Baked Eggplant Fries


1 medium-large, Jersey Fresh eggplant, peeled and cut into 1/4 inch thick “fries”
1 TB salt
1/2 cup flour
3/4 cup Italian breadcrumbs with seasoning
1/4 cup parmesan cheese, grated
2 eggs, lightly beaten
pepper, to taste
Jersey Fresh parsley, for finishing
Jersey Fresh Marinara Sauce or favorite sauce or dressing for dipping


10m prep time / 10m cook time

1. Place a colander in a large bowl. Place the eggplant pieces into the colander. Sprinkle the eggplant with salt. Let sweat for 30 minutes. Rinse and dry.
2. While eggplant sweats, preheat the oven to 425 degrees and line a baking sheet with foil. Top the foil with a wire rack.
3. Dredge the eggplant pieces in the flour. Next, dip the fries in the egg and then in the breadcrumb mixture.
4. Place eggplant pieces on a wire rack.
5. Bake for 7-10 minutes, until golden brown.
6. Sprinkle with parsley.
7. Serve with sauce or dressing.

Jersey Fresh Product(s) Used: Cheeses Eggplant Eggs Herbs

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