Asparagus Fries

duration25 mins


  • 1½ cup panko bread crumbs
  • 2 tbsp canola oil , plus more for greasing
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • ½ cup Parmesan , grated
  • 1 large egg
  • ½ cup buttermilk
  • ½ cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 pound asparagus spears medium , tough ends removed
  • Creamy Dijon mustard, for serving


  1. Preheat the oven to 450°F. Lightly grease a wire rack with some canola oil, and set on a baking sheet.
  2. In a bowl, toss 2 tbsp of the canola oil with the bread crumbs, garlic powder, salt, and pepper. Stir in the parmesan. Set aside.
  3. In separate bowl, whisk the egg and the buttermilk. Set aside.
  4. Spread the flour in another bowl.
  5. Prepare to coat asparagus fries: first, roll an asparagus in the flour. Then, dip it in the egg mixture. Lastly, coat with the bread crumbs, pressing gently for the crumbs to stick.
  6. Arrange the asparagus on the wire rack. Bake for 15 minutes, until golden brown. Serve with Dijon mustard on the side.
Please be mindful of any allergies you and/or your family may have before you try out this recipe.