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Air Fryer Broccoli

4.9 from 41 reviews

This Air Fryer Broccoli recipe cooks in just 6 minutes. It’s tender with deliciously roasted flavors. You’ve got to try it to believe it.

  • Prep Time: 5 min
  • Cook Time: 6 min
  • Total Time: 11 minutes

Yield: 4


  • 12 oz fresh broccoli florets, cut/torn into toughly even, very-small pieces
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp onion powder
  • 1/8 tsp kosher salt 
  • 1/8 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • Optional garnishes: fresh lemon slices, freshly grated parmesan cheese


  1. Combine all ingredients in a bowl; toss well to fully incorporate seasonings into the broccoli florets
  2. Pour 1 TB water into the bottom of air fryer pan (this helps prevent contents from smoking.)
  3. Add broccoli mixture evenly into the air fryer basket. Set to 400F for 6 minutes. Once timer goes off, immediately remove basket and serve. (Optional: sprinkle with a dash of fresh lemon juice or freshly grated parmesan cheese.)


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  • Serving Size: 1
  • Calories: 92
  • Sugar: 1.5 g
  • Sodium: 28.4 mg
  • Fat: 7.3 g
  • Carbohydrates: 6.3 g
  • Fiber: 2.4 g
  • Protein: 2.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg
  • Author: Chew Out Loud
  • Category: side dish
  • Method: air fryer
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: Air Fryer Broccoli