Easy Air fryer broccoli gives you perfectly crispy and tender broccoli in just 6 minutes! Air Fried broccoli has the same great flavor as oven roasted broccoli in a fraction of the time!
Air Fryer Broccoli
Before getting my air fryer oven baked broccoli was my go to. It was easy and quick and very little work. When I got my air fryer and saw how quickly I could cook things in it I knew I had to try making broccoli in it. I am super excited that making air fried broccoli gives me the same result as oven baked but in much less time.
I know not everyone will be as excited as I am about veggies and cooking them in the air fryer but we love our veggies and the small easy things excite us. Everyone in our house loves broccoli and it is a great healthy dinner side dish that is easy to make and pairs well with so many different main dish recipes.
Making air fried broccoli is seriously the easiest way to make fresh broccoli. Just wash the broccoli, chop it, season it and pop it in the air fryer to cook. Easy dinner side dish is done in under 10 minutes!
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Tips for Cooking Air Fried Broccoli
Wash and dry. You want the broccoli to be dried off when you put it into the bowl with the olive oil and the spices.
Read your instructions. Some air fryers will require you to use cooking spray when you are using them, others don’t so be sure to check the specific directions for yours.
What temperature do you cook Broccoli on in an Air Fryer?
When you are cooking broccoli in an air fryer you will cook it for 6-10 minutes at 400° depending on how crispy you like broccoli.
How long do you cook broccoli in an Air Fryer?
The cook time is much shorter then other cooking methods, the broccoli gt to tender on the inside and crispy on the outside in 6-10 minutes depending on how you like your broccoli cooked.
What is the best Air Fryer?
There are many different air fryers out there, amongst our team of foodies our favorites are the Cuisinart Air Fryer and convection oven combo, Power XL Pro and the Ninja Foodi 9-in-One. If you don’t have either of them you can use the air fryer you have, but if you are looking to get started with cooking food in an air fryer then our suggestion is that you want to get one of those.
Air Fryer Broccoli Ingredients
- fresh broccoli
- olive oil
- garlic powder
- onion powder
How to make Air Fryer Broccoli
Wash and chop the head of broccoli into florets.
In a large mixing bowl mix together the broccoli, oil, garlic, onion, salt, and pepper.
Place the broccoli in the air fryer.
Turn the air fryer on to 400°F for 6-10 minutes. Halfway through stir the broccoli to ensure even cooking.
Easy Broccoli Recipes
- Broccoli Salad with Bacon
- Keto beef and broccoli
- Cheesy broccoli casserole
- Instant Pot Cheddar Broccoli Soup
- Chicken and broccoli alfredo
- Chicken and broccoli alfredo lasagna
Air Fryer Broccoli
- 1 pound broccoli
- 2 tablespoon olive oil
- 2 teaspoons garlic powder
- 1 teaspoon onion powder
- ½ teaspoon salt
- ½ teaspoon pepper
- Wash and chop the head of broccoli into florets.
- In a large mixing bowl mix together the broccoli, oil, garlic, onion, salt, and pepper.
- Place the broccoli in the air fryer.
- Turn the air fryer on to 400°F for 6-10 minutes. Halfway through stir the broccoli to ensure even cooking.