Avocado Fries with Cilantro Dipping Sauce

Ingredients:

  • 4 avocados, pits removed and cut into slices
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3 eggs
  • 1-1/4 cups Panko crumbs
  • 2 tsp garlic powder, divided
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp onion salt
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/3 cup sour cream or plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 2 TBSP cilantro, chopped

Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 450 degrees and coat a baking sheet with cooking spray.
  2. Place the flour in a zip-top bag and add the avocado slices. Seal and shake to coat.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together eggs and 2 tablespoons of water. In a shallow bowl, stir together the bread crumbs, half of the garlic powder, chili powder, and salt.
  4. Dip the avocado slices into the egg wash and toss them into the crumb mixture being sure to coat well. Place the avocados in a single layer on the prepared baking sheet and spray generously with cooking spray. Bake for 10-14 minutes until crispy and browned.
  5. Meanwhile, whisk together the mayonnaise, sour cream, lime juice, remaining garlic powder and cilantro. Serve warm with dipping sauce.

Yield: 4-6 servings