These simple baked eggplant fries are the perfect snack or appetizer for a crowd. Crispy on the outside, velvety tender on the inside!  I love to serve these with a side of Greek Tzatziki sauce. 

Plate with crispy, baked eggplant fries served with Greek Tzatziki Sauce

Eggplants are a cherished Mediterranean ingredient. Here on the blog, you'll find them prepared a variety of ways: layered in a hearty Greek Moussaka; stuffed with meat and bulgur; or simply roasted and adorned with pomegranates and tahini...

Eggplant fries with Greek tzatziki sauce make the perfect Mezze (appetizer) for a crowd. And they are easy to prepare.

Ready to eat eggplant fries, crispy on the outside and tender on the inside

Eggplants are easy enough to turn into the perfect fries.

In this recipe, eggplant batons take on a simple seasoned breading and quickly softens in the oven, resulting in the perfect eggplant fries--crisp on the outside, and velvety, tender on the inside. Simply addictive!

For a little side dip, I like to use Greek tzatziki sauce. But you can also simply use a store-bought dip of your choice like marinara or a light ranch.

Find more in our eggplant recipes collection like fried eggplant; caponata; and eggplant rollatini!

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Baked Eggplant Fries with Greek Tzatziki Sauce | The Mediterranean Dish. Quick, simple and addictive! These eggplant fries are crispy on the outside, super tender and velvety on the inside. Served with Greek tzatziki sauce. See the easy recipe on TheMediterraneanDish.com

Baked Eggplant Fries with Greek Tzatziki Sauce


Description

These simple baked eggplant fries are the perfect snack or appetizer. Crispy on the outside, tender on the inside! Delicious with Tzatziki!


Ingredients

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For the Eggplant Fries

For the Greek Tzatziki Sauce (optional)


Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F.
  • First, cut the eggplant into 1-inch rounds. Sprinkle with salt and set aside for 20 minutes (the eggplant will sweat out any bitterness). Pat dry.  Now cut the eggplant slices into even-sized batons or "fries."
  • Dredge the eggplant fries into the flour. Next, dip them in the eggs, then coat them with a mixture of the breadcrumbs, garlic powder, oregano, salt and pepper.
  • Prepare a wire rack on top of a baking sheet. Spray the wire rack with olive oil cooking spray. Now arrange the eggplant fries on top of the wire rack. Spray the eggplant fries with a little olive oil cooking spray.
  • Bake in the preheated 425 degrees F oven for 10 minutes or until the eggplant fries are golden and crisp.
  • Make the Greek Tzatziki Sauce according to this recipe.
  • Serve the eggplant fries hot or warm with the Tzatziki sauce or a side of marinara. Enjoy!

Notes

  • Make ahead note: You can prepare the Greek Tzatziki Sauce a day in advance, if you like. Simply store in an airtight container in the fridge. Before serving, give it a quick stir to refresh.
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  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Category: Appetizer/Snack
  • Method: Baked
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean

Keywords: Eggplant fries, baked eggplant fries, baked eggplant

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Moussaka: Greek Eggplant Casserole 

Mediterranean Chickpea Salad with Eggplant 

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  1. I baked the fries but I felt like the eggplant disappeared from inside. Did I bake too long? Or was the eggplant fries I cut too thin possibly (1/2”)?

  2. I made these for dinner and absolutely loved them. Except, I kept them in the oven for 18-20 minutes.
    There is an eggplant hater in the house who you converted to an eggplant fries lover. I made an Asiago & sun dried tomato tapenade as a topping. Really good! Thank you.

  3. Really easy and yummy! I chose your recipe because it didn't look complicated. I sorinked parmesan cheese when finished baking and dipped them in Rocky Rocco pizza sauce. A keeper recipe!

    1. Hi, Karl! The wire rack helps to elevate the fries above the moisture. The recipe would probably work without it, although they might not be as crisp.