A healthy alternative to french fries baked to crisp perfection right in the oven!
Total Time: 30 Minutes
- 1 cup Panko*
- 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
- Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
- 1 pound asparagus, trimmed
- 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
- 2 large eggs, beate
*Panko is a Japanese-style breadcrumb and can be found in the Asian section of your local grocery store.
- Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Lightly oil a baking sheet or coat with nonstick spray.
- In a large bowl, combine Panko and Parmesan; season with salt and pepper, to taste. Set aside.
- Working in batches, dredge asparagus in flour, dip into eggs, then dredge in Panko mixture, pressing to coat.
- Place asparagus in a single layer onto the prepared baking sheet. Place into oven and bake for 10-12 minutes, or until golden brown and crisp.
- Serve immediately.