I am seriously trying hard to get more vegetables in my diet. But does it count if it’s battered and deep fried? Yes, yes it does! I made these fried asparagus with jalapeno ranch dip the other day and they were scrumptious! They are great as a side dish or as a snack.
How to make Fried Asparagus
1 cup flour
1 cup Panko bread crumbs
1 cup vegetable oil
1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
- Place your flour in one bowl, 2 whisked eggs in another and the panko breadcrumbs and Parmesan in another.
- In a large pan add the oil and turn on high heat.
- Wash the asparagus and dip them in the flour coat, then into the eggs and into the panko mixture. Make sure they are well coated.
- Once oil is hot place asparagus and fry, turning them once. Cook until holder brown.
- Serve with this jalapeno ranch dip.
These fried asparagus are great to serve as a side dish or appetizer.
Air Fryer Asparagus
Want to make fried asparagus without using oil? Then making this recipe in the air fryer is a great solution.
I know I can’t give up my favorite fried foods and this kitchen gadget has become my new best friend. The asparagus is coated in a crunchy batter and dipped in a yummy jalapeño ranch.
I prefer a single layer of breading, but if you’re looking for a thicker, crunchier coating you can repeat the coating process twice.
Spicy Dipping Sauce
Fried foods are meant to be dipped in a thick & creamy sauce. I prefer to dip it in this spicy jalapeno ranch – but feel free to use your favorite dip.
Maria Long says
I just bought asparagus today and love this idea. A great way to get kids to eat veggies.
foody schmoody says
I love asparagus as is, but man I could eat these babies all day long the way you've gone and made them.
Michelle Martinka says
YESSSSS!!!! This is one of my favorite fried foods… following pickles, of course!
EZPZ Mealz says
I say you can count it. I do. And these look amazing, so lucky me, I will be getting an increase of veggies in my diet this week too.
Nicole Escat says
That is so yummy! I'm sure my mother will love this. Perfect for Mother's Day. Thanks for the recipe.
Kristen Campbell says
Okay, I already love asparagus…but FRY it?! OH MY GOODNESS!!! Now I want some for lunch…do you deliver?!
Brianna George says
ooo boy these look incredible. I love asparagus. I think I will add this to our menu next week.
Sara Lehman says
Ooh! I love asparagus! I have never had it fried, but that has to change!!