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Crispy Asparagus Fries

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  • Prep Time15 mins
  • Total Time25 mins
  • Makes4 servings
Crispy Asparagus Fries

Photo: Jodi Pudge

Try these crispy asparagus fries for a green twist on the potato classic.

Ingredients

  • 1 large egg

  • 1/2 tsp Dijon mustard

  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour

  • 1 tsp salt, divided

  • 1 1/2 cups panko bread crumb

  • 1 lb asparagus, tough ends snapped off

  • 1/2 cup canola oil

Instructions

  • Combine egg and mustard in a shallow bowl, and beat until uniform.

  • Combine flour and ¾ tsp salt in another bowl.

  • Place panko crumbs on a plate.

  • Put all of the asparagus into the flour mixture and toss to coat; don’t worry if there is a very fine coating that sticks to the asparagus.

  • Working with a few spears at a time, hold the tips of the asparagus, coat with the egg mixture and roll in panko (leaving tips clean if possible).

  • Heat oil in a large frying pan over medium. Working in batches, fry asparagus, turning as needed, for 1 to 2 min or until panko is golden and asparagus is tender-crisp. Remove from heat, season with the remaining ¼ tsp salt and serve.


Nutrition (per serving)

Calories 320, Protein 4g, Carbohydrates 13g, Fat 29g, Fibre 2g, Sodium 275mg.

Originally published in the May 2013 issue. Photo by Jodi Pudge. 

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This article was originally published on May 01, 2013

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