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Looking for a vegetable side for dinner tonight? Why not try out some crispy Air Fryer Brussel Sprouts? They are a quick and easy way to add a little pop of flavour to supper time.

Air Fryer Brussel Sprouts
Air Fryer Brussel Sprouts

Air Fryer Brussel Sprouts

Brussel Sprouts are one of those love ’em or hate ’em vegetables but there’s no denying that when they are cooked to a crispy crunch, they are way better than they are steamed (in my humble opinion). This recipe is super simple and an easy way to get a side vegetable ready for dinner in a few minutes with little to no mess involved.

Ingredients

  • Brussel Sprouts
  • Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper

How to Make Air Fryer Brussel Sprouts

To begin, remove any grubby or bad leaves on the outside of your Brussel sprouts and then you’ll need to wash them and pat them dry with a paper towel. Now, slice them in half as pictured below.

Slice your Brussel Sprouts in half
Slice your Brussel Sprouts in half

Next, place them in a bowl and drizzle them with olive oil. Then sprinkle with salt and pepper (see our recipe card below for accurate measurements of the ingredients). Give them a toss to ensure they are covered thoroughly.

brussel sprouts in a bowl coated in olive oil and salt and pepper
Brussel Sprouts coated in olive oil with salt and pepper.

Now dump the Brussel sprouts into the air fryer basket ensuring they are as evenly spaced as you can get them. 

Place the basket in the air fryer and set the temperature to 400 degrees Fahrenheit. Now cook in the air fryer until crispy and brown. For rough times, see the recipe card below. Keep in mind that some air fryers are a bit different than others (just like ovens) so your times / temperatures may vary slightly but this should give you a good ballpark to work from.

When finished, they should look similar to the picture below. They should be brown and crispy but not burnt.

And that ladies and gentlemen is how you make air fryer Brussel sprouts! They are pretty easy and a heck of a lot less messy than making them in the oven / frying pan so let me know what you think when you try them!

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Brussel Sprouts

Crispy, golden brown air fryer brussel sprouts done in the most convenient way possible: the air fryer.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time
5 minutes
Cook Time
10 minutes
Course
Appetizer
Cuisine
American
Servings
4
Calories
62
Equipment
air fryer
Author
Karlynn Johnston

Ingredients
  

  • 15 brussel sprouts halved
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt for sprinkling

Instructions
 

  • Slice the brussel sprouts in half.
  • Toss in a bowl with olive oil and sea salt.
  • Add to air fryer basket.
  • Set air fryer to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Cook for 5-10 minutes, depending on your air fryer, checking regularly to ensure they do not burn. I also recommend tossing after 5 minutes.

Nutrition Information

Calories: 62kcal, Carbohydrates: 6g, Protein: 2g, Fat: 4g, Saturated Fat: 1g, Sodium: 599mg, Potassium: 277mg, Fiber: 3g, Sugar: 2g, Vitamin A: 537IU, Vitamin C: 61mg, Calcium: 30mg, Iron: 1mg

All calories and info are based on a third party calculator and are only an estimate. Actual nutritional info will vary with brands used, your measuring methods, portion sizes and more.

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