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California Avocado Fries & 4 Dipping Sauces

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Total Time:

15min

Prep Time:

15min

California Avocados dipped in bread crumbs and fried for a taste treat you can dip into any of four savory, spicy or sweet dips.

Ingredients

Serves: 4
    Avocado Fries
cups  vegetable oil, for frying (could need more depending on size of pan)
  ripe, Fresh California Avocados, halved, seeded and peeled
cup  flour
tsp.  sea salt
  eggs, whisked
cups  panko bread crumbs
Tbsp.  sea salt
1/8  tsp.  sea salt, or to taste
    California Cilantro Sauce
  ripe, Fresh California Avocado, seeded and peeled
1/2  bunch  cilantro, large stems removed
  lime, juiced
1/2  tsp.  sea salt
1/2  cup  water
    California Avocado Ranch
  ripe, Fresh California Avocado, seeded and peeled
1/4  cup  Greek yogurt
  lemon, juice only
Tbsp.  milk
tsp.  dried parsley
tsp.  onion powder
1/2  tsp.  garlic powder
1/2  tsp.  dried dill
tsp.  sea salt
1/4  tsp.  pepper
Tbsp.  chopped chives
    Sun-Dried Tomato Aioli
cup  mayonnaise
1/3  cup  sun-dried tomatoes
tsp.  salt
  lemon, zested
    Honey Garlic Sauce
Tbsp.  butter
  cloves garlic, minced
1/2  cup  soy sauce
1/3  cup  honey
Tbsp.  rice vinegar
tsp.  cornstarch
Tbsp.  water
    Sesame seeds, for garnish

As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting. Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados

Instructions

  1. Heat at least 2 inches of vegetable oil to 375 degrees F/190 degrees C in a large saucepan or Dutch oven.
  2. Cut avocados into ½-inch thick slices. .
  3. Place flour in one bowl and mix in 2 teaspoons of salt. Place whisked eggs in a second bowl. Place panko in a third bowl and mix in the tablespoon of salt.
  4. Dredge each avocado piece in the flour, shaking off the excess. Then dip them in the eggs, coating each piece entirely. Then coat each piece in panko.
  5. Fry the avocado slices (a few at a time) for 30–60 seconds or until the bread crumbs become lightly golden.
  6. Remove from oil and place on paper towels to remove excess oil. Season with salt while hot.
  7. Serve with dipping sauces!

California Cilantro Sauce

  1. Place all ingredients in a blender. Blend until smooth.

California Avocado Ranch

  1. Place avocado, yogurt, lemon juice, and milk in a food processor. Process for a minute until mostly smooth.
  2. Add the rest of the ingredients and continue to process until well-incorporated, scraping down the sides of the bowl as needed.

Sun-Dried Tomato Aioli

  1. Place all ingredients in a food processor. Process until smooth, about 1–2 minutes, scraping down the sides as needed.

Honey Garlic Sauce

  1. Melt the butter in a small saucepan over medium heat. Add in minced garlic and sizzle for 1 minute. Pour in soy sauce, honey and rice vinegar and stir. Bring to a light simmer.
  2. In a small bowl, stir the cornstarch and water together, then pour into the sauce. Continue to heat the sauce and stir until thickened, 1–2 minutes. Remove from heat and sprinkle with sesame seeds.

Serving Suggestion: Serve as an appetizer or a side dish to your favorite protein.

Beverage Pairing: Glass of beer or flavored tea.

Large avocados are recommended for this recipe. A large avocado averages about 8 ounces. If using smaller or larger size avocados adjust the quantity accordingly.

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