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Macro look of fried eggplant appetizers cooked in the air fryer.

Air Fryer Crispy Eggplant Fries

Easy to make panko-coated eggplant fries in the air fryer from a few simple ingredients like breadcrumbs, mozzarella, and eggs. These eggplant sticks are perfect to use for appetizers or snacks and you can serve them near your favorite sauce.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 2 people
Calories 387 kcal


  • COSORI Air Fryer 5.8QT


  • 1 piece eggplant medium size
  • ½ cup parmesan
  • 1/2 cup breadcrumbs
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • ¼ teaspoon salt or to taste
  • 2 pieces eggs medium size


  • Wash well the eggplants and cut them into evenly cutted sticks.
  • Prepare two bowls: The first one, with 2 beaten eggs, and another with a mix of Parmesan, salt and breadcrumbs.
  • Soak each slice first in the beaten eggs and then rotate on all sides in plate with breadcrumbs and parmesan.
  • Arrange them in the air fryer in a single layer and cook them for 10 minutes at 400°F (200°C).
  • The air fried eggplants fries are ready to be served.


  • Cut all the slices evenly to make sure that all of the fries will be cooked the same.
  • Make sure that the eggplant is covered on all sides with breadcrumbs and parmesan.
  • Arrange the fries in a single layer in the air fryer basket. If you need to cook a larger quantity, consider cooking them in a few batches to obtain the best results.
  • Eat them while they are hot because if they will cool down, the eggplant fries will soften.


Serving: 270gCalories: 387kcalCarbohydrates: 34gProtein: 15gFat: 22gSaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 21mgSodium: 895mgPotassium: 602mgFiber: 8gSugar: 10gVitamin A: 253IUVitamin C: 5mgCalcium: 367mgIron: 2mg
Keyword appetizers, easy recipe, eggplant, quick, snacks
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