My husband and I love asparagus. I whipped up a garlicky dipping sauce and these were perfection. I’m betting you find out the main calorie savings on these will be from the fact that they are baked, not fried. ha ha! I’ll bet ziplock bags would cut down on the mess… You could reuse the flour one for the egg. I od’d on asparagus! window.adthrive.siteAds.targeting.push( {key: 'at_custom_1', value: 'myxx_off'} ); I made a dip for them as well with a herb and garlic epicure mix I had and it was delicious! I eat them like a fry but my daughter (6) likes to dip them in a little ranch dressing. The perfect appetizer. I will just list this under my weekend veggies column lol. Dash per cup of crushed pork rinds) and coconut flour instead of regular flour. Unfortunately, as I am not a registered dietician, I am not comfortable sharing nutritional information for any of my recipes. I tried this and it was a complete disaster. So I tried making these last night and it was a bit more complex than I thought. I can see the ingredients on the main Pinterest page, but am unable to find the full directions for making and baking. Place asparagus in a single layer onto the prepared baking sheet. Can you email that to me? I used Italian flavored Pablo and they got eaten way before the pan had time to cool. Our 22 Best Crock Pot and Slow-Cooker Recipes. This recipe is really best when fresh asparagus is used. Breading does NOT stick. Dip asparagus in batter and place in fryer until golden brown, about 3 minutes. Anything you can suggest to avoid a scrambled egg crust on everything? My flour didn’t stick to the asparagus and just made a mess in the egg wash! It was good but I’m sure they can be fried in olive oil still healthy! Place into oven and bake for 10-12 minutes, or until golden brown and crisp. Thanks!! var chicscript = document.createElement('script'); Carefully add 5 to 6 asparagus spears to the hot oil. Food & Wine is part of the Meredith Corporation Allrecipes Food Group. If they are the same as the one’s I made, they are melt in your mouth delicious. thanks, erika. Nice recipe for me to bring my fresh asparagus from the garden in to cook.