Crispy and Quick, Guilt-free Air Fried Asparagus Fries

Asparagus has been a popular vegetable for centuries, with evidence of its consumption dating back to ancient civilizations like Egypt and Greece. It was originally prized for its medicinal properties, but eventually became a staple in many cuisines around the world. The concept of frying asparagus is believed to have originated in the United States, where it is often served as a side dish or appetizer in restaurants.

Air Fryer Asparagus Fries

Recipe by Tyson GregoryCourse: AppetizerCuisine: American
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Crispy and flavorful asparagus fries made in the air fryer for a healthier twist on a classic side dish. Perfect for a quick and easy appetizer or side dish.


  • 1 bunch of asparagus

  • 1/4 cup flour

  • 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese

  • 1 tsp garlic powder

  • 1 tsp onion powder

  • 1/2 tsp paprika

  • Pinch of salt and pepper

  • 2 eggs


  • Preheat your air fryer to 400°F.
  • Wash and trim the ends of one bunch of asparagus.
  • Cut the asparagus into 3-inch long pieces.
  • In a small bowl, mix together 1/4 cup of flour, 1/4 cup of grated parmesan cheese, 1 tsp of garlic powder, 1 tsp of onion powder, 1/2 tsp of paprika, and a pinch of salt and pepper.
  • In a separate bowl, beat 2 eggs.
  • Dip the asparagus pieces in the beaten eggs, then coat them in the flour mixture.
  • Place the coated asparagus pieces in the air fryer basket.
  • Cook for 8-10 minutes, shaking the basket halfway through.
  • Serve with your favorite dipping sauce and enjoy!


  • Make sure to shake the basket halfway through cooking to ensure even crispiness.
  • You can use any type of dipping sauce you prefer, such as ranch, marinara, or honey mustard.
  • Feel free to adjust the seasonings to your liking.

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