Crispy Air Fryer Brussels Sprouts


These Air Fryer Brussels Sprouts are SO crispy and use minimal oil! Only 3 ingredients, so easy to make and perfect for easy dinners or meal prep

air fryer brussel sprouts in a bowl on a table

PIN Air Fryer Brussels Sprouts

Oh, hey there! Hello!

My name is Taylor, but it should really be Brussels Sprouts addict because that is 100% what I am.

I meal prep them every week. I am the girl that always brings oven balsamic roasted brussels sprouts to your house when you invite me for dinner and Ill make maple baked roasted brussels sprouts for Mr. FFF every chance that I get.

Seriously. I cant get enough of them. ESPECIALLY when they are brussel sprouts in AIR FRYER

Crispy Goodness

The beautiful thing about air fried brussel sprouts is that they get SO golden brown and so ultra-crispy, with very little oil, that it is almost unreal.

I am the girl that likes her sprouts ALMOST burned, with those super crunchy leaves, so this is something that makes my heart very happy.

close up of a bowl of crispy air fryer brussels sprouts

Air Fryer Brussels Sprouts Ingredients

The other beautiful thing about cooking them in the air fryer is that you only need 3 SIMPLE ingredients to make it happen:

Probably things you ALREADY HAVE. < No air fryer? No problem. THIS is my favorite one!

What temperature to cook air fryer Brussel Sprouts

Unlike roasting them in the oven, you want to cook these at a little lower temperature in the air fryer I think that 350 degrees is the perfect temperature. Its not too low that they dont cook but not too high that the outside burns before the inside cooks leaving you with sad, nasty air fryer brussels sprouts.

a bowl of air fryer brussels sprouts on a table with other assorted side dishes

How long to cook air fryer brussels sprouts?

How long you cook these will really depend on how crispy you like them. For ultra-crispy and golden brown sprouts, I like to cook mine for about 12 minutes and then toss the basket and cook another 10-12 minutes until they look JUST ABOUT DONE. Then, throw in the loose leaves that you separated before cooking and cook another 2-3 minutes until they are crispy!

Seriously, take the time to separate the leaves. Its the easiest hack to getting those crispy, crunchy leaves without them being burned!

What to serve them with

Like I said, I meal prep these on Sundays and eat them during the week. They are a great side dish for:

air fryer brussels sprouts on a plate with a fork on the side

Or, really, almost any other protein that you want to serve at dinner. They are SERIOUSLY versatile and pretty much awesome.

Bet you never thought you would be saying THAT about a vegetable did ya?

Other Healthy Vegetable Recipes:

Air Fryer Buffalo Cauliflower

Paleo Baked Zucchini Fritters

Mediterranean Low Carb Broccoli Salad

Air Fryer Brussels Sprouts

These Air Fryer Brussels Sprouts are SO crispy and use minimal oil! Only 3 ingredients, so easy to make and perfect for easy dinners or meal prep

  • 1 Lb Brussels sprouts
  • 1 Tbsp Olive oil
  • Sea salt
  1. Heat your air fryer to 350 degrees

  2. Trim the ends off the Brussels sprouts, removing and not to nice looking leaves. You should end up with about 3/4 lb of Brussels sprouts after trimming

  3. Place the Brussels into a bowl and toss with the olive oil and salt. Remove any of the singular leaves and set them aside for later.

  4. Place the Brussels into the mesh basket of your air fryer and cook for 12 minutes. Then, shake the basket and cook for another 10-12 minutes until the Brussels look just about done. At this point, toss the singular leaves into the air fryer and cook another 2-3 minutes until crispy.

  5. DEVOUR!


Nutrition Facts
Air Fryer Brussels Sprouts
Amount Per Serving
Calories 78.2 Calories from Fat 33
% Daily Value*
Fat 3.7g6%
Saturated Fat 0.5g3%
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 2.5g
Sodium 66.9mg3%
Potassium 437.6mg13%
Carbohydrates 10.1g3%
Fiber 4.3g18%
Sugar 2.5g3%
Protein 3.8g8%
Vitamin A 17IU0%
Vitamin C 159.4mg193%
Calcium 4.7mg0%
Iron 8.8mg49%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.


( per 1/4 of the recipe)

two photos of air fried brussel sprouts on top of each other


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