Baked asparagus fries




Baked asparagus fries

Photo, Erik Putz.

Crisp, golden and...healthy? These asparagus fries make a perfect spring snack or a beautiful accompaniment to seafood or meat.


  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup panko
  • 1/4 cup finely grated parmesan
  • 1/2 tsp - 1 tsp chili flakes , to taste
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • pepper
  • 1 bunch asparagus , trimmed
  • mayonnaise , optional
  • soy sauce , optional


  • PREHEAT oven to 425F.
  • MIX flour and pepper on a plate.
  • BEAT eggs in a second plate, season with pepper.
  • STIR panko with parmesan, salt and chili flakes on another plate. Season with pepper.
  • DIP asparagus into flour, eggs, then into panko mixture, pressing to coat. Arrange asparagus in a single layer on a foil-lined baking sheet.
  • BAKE in centre of oven, until golden brown and crisp, 15 to 20 min. Serve with mayo or soy.

Chatelaine Quickies: Baked asparagus fries