Air fryer broccoli comes out crispy and roasted to perfection. It’s tossed in lemon and garlic before being air fried, giving it the perfect flavor.
This air fried broccoli comes out perfectly crispy around the edges – just like oven roasted broccoli, but it cooks in less time! We dress this broccoli recipe in a dressing of olive oil, fresh lemon juice, salt, and garlic powder. It’s such a simple recipe yet the lemon adds a wonderful pop of flavor!
What Air fryer to use for making air fried broccoli?
I have made air fryer broccoli in both my air fryer oven and basket-style air fryer. Both will work for this recipe! Keep in mind, that air fryer temperatures and cooking speed can very, so it’s important to check your broccoli a few minutes early the first time you make it – so it doesn’t burn.
What to serve with air fryer broccoli?
Broccoli is so versatile, we serve it several times a week in our house. Here are some recipes to inspire you:
- Sheet Pan Chicken and Potatoes
- Instant Pot Italian Beef
- Crockpot Buffalo Chicken (Freezer Friendly)
- Sweet and Spicy Meatloaf
- 1 pound broccoli, cut into florets
- 3 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon garlic powder
- Preheat air fryer to 400 degrees.
- Combine broccoli, olive oil, lemon juice, salt, and garlic powder in a large bowl.
- Toss to coat evenly.
- Place broccoli in air fryer.
- Air fry for 12 minutes, shaking or turning half way through.
- Remove from air fryer and enjoy!
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Nutrition InformationYield 4 Serving Size 1
Amount Per Serving Calories 132Total Fat 11gSaturated Fat 1gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 9gCholesterol 0mgSodium 577mgCarbohydrates 9gNet Carbohydrates 0gFiber 4gSugar 2gSugar Alcohols 0gProtein 3g
Nutrition information is an estimate.
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