Asparagus, egg, flour, breadcrumbs and Parmesan. With these five simple ingredients you can have a delightful appetizer of Parmesan-crumbed asparagus spears lightly fried until crisp and golden.
Serve with a creamy garlic mayo and you've got a simple, no-fuss and absolutely delicious dish.
Parmesan crumbed asparagus
250 g fresh asparagus spears
1/2 cup flour
1 egg, lightly beaten
1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
1/2 cup breadcrumbs
Coat asparagus in flour, dip in egg and coat in combined breadcrumbs and Parmesan cheese, press lightly. Place asparagus on a lined oven tray and bake at 200°C for 8 to 10 minutes or until Parmesan cheese is golden and crisp.