Crispy Eggplant 'Fries'

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Firm and crisp eggplant fries! A delicious alternative to the classic potato chip that is sure to please. They are amazing on their own with a tomato or mayonnaise sauce or perfect for a side to home made veggie burgers.

Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 10 minutes
Makes: 4 sides

1 large eggplant
3/4 cup flour
4 eggs
3/4 cup breadcrumbs
1/4 cup grated parmesan
1 teaspoon dried basil
Salt and pepper to taste

Cut the eggplant into 'fries'.

Get three separate bowls, in one place the flour, in the second place the eggs and whisk, in the third place the cheese, bread crumbs and seasoning.

Dredge the eggplant fries in the flour, dip them in the egg bowl and then into the bowl of breadcrumbs, Parmesan and seasoning.

Place the eggplant fries on a wire rack on a baking sheet.

Bake in a preheated moderate oven until golden brown, about 10 mins.

Enjoy hot as a side to homemade burgers with butter bean and basil patties.

For more traditional chips try:
No-oil Chippies
Sweet Potato Fries

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