Quick Asparagus Fries

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Need a quick side dish for you family holiday meal? This is so easy to make but so tasty. Quick Asparagus Fries have just enough crunch to give you the feel of fries but you are really eating your veggies. This would make a beautiful and different addition to your holiday table too. You can make these any day with a burger as well.

Quick Asparagus Fries

I always cut the bottom 3/4 inch of my asparagus before preparing it. You know that sort of dried out bit that’s stringy. And for this recipe I then cut the remaining in half so that you essentially get two fries out of each asparagus stalk. My family gobbled these up real quick, so you might want to double this recipe if you are trying to feed crowd.

Quick Asparagus Fries

I served this with a Spicy Pig burger (recipe from my Burgers on a Weeknight cookbook) and it was the perfect balance. And no one even missed regular fries. In fact there was a little bit of a kerfuffle over the last few on the baking sheet.

Quick Asparagus Fries

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Quick Asparagus Fries

A simple but delicious side dish of crispy asparagus with almost no prep!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword asparagus, panko
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings 6


  • 2 lb Asparagus ends cut, cut into half
  • 1 cup Panko Bread Crumbs
  • 2 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • ¼ cup Avocado Oil


  • Preheat oven to 400degF.
  • In one bowl, combine panko bread crumbs, garlic powder and salt. In another bowl add avocado oil and asparagus.
  • Toss asparagus until fulling coated by oil. Then transfer to panko boil. Toss to coat.
  • Lay asparagus out in a single layer on to a parchment paper covered baking sheet. Bake in oven for 30 minutes.

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15 thoughts on “Quick Asparagus Fries

  1. YUM! Thanks so much for linking up at the Unlimited Link Party 64. Pinned and/or shared!

  2. Donna Reidland – I'm a wife, mother, grandmother, writer, and Biblical counselor. I love sharing God's truth, hopefully in ways that will help you in your walk with God. I'm certified through the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors, but mostly I'm just a sister in Christ. To read more about me visit my "about me" page. My story may surprise you.
    Donna Reidland says:

    These look delicious. I can’t wait to try them!

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