Sweet spring asparagus is wrapped in pancetta, rolled in sesame seeds, lightly fried, and then skewered.

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Put flour, eggs, and sesame seeds in 3 shallow dishes. Wrap each asparagus spear with pancetta, leaving tip exposed.

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  • Heat oil in a medium straight-sided skillet over medium heat until it registers 350 degrees on a deep-fry thermometer.

  • Dredge spears in flour, shaking off excess. Dip pancetta portion in egg; coat with sesame seeds. Fry until golden brown, 3 to 4 minutes. Drain on paper towels. Season with salt. Thread spears lengthwise onto skewers, if desired.

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