Eggplant Fries


Eggplant Fries

Cooker Device: 
Emeril Everyday
Pressure AirFryer


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Large eggs
1⁄2 cup
Grated parmesan cheese
1⁄2 cup
whole wheat panko bread crumbs
1 teaspoon
Emeril's Italian Essence
3⁄4 teaspoons
garlic salt
medium eggplant (about 1 1/4 lbs.)
olive oil spray
1 cup
meatless pasta sauce, warmed


1. In a shallow bowl, whisk eggs. In another shallow bowl, mix cheese, panko and seasonings. Trim ends of eggplant; cut eggplant lengthwise into 1/2-in.-thick slices. Cut slices lengthwise into 1/2-in. strips. Dip eggplant in eggs, then coat with cheese mixture. Spritz eggplant with olive oil spray.

2. Place tall wire rack into inner pot. Arrange eggplant in a single layer on rack. Cover with air frying lid. Press air fry function; select custom. Press timer; set to 6 minutes. Start.

3. Turn eggplant; spritz with additional olive oil spray. Air-fry 4 minutes longer or until golden brown. Repeat with remaining eggplant. Serve immediately with pasta sauce for dipping.