Deep-fried avocado

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A veggie burger with deep-fried avocado (below the top bun)

Deep-fried avocado is a dish prepared using avocado that has been breaded or battered and deep-fried.[1][2] Panko bread crumbs are sometimes used.[1][3] The dish can be stuffed with meats, cheese and other ingredients.[4] The avocado inside the breading or batter may melt after the deep frying occurs.[2] Deep-fried avocado with an egg placed inside the avocado is a breakfast dish.[5] Deep-fried avocado is also used as a main ingredient in deep-fried avocado tacos, as an additional ingredient or topping in tacos,[2][6][7][8] and sometimes as a hamburger topping.[9]

Avocado fries[edit]

Fried avocado wedges with a dipping sauce

Avocado fries is a type of fries dish prepared using avocado instead of potatoes.[10][11] The avocado is typically sliced into strips, breaded or battered, and then deep-fried.[11] The breading or batter may be seasoned, and salt can be sprinkled atop the dish after deep-frying occurs.[12][13] It is sometimes served as an appetizer or starter dish, and may be accompanied with a dipping sauce.[11][14] Avocado fries can also be cooked by baking.[15][16] Avocado fries have less carbohydrates compared to fries prepared using potatoes.[17]

Commercial preparations[edit]

In 2011, attendees at the Orange County Fair in Costa Mesa, California, consumed 10,000 slices of deep-fried avocado.[18]

The Cheesecake Factory, a restaurant chain in the United States, has purveyed a deep-fried avocado egg roll dish.[19]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Ask, S.; Bjärbo, L. (2015). Very Veggie Family Cookbook: Delicious, easy and practical vegetarian recipes to feed the whole family. Pavilion Books. p. 257. ISBN 978-1-910904-24-4. Retrieved March 13, 2017.
  2. ^ a b c Stewart, Ellen (June 13, 2015). "Deep fried avocado is a thing and available for your eating in London". Metro. Retrieved March 13, 2017.
  3. ^ Votto, M.P. (2012). Food Lovers' Guide to Tucson: The Best Restaurants, Markets & Local Culinary Offerings. Food Lovers' Series. Globe Pequot Press. p. 44. ISBN 978-0-7627-9055-5. Retrieved May 10, 2017.
  4. ^ Fodor's Texas. Fodor's Texas. Fodor's Travel Publications. 2008. p. 400. ISBN 978-1-4000-0719-6. Retrieved March 13, 2017.
  5. ^ Lynch, Alison (December 14, 2015). "Introducing the Californee-egg: A deep fried avocado with egg in the middle". Metro. Retrieved May 10, 2017.
  6. ^ "Cheap Eats: Tacos We Love". Cleveland Magazine. February 7, 2017. Retrieved May 10, 2017.
  7. ^ Pierleoni, Allen (May 26, 2016). "Sacramento County Fair has the exhibits, but let's find the deep-fryer". sacbee. Retrieved May 10, 2017.
  8. ^ Kandil, Caitlin Yoshiko (February 26, 2016). "Mexican restaurant is more than a business: 'Whatever I cook, I put in all my love'". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved May 10, 2017. (subscription required)
  9. ^ "Burger joint Two Doors Down opens on brother Bottleneck's E Madison block". CHS Capitol Hill Seattle. August 26, 2015. Retrieved May 10, 2017.
  10. ^ "Skip the potatoes and try these avocado fries with spicy mayo". Today. February 20, 2017. Retrieved May 10, 2017.
  11. ^ a b c Hammond, David (March 17, 2017). "Eat This: Crisp, crunchy avocado fries will make you think chef invented them". chicagotribune.com. Retrieved May 10, 2017.
  12. ^ Curry, K. (2014). No Cheats Needed: 6 Weeks to a Healthier, Better You. Dexterity Publishing. p. 34. ISBN 978-0-9908344-1-0. Retrieved May 10, 2017.
  13. ^ Tesar, J.; Marple, K. (2017). Knife: Texas Steakhouse Meals at Home. Flatiron Books. p. 225. ISBN 978-1-250-07917-6. Retrieved May 10, 2017.
  14. ^ May, Danette (May 1, 2016). "Avocado Fries With Sweet Chipotle Dip". The Huffington Post. Retrieved May 10, 2017.
  15. ^ Gallam, C. (2014). The Everything Weeknight Gluten-Free Cookbook. Everything (Cooking). Adams Media. p. 207. ISBN 978-1-4405-8315-5. Retrieved May 10, 2017.
  16. ^ Newman, J.M. (2013). Fusion Food in the Vegan Kitchen: 125 Comfort Food Classics, Reinvented with an Ethnic Twist!. Fair Winds Press. p. 37. ISBN 978-1-59233-580-0. Retrieved May 10, 2017.
  17. ^ "Avocado Fries". The Dr. Oz Show. June 30, 2016. Retrieved May 10, 2017.
  18. ^ Epting, C.; Brown, G.J. (2015). The Orange County Fair: A History of Celebration. Arcadia Publishing Incorporated. p. 113. ISBN 978-1-62585-335-6. Retrieved May 10, 2017.
  19. ^ Gilmore, M. (2017). No Excuses Detox: 100 Quick-And-Easy, Budget-Friendly, Family-Approved Recipes to Help You Eat Healthy Every Day. Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony. p. 104. ISBN 978-0-399-57902-8. Retrieved May 10, 2017.

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