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Have you seen the California avocado production this year?
It is In.Sane!
I just bought 10 for 10 bucks. It seems like I haven’t been able to do that since the 90’s! I’m sure I was wearing a babydoll dress and had Pearl Jam on in the kitchen while making my guacamole…
Well, long gone are the days of just making guacamole with those avocados. We have made our fair share of recipes using avocado, but this is the first time I’ve actually attempted putting the green gems in the oven!
Yep, we are coating them and baking them and dunking them… just like your favorite potato wedge
You need to start with fresh, ripe California avocados. They should be firm with just a little bit of give when you press the skin for best results
Halve, peel and remove the pit from the avocados
Slice each half into 5 or 6 wedges
Dunk the wedges (I like working in batches) into seasoned flour
Immerse them into whisked eggs
And finally, place in a panko mixture to coat
Place the wedges onto a greased baking sheet and bake for 20 minutes at 400 degrees
Yuummmmmm… golden goodness!
These fries have the perfect crunch on the outside and creamy goodness on the inside
We dunked ours in a chipotle ranch sauce and it was perfect! Feel free to use your favorite sauce, or just enjoy them solo!
Whatever you choose, they will be gone in no time.
- 2 avocados
- 1 cup flour
- 2 eggs, whisked with 2 T. water
- 1.5 cups panko bread crumbs
- Salt & pepper
- Preheat oven to 400
- Halve, pit and peel the avocados. Slice each half into 5-6 wedges
- Place the flour, eggs and panko into their own bowls. Season the flour mixture with the salt and pepper
- Dredge the avocado wedges into the flour, egg, and panko and place on a greased cookie sheet
- Bake for 15 minutes. Turn the fries over and bake for an additional 5 minutes.
- Serve with your favorite dipping sauce!
- Feel free to add additonal seasonings of your choice to the flour and/or panko mixture to kick it up a notch