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Asparagus Fries with Maple Dijon Dipping Sauce

Okay these were a hit.  Fresh asparagus coated in panko breadcrumbs then baked to crispy perfection.  Asparagus Fries.  Look at you giving Zucchini Fries a run for their money.

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Seasoned flour, egg wash, seasoned panko breadcrumbs, then onto a rack lined baking sheet.  Into a 450 degree oven for 10 minutes until nice and crispy.  That’s it.  Serve ’em up.  I served our Asparagus Fries with a side of Maple Dijon Dipping Sauce.

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Found this recipe on my personal Facebook page.  My sister is always on the look out for me/us type recipes and shares ideas on my page.  Let’s all thank Sarah for these yummy Asparagus Fries.

Asparagus Fries {with Maple Dijon Dipping Sauce}

adapted from Rebecca Ortiz Mansfield
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Servings 6


For fries…

  • 1 pound asparagus trimmed
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1 tsp. of favorite seasoning
  • 2 eggs lightly beaten
  • 1 cup seasoned panko breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan
  • salt and pepper to taste

For maple Dijon dipping sauce…

  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup


For fries…

  • Dredge the asparagus in the flour combined with seasoning, dip them in the egg and then into a mixture of the panko breadcrumbs, parmesan, salt and pepper.
  • Place the asparagus on a wire rack on a baking sheet and bake in a preheated 450 oven until golden brown, about 10 – 12 minutes.

For maple Dijon dipping sauce…

  • Combine ingredients and chill.


Easily converted to Gluten Free by using GF Panko.