Blake Proud’s AVOCADO chips!

Friday, July 23, 2021 12:34 pm
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Our regular foodie and cook extraordinaire Blake Proud from MKR came in on Tuesday feeling a little green… Not from a bad piece of chicken or from envy, but because at the moment it’s the avocado moment in the spotlight!


Apart from being incredibly delicious and nutritious, these lovely delights are SO cheap and plentiful of late. But forget your run of the mill guac. Blake decided to bring in a delicious and unusual recipe to try- avocado chips. And they were surprisingly drool worthy (Kirste and Dan ate the entire lot). Apart from opening our eyes to the endless possibilities this versatile little fruit can be used for, Blake explained how to figure out how to find a ripe one to buy. Kermit, forget lamenting it‘s not that easy being green, Blake and the avo have proved you wrong!

Avocado Chips


1 Avocado, seed removed cut in to strips/chips

1 egg, whisked

1/2 Cup panko crumbs (substitute for pork crackle)

1/4 Cup Finely Grated parmesan

Salt and Pepper


Coat the strips in a mixture of the crumbs, cheese, and salt and pepper. Air fry (if you have the means) or pan fry. Alternatively, you can use a convection setting on your oven.

Special bonus avocado recipes!

Avocado ice cream


2 avocados

Juice from 1/2 Lemon

2 cans full fat organic coconut milk

1/4 raw honey


Blend together in a blender

Transfer to ice cream machine  following manufacturers instructions

Leave to set in fridge for an hour

Simple Guacamole


2 large avocados

Juice from 1 Fresh Lime

Pinch of sea salt

Optional – Traditional (Garlic, Tomato and Onion) or just add fresh Pomegranate for a simple summer addition.

Avocado & Vegemite Toast

Spread avocado on toast instead of butter

Add Vegemite on top

Serve with a poached egg


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