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Looking to keep your waistline in check while managing your calorie intake? Then these eggplant fries are an excellent option. Not only are they free of grease and oil, but they’re also equally delicious.

Time Amount
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Additional Time 5 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Servings 4
Yield 4 servings

ingredients:

  • 1 medium-sized eggplant
  • 1/2 cup of Italian bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup of freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon of Italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon of dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon of garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon of onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon of ground black pepper
  • 1/4 cup of all-purpose flour
  • 2 eggs

instructions:

  1. Slice the eggplant into 1/2-inch rounds, and then cut each round into 1/4-inch sticks. Pat them dry.
  2. In a shallow bowl, combine the bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese, Italian seasoning, salt, basil, garlic powder, onion powder, and black pepper. Pour flour into a second shallow bowl. Beat the eggs in a third bowl.
  3. Dip the eggplant sticks in flour, then in beaten eggs, and then coat them with the breadcrumb mixture. Place them on a plate and let them rest for 5 minutes.
  4. Preheat an air fryer to 370 degrees F (185 degrees C).
  5. Place the eggplant sticks in the basket, making sure they are not touching. Cook them in batches if necessary.
  6. Cook the eggplant sticks in the preheated air fryer for 8 to 10 minutes. Shake the basket and continue cooking to your desired level of crispiness, for an additional 4 to 6 minutes.

Nutrition Facts:

Nutrient Amount
Calories 180
Fat 5g
Carbs 25g
Protein 10g

 

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