Baked Asparagus, Deep-Fried Asparagus
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My recipe baked asparagus I present to you today.
By baked asparagus, as a cook, I understand asparagus coated in batter or breaded asparagus, it is crispy asparagus 🙂
You can use green or white asparagus for this preparation.
In the article I show you how to prepare asparagus in batter and how to prepare asparagus breaded.
A recipe for asparagus in the oven (without baked) you can find here!
I wish you good luck!
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1. Recipe Baked Asparagus
Here now the detailed instructions with all quantities. I wish you good luck!
Baked fried Asparagus
Cooked, photographed and written down by chef Thomas Sixt.
Simple guide to prepare asparagus wrapped in batter or breaded.
Asparagus fried the Ingredients:
|100||g||breadcrumbs (Please use very finely grated breadcrumbs)|
|150||g||clarified butter or oil|
Asparagus in the Batter the Ingredients for Wine or Beer Dough
|80-100||ml||Milk (or prepare as follows with beer or wine:)|
|beer (prepared with beer a beer dough is created)|
|white wine (prepared with white wine, wine dough is formed)|
Bring a wide pot suitable for asparagus to the boil with water.
Season the water with salt, pepper, sugar and nutmeg and cook the asparagus until it is firm to the bite.
Peel the asparagus according to the instructions in the article.
Let the asparagus cool in cold water and dry.
Variant baking dough:
Cover the asparagus spears with flour. Flour extracts the moisture and later provides a crispy coating and sticks the dough.
Place the floured asparagus spears on an extra plate and add an egg, salt, pepper and some milk to the remaining flour.
Use a whisk to stir in a creamy, not too thick batter.
Put plenty of vegetable fat or rapeseed oil in a deep pan or wok. Bake the asparagus spears in very hot fat until golden yellow.
You can also use a deep fryer!
Prepare your breading line:
1st plate flour, 2nd plate whisked egg, 3rd plate breadcrumbs or breadcrumbs.
Season the cooked asparagus spears with salt, pepper.
Bread the asparagus tips in the following order:
flour – egg – breadcrumbs.
Then bake the asparagus spears floating in hot fat until crispy light brown.
In the article you will find ideas for suitable sauces.
Let yourself be inspired and enjoy baked asparagus during the asparagus season.
2. Calories (kcal) and Nutritional Values
3. Buy and Prepare Asparagus
The traditional asparagus season in Germany begins in April and ends in June on St. John’s Day.
St. John’s Day is June 24 and is popularly known as Asparagus New Year’s Eve.
When shopping, prefer local asparagus, it is healthier and has no jet lag.
For the baked asparagus, peel the asparagus spears.
You can recognize good and fresh asparagus by its appearance: shiny skin, closed heads and no brown spots.Ingredients tips from chef Thomas Sixt
Peel asparagus INFO: Peel white asparagus starting about 3 cm below the tips, peel green asparagus only at the end about 5 cm.Peel asparagus info from chef Thomas Sixt
4. Baked Asparagus in Two Variants
You can now choose one of two variants for baked asparagus. The first variant is asparagus in batter, the second variant is asparagus breaded.
For both versions, pre-cook the asparagus in salted water. Depending on the thickness, cook the asparagus spears for 4-8 minutes until firm to the bite, then place in cold water and allow to cool, then dry.
4.1 Asparagus in Batter
I particularly like this variant. Season the precooked asparagus spears with salt and pepper. Dredge the asparagus spears in flour, then place in the batter and coat with batter. You can use a wine batter, a beer batter, or an Asian baking batter. I’ll show you my simple version of the batter in the recipe below.
Then bake at 170°C in hot fat until floating.
4.2 Bread Asparagus
For breading asparagus you will need flour, eggs, breadcrumbs or breadcrumbs.
Season the precooked asparagus spears with salt and pepper.
Turn the asparagus spears individually in flour, pull them through the beaten egg, then coat them in the breadcrumbs by pressing them gently.
Then fry the breaded asparagus spears at 170°C in hot fat until floating.
5. Cold Sauces to Add to Baked Asparagus
Baked asparagus is best served with one or more cold sauces. Here I have prepared two beautiful variants for you:
5.1 Egg sauce
You can make a note of the cold sauce with eggs for the entire asparagus season. The egg sauce is delicious with baked asparagus, boiled asparagus and roasted asparagus.
Prepare egg sauce for 4 people:
- Hard boil six pieces of eggs for 12 minutes.
- Cool the eggs in cold water, then peel and cut in half.
- Separately, finely chop the egg whites and yolks and put them in a bowl.
- Dress the sauce with freshly chopped parsley,
- salt, pepper, some cayenne pepper, capers and olive oil and season to taste.
- Optionally, you can add some Dijon mustard and give the sauce a light mustard flavor.
5.2 Chive sauce
You can also vary the chive sauce with other herbs.
The basic sauce of creme fraiche and sour cream tastes just as fine with frozen herb mixtures.
I prefer fresh herbs…
Chive sauce for 4 people
- Put one cup of sour cream and one cup of crème fraiche in a bowl.
- Then add 1 tablespoon of lemon juice, 5 pinches of salt, 3 pinches of pepper and 1 pinch of cayenne pepper.
- Finely chop chives or other herbs and add.
- Stir the sauce and serve.
Optionally, you can add a little garlic and a teaspoon of mayonnaise to the chive sauce to make it more flavorful.
The baked asparagus tastes equally delicious with a homemade hollandaise sauce.
My safe recipe shows you how to make this sauce with cooking video instructions step by step.
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