Do you love Crispy French Fries but are cutting carbs to jumpstart your weightloss? If you answered yes then you are going to love this fun Low Carb Air Fryer Avocado Fries Recipe, which I might add has a Keto friendly version included as well.
What do Air Fryer Avocado Fries Taste Like?
An Avocado French Fry is unlike anything you've ever eaten. It's Crispy and Crunchy on the outside, Smooth and Creamy on the inside. The Avocado itself does not have a strong flavor which makes it the perfect base to coat with your favorite flavors. I love spicy food and used Cayenne Pepper to spice up this batch.
What exactly is an Avocado?
An Avocado is a Fruit or more specifically is a large Berry with a single seed. Avocados grow on trees in warmer climates and are native to Mexico.
How many Calories are in a Baked Avocado Fry?
You can turn one Avocado into about 11 slices. Each slice breaded an Air Fried is about 30 calories, so a great Low Calorie treat!
Do Avocados have any Health Benefits?
They sure do. Avocados are a great source of Vitamins C, E, K and B-6, as well as Riboflavin, Niacin, Folate, Pantothenic Acid, Magnesium and Potassium. They also produce Lutein, Beta-Carotene, and Omega-3 Fatty Acids. Although the majority of the calories come from fat don't be alarmed. Avocados are full of healthy beneficial fats that help keep you full and satiated.
How do I make my Avocado Fries Keto?
If you want to make your Avocado Fries Keto Friendly swap your breading. Your typical Baked Avocado Fries Recipe uses traditional Panko Breadcrumbs. To make Baked Avocado Fries Keto use crushed Pork Rinds instead of Panko Breadcrumbs as the coating. Just break out your Mini Ninja Chopper and add in the Pork Rinds give it a couple of pulses and you will have perfect Keto Breadcrumbs.
What can I use to make Low Carb Breadcrumbs?
How do I make Keto Breadcrumbs?
You have 2 options. Hopefully you have a Mini Kitchen Chopper like the Mini Ninja. Take a handful of the pork rinds and place them in your kitchen chopper and give it a couple of pulse’s and you will have instant Keto friendly breadcrumbs.
If you do not own a kitchen chopper yet you can take a handful of your pork rinds and place them in a ziplock bag and crush them with your hands to make your Low Carb Breadcrumbs.
What do Pork Rind Breadcrumbs Taste Like?
They taste like the most flavorful Panko Breadcrumbs..crunchy..crispy…cracklin goodness!!
Why is Eating Low Carb better for you?
When you consume carbohydrates, they are converted into simple sugars known as glucose in your bloodstream. They are your main fuel source. Without sufficient carbs available as fuel, your body will start burning fat to keep you moving. Basically lowering your Carb intake will make it easier to burn fat and lose weight.
Why is everyone trying Low Carb and Keto?
Lowering your carbs to below 100 grams per day is beneficial for weightloss and also promotes overall good health, energy and vitality. The Keto Diet limits your intake of carbs to less than 50 grams per day and eliminates junk and processed foods allowing you to eat clean, whole food for better overall health and wellness.
I follow the Weight Watchers program and incorporate low carb, so it is a blend of both. Don’t be afraid to experiment with different types of food that is the only way you are going to discover your best healthy life.
What are the Benefits of Eating Low Carb Foods?
- When you eat food Lower in Carbs it reduces your appetite which in turn causes you to consume fewer calories.
- Quickstart to Weightloss
- Reduces harmful abdominal fat.
- Reduces Blood Sugar and Insulin Levels
Why Are Low Carb Foods Better for you?
- Low Carb eating results in weight loss.
- Eliminates those pesky out of control cravings.
- Stabilizes Blood Sugar and consequently the appetite.
- Reducing carbohydrate consumption and replacing them with protein and healthy fats will reduce overall calorie consumption and aid in losing weight.
- Reduces Belly Fat.
- Aids in maintaining a Healthy Blood Pressure.
- I enhance my recipe’s by adding Low Carb and Keto friendly food swaps which make the recipe better and better for you.
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How can I make Avocado Fries Vegan?
If you want to make a Vegan Air Fryer Avocado Fries just give your Avocado slices of spritz of Olive Oil instead of dipping in egg wash and then coat in your Panko Breadcrumbs.
What is a Good Dipping Sauce for my Avocado Fries?
Are you a Weight Watcher?
If you follow my Blog you probably already know I am a lifetime member of Weight Watchers and I like to point all of my Recipes with the WW Smart Points System.
This Air Fryer Avocado Fries Recipe is only 1 Smart Point per Avocado Fry. Weight Watchers has 3 New Programs right now to make it easier to enjoy the foods you love and still lose weight.
I was following the Purple Plan which was good but a little too lenient for me so I have switched over to the Blue Plan and the pounds are going down again happy to report. If you want the new WW Food Lists for each plan just click here.
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What Kitchen tools do I need for this Avocado Fry Recipe?
Can I make Avocado Fries without an Air Fryer?
You sure can. I tried a batch fried in Olive Oil and they came out just as tasty...but they will be higher in calories preparing this way.
- 2 Avocados, pitted, peeled and cut into 11 wedges per Avocado
- ½ Cup of All Purpose Flour - If you are going Full Vegan use Almond Flour
- 2 Eggs Beaten
- 1 Cup of Panko Breadcrumbs - If you are going Keto use 1 Cup of crushed Pork Rinds
- Freshly Ground Pepper or Cayenne Pepper if you like it Spicy
- Cooking Spray
1: Preheat Air Fryer to 390 Degrees F
2: Place Flour, Beaten Eggs and Breadcrumbs in separate bowls. Season each with Salt and Pepper or Cayenne...or just use your favorite condiments for Flavor.
3: Dust the Avocado Wedges in the Flour, shaking off the excess. Dip in the Beaten Egg and then dip in the Breadcrumbs.
4: Spritz the Air Fryer Basket with Olive Oil and then arrange the Battered Avocado Fries in the Air Fryer Basket then give them a Spritz of the Olive Oil Cooking Spray.
5: Cook for 8-10 minutes, turning after 5 minutes, until Golden Brown and Crispy. Remove from the Air Fryer and serve immediately.Print
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