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How to Air Fry Asparagus and Asparagus Fries

Are you ready to learn how to Air Fry Asparagus and Asparagus Fries? The process is simple. they're perfect for dipping and they taste amazing!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword asparagus
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 6 minutes
Total Time 11 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 152kcal

Equipment

Ingredients

  • 1 pound fresh asparagus, snapped or trimmed

Air Fry Asparagus

  • 1-2 tablespoons olive oil
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • teaspoon pepper

Air Fry Asparagus Fries

  • 1 cup italian seasoned bread crumbs, panko or plain breadcrumbs can be used in a pinch
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon paprika
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 large eggs, beaten

Instructions

Air Fry Asparagus

  • Rinse asparagus and dry well.
  • Slice off woody ends of asparagus or holding the center and bottom of each spear, snap off the bottom and discard.
  • Preheat air fryer to 400 degrees.
  • Using a resealable bag, rimmed baking sheet or large bowl, toss your asparagus in olive oil and season with salt and pepper.
  • Place the spears into the air fryer basket and close. Cook 7-10 minutes or until tender-crisp and lightly roasted. thinner asparagus is closer to 7 minutes and thicker will be closer to 10.Once the time is up, remove the basket and serve the asparagus.

Air Fryer Asparagus Fries

  • Prepare the asparagus by snapping the hard ends off. Thoroughly rinse and dry each spear. Set aside.
  • Prepare the airfryer basket by using a thin coating of non-stick spray.
  • Prepare the breading by combining the Italian seasoned bread crumbs, garlic powder, paprika, salt and pepper. Set aside.
  • Dip each asparagus spear into the egg mixture,
  • and immediately place in the breading mixture being sure to cover each side.
  • Place inside the air fryer basket, evenly apart. You may need to do two batches.
  • Cook at 400 degrees for five minutes, then turn each spear over.
  • Cook an additional five minutes or until the fries are lightly browned and crispy.
  • Serve with ranch or your favorite dipping sauce.

Nutrition

Calories: 152kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 0.01g | Cholesterol: 93mg | Sodium: 584mg | Potassium: 306mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 1013IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 70mg | Iron: 4mg