Air-Fryer Cinnamon Butternut Squash Fries Recipe

Dec 15 2022
This recipe for air-fryer cinnamon butternut squash fries is a Hungry Girl classic that has been given a 2022 refresh. We're happy to report that they've still got it! (We also love that the name sounds like something Doc Brown from Back to the Future might yell: "Sweet Cinnamon Fritter Fries, Marty!") Just four main ingredients…

Hungry Girl's Healthy Sweet Cinnamon Fritter Fries Recipe

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1/2 of recipe: 189 calories, 0.5g total fat (0g sat. fat), 289mg sodium, 39g carbs, 4.5g fiber, 4.5g sugars, 8.5g protein

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Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 30 minutes

Ingredients:

3/4 cup panko bread crumbs

2 packets natural no-calorie sweetener

1 tsp. cinnamon

1/8 tsp. salt

1/3 cup (about 3 large) egg whites or fat-free liquid egg substitute

12 oz. (about 1/2 medium) butternut squash cut into French-fry-shaped spears

Optional dip: natural sugar-free pancake syrup

Directions:

In a wide bowl, combine bread crumbs, sweetener, cinnamon, and salt. Mix well.

Place egg whites/substitute in a second wide bowl. Coat butternut squash fries with egg, followed by the seasoned bread crumbs.

Spray an air fryer with nonstick spray. Place half of the butternut squash fries in the air fryer in a single layer, and spray with nonstick spray.

Set air fryer to 400°F. Cook until golden brown and crispy, 13–15 minutes. Repeat with remaining fries.

MAKES 2 SERVINGS

Oven Alternative: Bake fries at 400ºF until golden brown and crispy, about 40 minutes, flipping halfway through.

Wanna see our fry-coating technique in action? Click to watch!

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