Air Fryer Eggplant Fries recipe

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1 medium eggplant
½ cup Italian bread crumbs
¼ cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
1 teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon dried basil
½ teaspoon garlic powder
½ teaspoon onion powder
½ teaspoon ground black pepper
¼ cup all-purpose flour
2 eggs

Nutrition Info

180.3 calories
carbohydrate: 25.4 g
cholesterol: 97.6 mg
fat: 5.1 g
fiber: 5.9 g
protein: 9.6 g
saturatedFat: 1.9 g
servingSize: -
sodium: 960 mg
sugar: 4.5 g
transFat: : -
unsaturatedFat: : -


  1. Slice eggplant into 1/2-inch rounds, then cut each round into 1/4-inch sticks. Pat dry.

  2. Combine bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese, Italian seasoning, salt, basil, garlic powder, onion powder, and black pepper in a shallow bowl. Pour flour into a second shallow bowl. Beat eggs in a third bowl.

  3. Dip eggplant sticks in flour, then in beaten eggs, and then coat with bread crumb mixture. Place on a plate and let rest for 5 minutes.

  4. Preheat an air fryer to 370 degrees F (185 degrees C).

  5. Place eggplant sticks in basket, making sure they are not touching, cook in batches if necessary.

  6. Cook in the preheated air fryer for 8 to 10 minutes. Shake basket and continue cooking to desired crispiness, an additional 4 to 6 minutes.

Recipe Yield

4 servings

Recipe Note

If you are watching your waistline and your calorie intake, these eggplant fries are a great alternative. Grease free and oil free, but just as tasty.

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