There’s the air fryer craze. And then there’s the keto craze. Combine the two, and it’s bound to be an earth-shattering pairing that everyone wants in on.

In case you need a refresher: The air fryer has been touted as the miraculous kitchen appliance that slashes fat and calories off your favorite fried foods without diminishing that greasy, crisp texture.

The keto diet is a super-popular (and super-restrictive) eating plan that calls for lots of fat and very few carbs, the goal being to keep your body in a fat-burning mode known as ketosis.

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While it may seem odd that someone on the keto diet would want to use a cooking technique that diminishes fat count—after all, the whole point of keto is to increase fats—air frying is actually a great way to enjoy traditionally-friend recipes that are high in carbohydrates, explains Dana Angelo White, R.D., author of the Healthy Air Fryer Cookbook.

For example, you can cut out the typical breadings in fried food and opt for keto-approved breadings like nuts and seeds, which also lend more nutrients to the dish.

The air fryer is also a convenient and easy appliance for keto dieters who meal prep, she adds.

Give these keto air fryer recipes a shot, and you won’t be sorry. Even if you’re not in ketosis.

Contents

1. Buffalo Chicken Bites

This 3-ingredient recipe could not be easier, and it has less than 1 gram of carbs per serving. “Just season diced boneless, skinless chicken thighs with salt and air fry at 390°F for 10 to 12 minutes. Once cooked, remove from the fryer basket and toss immediately in 2 tablespoons of your favorite hot sauce,” says White.

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2. Keto Buffalo Wings

These wings taste just like those you’d find at your favorite bar. All you need is about 1/4 cup keto-friendly hot sauce, 1 tablespoon ghee/grass-fed butter, 1 lb. chicken wings/drumettes, and a non-stick oil spray, like Primal Kitchen avocado oil, says keto coach, Karissa Long.

Pre-heat the air fryer to 400°F. In a small saucepan over medium heat, melt the butter. Add in the hot sauce and whisk until fully combined. Turn the heat down to low and keep the sauce warm. Add the wings to the air fryer and spray lightly with the non-stick spray. Fry for 10 minutes.

After 10 minutes, open the air fryer, and rotate the wings using tongs. Continue cooking for another 10 minutes until the wings are fully cooked and crisp. Remove the wings from the air fryer. Place the wings in a bowl, cover with the warm buffalo sauce, and toss to evenly coat.

3. Kale and Feta Frittatas

“Scramble up 4 eggs, 1 cup chopped kale and 3 tbsp of crumbled feta cheese with some salt and pepper. Air fry at 360°F in a baking pan or egg cups,” says White. This recipe serves two people and has five grams of carbs per serving. You can also make a bunch at once and save for easy breakfasts or protein-packed snacks.

Dana Angelo White

5. Sesame-Crusted Fish

Sesame seeds offer some nice crunch for a more fried texture. “Brush fillets of salmon or cod with 1 tbsp reduced sodium soy sauce mixed with 1 tsp honey and then sprinkle with sesame seeds. Air fry for 7 to 9 minutes at 360°F,” says White. Enjoy this high-fat and excellent source of protein for a mere five grams of carbs per serving. You can also cook up some cauliflower rice to sub for white rice and consider it takeout.

6. Jalapeño Poppers

Spice, cheese, and bacon—are you drooling yet? “Fill hollowed-out jalapeños with a mixture of cream cheese and shredded cheddar, then air fry at 360°F for 10 minutes. For a meatier spin, wrap in bacon before air frying. Each popper has less than 1.5 grams of carbs,” says White.

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7. The Best Bacon Ever

Gather six slices of no-sugar-added bacon and place them in the air fryer basket. Set the temperature at 400°F. Cook for 5 minutes and then check the bacon slices. Cook for an additional 3 to 5 minutes until it reaches your desired doneness, and you’re set, says Long.

8. Keto Meatballs

Add these to some zoodles for a keto-friendly Italian dinner. The recipe calls for one pound ground beef, 1/4 cup no-sugar-added marinara sauce, 1 teaspoon dried minced onion, 1 teaspoon garlic powder, 1 teaspoon Italian Seasoning, 1/3 cup parmesan cheese, finely grated, and one egg.

“Pre-heat the air fryer to 350°F. In a medium-sized bowl, mix together all ingredients until fully combined. Take the mixture and form into 12 1-inch sized circular balls. Place the balls in a single layer in the air fryer basket. Cook in the air fryer for 10 to 12 minutes,” says Long.

9. Asparagus Wrapped With Crispy Prosciutto

Fancy. “Wrap stalks of asparagus with thinly sliced prosciutto and air fry at 360°F for 4 minutes,” says White. There are only 2 grams of carbs per serving.

Dana Angelo White

10. Steak

Chicken steals all the air-fryer thunder. So if you haven’t tried tossing a steak into the magical contraption, it’s time.

First marinate your steaks (rib eye, T-bone, whatever) overnight in a mixture of olive oil, garlic, salt, and pepper. That’s it—you want the flavor of the steak to shine through. Then set the air fryer to 370°F. Put the steak into the fryer and check on it after 5 minutes. For medium-rare, the inside of the thickest part of the steak should register 135°F with a meat thermometer. Continue frying until you achieve your desired doneness.

11. Zucchini Fries

Because you’re going to need something to eat with your steak. On a large plate, dump some almond flour and season it well with salt and pepper. On another plate, beat two whole eggs. On a third plate, layer some shredded Parmesan cheese. Heat your air fryer to 370°F. Then dredged however many zucchini you’ve cut into fry-like strips into the flour, then the eggs, and then the cheese. Fry till crisp, at least 10 minutes.

12. Coconut-Crusted Shrimp

Who needs Red Lobster? Set up a breading station similar to the one in the recipe above, only swap the almond flour for coconut flour and the Parmesan cheese for shredded coconut. Set your air-fryer to 390°F and sizzle dredged large peeled and deveined shrimp till crisp, about 8 minutes.

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13. Spicy Fried Broccoli Bites

They go especially well with coconut-crusted shrimp. Just set your air fryer to 380°F. Then add a handful or two of broccoli florets to the basket, spray everything with cooking spray, and drop them in. Fry until crispy, about 8 minutes, toss about halfway through. Transfer to a plate, season with salt, pepper, and a little cayenne.

14. Garlicky-Lemony Fried Cauliflower Bites

Maybe broccoli isn’t your thing. Totally get that. So, instead, follow the recipe above, but instead of using broccoli use cauliflower and instead of seasoning with salt and cayenne use garlic salt and freshly squeezed lemon juice.

15. Pork Rind Pickles

Saved the best for last. On a large plate, layer some almond flour and season with freshly ground black pepper. On another plate, whisk two whole eggs. On another crush up about a half cup of pork rinds. Dredge a large pickle slice in the flour, the egg wash, and then the pork rinds. Repeat with however many pickles you’d like, and then drop them into an air fryer set to 370°F. Fry till crispy, 5 to 7 minutes.

Isadora Baum Isadora Baum is a freelance writer, certified health coach, and author of 5-Minute Energy.

Wondering how to use your new air fryer? These delicious keto air fryer recipes are simple to cook and so satisfying. The air fryer makes keto diet meals easy!

If you’re following a keto diet, you may think your fried food days are behind you. After all, crispy food is often loaded with carbs when it’s breaded or battered before being deep-fried in oil, right? Well, these delicious keto air fryer recipes will change your mind!

If you’re new to the air fryer, here’s a little about what it is and how it works. First of all, air fryers don’t actually “fry” foods. They use hot air to cook the foods from all sides, similar to a convection oven. You just add your food to the “fry” basket and turn it on. Many air fryers also have accessories for grilling, or even baking in the air fryer.

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Air fryers come in a variety of sizes and price points. I’ve compiled a helpful comparison of air fryers that reviews different features if you’re wondering which size air fryer will best fit your needs.

I use this Phillips Airfryer which is reasonably priced. It works so well for every recipe I’ve tried and I’m very happy with it.

Keep in mind, keto air fryer recipes often call for a small amount of oil. It’s much less than you would use in deep frying, but you still get a nice, crispy coating and wonderful flavor with the air fryer. I find browning in the air fryer is more even than in the oven, especially if you occasionally toss or turn the food mid-cooking. The air fryer is much easier to clean than a deep fryer. Most parts simply go in the dishwasher.

With air fryers, there’s really no limit to the amazing healthy recipes you can cook. If there are fried foods you’re craving, an air fryer is a great way to satisfy. These keto air fryer recipes are also paleo-friendly. Many are suited for Whole30 as well.

Related: 20 Paleo Air Fryer Recipes

If you’re ready for crispy, delicious, satisfying meals, check out these keto air fryer recipes to get started. You’ll love cooking with an air fryer.

Main Dish Keto Air Fryer Recipes

The air fryer is perfect for crispy chicken skin, salmon, and crunchy bacon. If you’re wondering what to cook for dinner tonight, look no further than these great keto air fryer recipes. The air fryer cooks up food quickly, and evenly, with little hands-on work, making dinner a snap.

Air Fryer Chicken Wings (Keto, Paleo, Whole30) from Cook Eat Paleo

These super easy air fried chicken wings with Buffalo sauce will satisfy your craving for wings! Best of all they are keto, paleo, and Whole30 including the Buffalo sauce. There’s also an option for a sugar-free and keto-friendly bottled sauce if you want to make it even easier.

Herb Marinated Chicken Thighs from Kaylyn’s Kitchen

These herb marinated chicken thighs are one of my favorite air fryer recipes. This easy low-carb recipe is both paleo and keto-friendly. The thighs turn out juicy and succulent. The bright herbs add a great flavor and with the air fryer, this is a guilt-free treat!

Low-Carb Fried Chicken from Low Carb Yum

Let’s be honest, fried chicken is one of those meals almost everyone loves. It’s all about the crispy coating full of delicious herbs and spices. This take on low-carb fried chicken is keto and paleo-friendly thanks to almond milk and pork rinds that stand in for bread crumbs.

Air Fryer Salmon from Recipes from a Pantry

Juicy, crispy, perfectly cooked salmon is so easy to cook in the air fryer! These salmon filets are suitable for almost any diet (she even includes the Weight Watchers points and a tutorial). Salmon is full of healthy fats and vitamins. Cooking it in the air fryer really accentuates the texture and flavor of this delicious fish.

Shrimp with Lemon and Chile from Williams Sonoma

Who doesn’t love fried shrimp? These little shrimps are made even more delicious in the air fryer. With spicy red chili, there’s just enough of a kick without being overpowering. They take only a few minutes to cook up perfectly crispy and delicious.

Lemon Pepper Chicken from Fork to Spoon

This is a great basic lemon pepper chicken recipe using boneless skinless chicken breasts. I always have organic chicken breasts in the freezer, so this is an easy recipe to whip up during the week. (Just put the chicken breast in the refrigerator to thaw a day or two before cooking.) The chicken always turns out juicy making it in the air fryer.

Broiled Tilapia from Just a Pinch Recipes

Tilapia is a mild white fish that’s quite family-friendly. It doesn’t give off the “fish” taste kids are often don’t like. This is a simple recipe with only two minutes of prep and seven minutes in the air fryer. (Use ghee, coconut oil or avocado oil spray for cooking.) It’s so easy, you’ll want to cook it every night!

Air Fryer Whole Chicken from Low Carb with Jennifer

Yes, you can absolutely cook a whole chicken in your air fryer. In fact, if you love rotisserie chicken, cooking it in the air fryer will yield the same crispy skin and juicy meat you get from a rotisserie. Best of all, it’s very easy! Be sure to purchase a chicken small enough to fit in your air fryer.

Air Fryer Paleo Sirloin Steak from Balanced-Life Leslie

Air frying is the secret to really juicy, flavorful steak. When cooking steak, you want the outside to cook up quickly with high heat. The air fryer is perfect for locking in all the flavor and juiciness of the steak. This simple air fryer paleo sirloin steak recipe is also keto-friendly and delicious!

Juicy Air Fryer Pork Chops from Best Recipe Box

I don’t know about you, but I’ve had a few dry, overcooked pork chops in my life. Pork is a meat you want to cook thoroughly but unfortunately, that often means dry, tough chops. Not so with the air fryer! The air fryer is perfect for cooking up moist and delicious pork chops with basic seasonings.

Caribbean Spiced Chicken from Noble Pig

Caribbean spices pair perfectly with fish, shrimp, and of course, chicken. This recipe uses boneless skinless chicken thighs with the unique and exotic flavors of the Caribbean. This is delicious served with a side of zucchini or cauliflower rice.

Turkey and Mushroom Patties from Hot Air Frying

Looking for a different take on a typical turkey patty? These keto-friendly mushroom and turkey patties cook up quickly in the air fryer. Mushrooms add extra flavor and moisture without adding heavy carbs. This is a light, delicious version of a “turkey burger.”

Buffalo Chicken Legs from Wonky Wonderful

Craving Buffalo wings? Air fryers are excellent for making crisp, saucy, spicy buffalo chicken. This is a great game-day meal or a yummy dinner your family will love. Keto buffalo chicken is yummy on its own, but also goes really well with easy keto and paleo guacamole.

Keto Air Fryer Fish Sticks from All Day I Dream About Food

These crispy breaded keto fish sticks are so simple and a real family pleaser. Using pork rinds for the “breading” keeps them low carb. And they are ready in 20 minutes!

Keto-Friendly Air Fryer Vegetable Recipes

Air frying is great for veggies. After all, what vegetable doesn’t taste better when it’s fried? Fortunately, with the air fryer, it’s easy to enjoy a healthy side dish that’s still delicious and satisfying.

Roasted Cauliflower from All Recipes

I’ve sung the praises of cauliflower many times. This humble vegetable is a great keto swap for potatoes and other starchy vegetables. It’s low-carb and easy to work with. Of course, cauliflower is delicious in the air fryer. You need only a few simple seasonings and your favorite cooking fat for a delectable side dish.

Roasted Brussels Sprouts from The Gracious Pantry

Brussels sprouts are another humble vegetable that should receive more recognition. If you love the flavor of roasted Brussels sprouts, wait until you taste them from the air fryer. These sprouts are perfectly browned and crispy. This is a fast, simple keto side recipe perfect for chicken, fish, or beef.

Cabbage Wedges and Bacon from Awe Filled Homemaker

Roasted cabbage is surprisingly delicious. Many people are put off by cabbage because of the texture and smell, but when roasted, the flavor is nutty and savory (and it smells delicious). These air fryer cabbage wedges with bacon are a yummy, clean keto recipe.

Roasted Asparagus Avocado Soup from Cook Eat Paleo

Asparagus is a favorite vegetable. After all, the crisp, grassy stalks remind us of spring and special occasions. With the air fryer, enjoy roasted asparagus as a keto side dish any time. Take it up a notch by turning your air fryer roasted asparagus into this quick and easy asparagus avocado soup.

Roasted Garlic from Cadry’s Kitchen

We all love mild, succulent oven roasted garlic. In the oven, this common root becomes truly special. It only takes about 20 minutes to roast up a head of garlic in the air fryer. The mellow sweetness of garlic is the perfect addition to any dish.

Keto Air Fryer Snacks and Sides Recipes

If you’re looking for delicious munchies to cook in the air fryer, here are several great keto air fryer recipes to savor. These are perfect if you want a little bite or a healthy snack to enjoy.

LCHF Chicken Nuggets from Ditch the Carbs

Chicken nuggets are perfect for a light meal or a snack. These are delicious on their own or served with your favorite dipping sauce. I also like these chicken bites for a keto party appetizer. They offer a perfect small bite and are easy to cook in the air fryer. These chicken nuggets are a great low-carb, paleo and keto-friendly air fryer recipe to keep on hand.

Air Fryer Bacon from Bitz & Giggles

If you like your bacon crispy and a little chewy, the air fryer is the way to go. Bacon turns out much less greasy in the air fryer and takes no time at all. This recipe is straightforward and simple, but it’s great for making delicious, perfectly cooked bacon with the convenience of the air fryer.

Air Fried Kale Chips from Beauty and the Bench Press

If you’ve never tried kale chips, you’re in for a real treat. The air fryer makes crispy, addictive, and delicious kale chips in no time flat. These are great if you want a snack to eat by the handful with no guilt at all. Use chili powder, salt, and pepper to season these yummy chips.

If you’re ready to try the air fryer, these delicious keto air fryer recipes will help you get started. The air fryer is perfect for making crispy, crunchy, satisfying food you’ll love. Best of all, it’s so easy to use. Once you cook in the air fryer, you’ll be convinced it’s a kitchen appliance worth the investment.

It doesn’t matter if you fancy yourself a healthy eater or not—sometimes you just need to chow down on something fried! Fried chicken, fried onion rings, and French fries all taste good for the same reason. Fortunately, you can still live your healthiest life ever—even your healthiest keto life ever—without sacrificing golden crispiness. All you need is a few smart substitutions and an air fryer.

The popular kitchen tool has the ability to make food crispy without all the oils typically required with deep frying. And we’ve got more than a handful of (finger lickin’) good ideas to get you started.

7 deliciously healthy keto air fryer recipes

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1. Fried chicken

This easy recipe is the epitome of why the air fryer is so darn amazing. Not only is this chicken perfectly crispy, it’s completely grain-free. The key to getting the breading just right is coconut flour, eggs, and—wait for it—pork rinds. Trust the process. This wildcard ingredient makes all the difference.

Photo: Gimme Delicious

2. Zucchini fries

Maybe you’re not hungry enough for a whole meal; you just want a little something to snack on. Well, there’s an air fryer recipe for that! This recipe calls for zucchini (not just zoodles!), egg (the keto mascot), almond flour, Parmesan cheese, and seasonings. Ten minutes in the air fryer and your delicious snack is ready.

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3. Buffalo chicken hot wings

Yep, your air fryer even has game day covered. These wings literally have less than one gram of carbs. While they’re made with a red hot buffalo wing sauce combined with soy sauce, you can also dip them in a keto-friendly ranch dressing. Hey, you know with wings, it’s all about the spice and sauce.

Photo: All Day I Dream About Food

4. Crispy fish sticks

Just like how the air fryer can make chicken deliciously crispy, it has the same effect on fish, too. (Pork-rind panko is the key ingredient.) Because fish sticks taste best with a creamy sauce, this recipe includes one made with mayo and Dijon mustard.

Photo: Mama Shire

5. Radish chips

Sure, you may have heard of people making healthy chips with kale or zucchini, but radishes are a totally underrated yet incredible option. Besides the starring veggie, all you need is a little olive oil, salt, pepper, garlic powder, and onion powder. This just might become your new go-to summer snack.

Photo: Thyme & Joy

6. Onion rings

Sometimes when a craving for a fast food favorite hits, nothing else will do the trick. That’s where these onion rings come in. With this recipe, you get all the flavor and none of the grease. The breaded coating is made with an almond flour, ground flax blend, which not only tastes delish, but is full of protein, too.

Photo: Easy Keto Dishes

7. Fried cheesecake bites

Yep, you can use your air fryer to make dinner—and dessert, too. These crispy cheesecake bites are made with cream cheese, erythritol, heavy cream, vanilla extract, and almond flour. The end result is the perfect blend of crunchy and creamy.

The Instant Pot is another kitchen tool everyone loves to use with keto-friendly recipes.

Air Fryer Brussels Sprouts

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Air Fryer Brussels Sprouts come out so tender on the inside and crispy on the outside. Those roasted edges are the best part and completely amp up the flavor of this easy air fryer recipe!

I’m curious how many of you have air fryers?

They got so dang popular so quickly that, of course, I jumped right on board. Love my air fryer!

No worries if you don’t have one yet…check out this keto Brussels sprouts recipe…basically the same thing but done in the oven!

The air fryer is super convenient for all of those frozen convenience foods that my kids always want to eat (hello, chicken nuggets) but I’ve been on a mission to use it for healthy options.

Enter these air fryer Brussels sprouts!

If you’ve only ever had grandma’s boiled Brussels sprouts, you’re probably not much of a fan of sprouts in general. I feel ya.

You just have to trust me that roasting Brussels sprouts completely changes the flavor and texture. Give them a try and see for yourself!

How to make Brussels sprouts in the air fryer:

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The first step is to chop the ends off the sprouts and peel off any outer leaves that are looking damaged or gross.

Cut the Brussels sprouts into halves for smaller ones and quarters for larger ones.

Toss the Brussels sprouts in a mixing bowl and drizzle with a little avocado oil, balsamic vinegar, and salt.

I like to use avocado oil for cooking because it has a neutral flavor and a high smoke point, meaning that you can cook it at higher temperatures than olive oil. The smoke point of avocado oil is 500 degrees!

The balsamic adds a touch of sweet tangy goodness that works so well with these Brussels sprouts.

Toss together your Brussels sprouts and add them to your air fryer.

Cook at 390 degrees for 10 minutes, shaking halfway through. Test your sprouts for doneness and cook a bit longer, if necessary. We like our Brussels sprouts to still be a bit firm, but they will soften up more if you cook them a bit longer.

What air fryer to use:

I did a lot of research before purchasing my air fryer, because I wanted one that held quite a bit of food. Some of them are tiny, which means that you’re cooking everything in batches.

I went with the OMORC 6 quart air fryer based on Amazon reviews, price comparison, and size. I LOVE it!

Haven’t had a problem yet, it’s a good size, and it’s super easy to clean. Highly recommend!

More easy low carb side dishes:

Roasted Turnips: Another air fryer favorite!

Instant Pot Spaghetti Squash: Spaghetti squash is another low carb veggie that we love!

Healthy Broccoli Rice Casserole: Like the classic, but somehow even better!

Cauliflower Mac and Cheese: I hate to brag, but this one really is the best!

  • 1 pound Brussels sprouts
  • 1 tablespoon avocado oil
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  1. Trim the ends off the sprouts and slice into quarters.

  2. Add the cut Brussels sprouts to a large bowl with the oil, vinegar, and salt. Toss well to coat.

  3. Heat air fryer to 390 degrees.

  4. Add your Brussels sprouts to your air fryer basket and air fry for 10 minutes, shaking once halfway through.

  5. Test for doneness after 10 minutes. If Brussels sprouts are not as tender as you’d like, continue cooking and checking every 1 minute.

Notes

If you don’t have an air-fryer, follow this recipe for keto brussels sprouts instead.

Some balsamic vinegars contain a lot of added sugar. Check for one that is around 3-4 carbs per tablespoon before buying.

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Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 75 Total Fat: 4g Saturated Fat: 1g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 3g Cholesterol: 0mg Sodium: 289mg Carbohydrates: 9g Net Carbohydrates: 6g Fiber: 3g Sugar: 3g Sugar Alcohols: 0g Protein: 3g All information and tools presented and written within this site are intended for informational purposes only. This information is provided as a courtesy and there is no guarantee that the information is accurate.

Our Air Fryer Crustless Pizza is a super easy low carb casserole that kids of all ages enjoy! Use your family’s favorite toppings to make homemade pizza night a snap.

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How to Make Crustless Pizza in an Air Fryer

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For a long time readers have been asking us to convert our Crock Pot Crustless Pizza into an air fryer recipe. So, after lots of testing, we finally have our go-to air fryer version and cannot wait to share it with you. (You can also make this in your crock pot or oven with these recipes: Crock Pot Crustless Pizza and Crustless Pizza- Oven Recipe)

Equipment You Need to Make Air Fryer Crustless Pizza

  • Any kind of air fryer. We have tested this recipe in the Ninja Foodi, a traditional air fryer and using the Mealthy CrispLid you can use on an Instant Pot.
  • An air fryer pizza pan or barrel pan. This accessories set has both.
  • If using a Foodi or Instant Pot with Mealthy, you will also need the trivet or air crisp basket that came with your unit to set the pan on. In traditional air fryers just place your pan in the basket.

Notes on Air Fryer Crustless Pizza

  • This recipe is an air fryer adaptation of our very popular Crock Pot Crustless Pizza.
  • We recommend cooking this recipe for 10 minutes and then checking for desired crispness. Add additional minutes to reach preferred crispness level.
  • We use Rao’s marinara to cut the carb count in this recipe. You can use any pizza or marinara sauce that fits your diet and budget.
  • Use your favorite toppings to customize this recipe into your favorite pizza.
  • We like to use our make ahead ground beef to make this dish super easy to throw together. Here are two ways we make it: Crock Pot Make Ahead Ground Beef or Instant Pot Make Ahead Ground Beef. You can also just brown your ground beef in a skillet (or using the Foodi saute feature) ahead of time if preferred.
  • If your air fryer does not have a 360 setting, 350 will work.
  • All air fryers cook differently, so cooking times are always a basic guideline. Recipes should always be tested first in your own unit and time adjusted as needed.
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  • As with any of our recipes, carb counts, calorie counts and nutritional information varies greatly. As a result, your nutritional content depends on which products you choose to use when cooking this dish. The auto-calculation is just an automated estimate and should NOT be used for specific dietary needs.

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Air Fryer Crustless Pizza (Low Carb)

Our Air Fryer Crustless Pizza is a super easy low carb casserole that kids of all ages enjoy! Use your family’s favorite toppings to make homemade pizza night a snap. 5 from 2 votes Pin Course: Main Cuisine: Low Carb Keyword: Air Fryer Crustless Pizza Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 10 minutes Total Time: 20 minutes Servings: 4 servings Calories: 457kcal Author: Cris

  • 1 lbs cooked ground beef browned and drained
  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese divided
  • 7 oz marinara sauce
  • Your favorite pizza toppings
  • Put your beef and 1 cup mozzarella in a bowl and mix it together
  • Evenly spread out your beef mixture in your pizza or barrel pan.
  • Pour your marinara sauce across the top and spread out evenly
  • Top with remaining cheese and toppings. Note: If using pepperonis, add a bit of cheese on top of them or they may take flight during cooking!
  • Place pan in air fryer basket ( or on trivet if using Mealthy CrispLid)
  • Air fry at 360 (or 350 if unable to set to 360) for 10 minutes and check for desired crispness of cheese. Crispy cheese lovers may enjoy pizzas cooked up to 15 minutes.

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  • This recipe is an air fryer adaptation of our very popular Crock Pot Crustless Pizza.
  • We recommend cooking this recipe for 10 minutes and then checking for desired crispness. Add additional minutes to reach preferred crispness level.
  • We use Rao’s marinara to cut the carb count in this recipe. You can use any pizza or marinara sauce that fits your diet and budget.
  • Use your favorite toppings to customize this recipe into your favorite pizza.
  • We like to use our make ahead ground beef to make this dish super easy to throw together. Here are two ways we make it: Crock Pot Make Ahead Ground Beef or Instant Pot Make Ahead Ground Beef. You can also just brown your ground beef in a skillet (or using the Foodi saute feature) ahead of time if preferred.
  • If your air fryer does not have a 360 setting, 350 will work.
  • All air fryers cook differently, so cooking times are always a basic guideline. Recipes should always be tested first in your own unit and time adjusted as needed.
  • Looking for more recipes? Our Recipe Finder can help you find exactly what you need.
  • Check out all our favorite recommendations for cookbooks, slow cookers and low carb essentials in our Amazon Influencer Shop.
  • As with any of our recipes, carb counts, calorie counts and nutritional information varies greatly. As a result, your nutritional content depends on which products you choose to use when cooking this dish. The auto-calculation is just an automated estimate and should NOT be used for specific dietary needs.

Calories: 457kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 41g | Fat: 31g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 142mg | Sodium: 579mg | Potassium: 438mg | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 379IU | Calcium: 305mg | Iron: 3mg Tried this recipe?Mention @RecipesthatCrock or tag #RecipesthatCrock!

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What are the best keto air fryer recipes?

The air fryer is what the microwave always promised to be. These 30 low-carb keto air fryer recipes demonstrate the appliance’s versatility. You can air fry meat, chicken, vegetables, eggs and even chocolate cakes, with none of the bubbling grease used in deep fat fryers.

Tip: use avocado, olive oil, coconut oil or ghee cooking spray with your air fryer ingredients and you can throw your seed oils in the trash forever. Eating keto and avoiding vegetable oils unlocks six dormant health superpowers.

Millions of air fryers arrived in kitchens this year. They were one of 2019’s most popular gifts. These keto air fryer recipes mean you’ll enjoy faster cooking times (no waiting for the oven to come up to temperature), less cleaning, less energy used or wasted.

Everyone should own an air fryer. Everyone probably will! These keto air fryer recipes prove why.

1. Perfect Air Fryer Steak with Garlic Butter

Wondering how to make the perfect air fryer steak? Look no further. This method of cooking steak in the air fryer provides perfect juicy steak each and every time. I use this method every day!
From: My Forking Life

Air Fryer Coffee Spice Ribeye & Perfect Air Fryer Salmon

2. Air Fryer Ribeye with Coffee and Spice

This one is special. The best part of this air fryer steak is the sear! How to make an actual sear happen by using an air fryer? Coffee and brown sugar! The coffee adds color and the sugar caramelizes for texture under high heat.

OK, not strictly keto with brown sugar in the mix, but it’s worth it on this occasion.
From: The Foodie Eats

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3. Perfect Air Fryer Salmon

I would have never guessed making salmon in an air fryer would have produced the most tender and juicy salmon every time. I promise this Perfect Air Fryer Salmon will become your new way to conquer salmon in the kitchen.
From: Noble Pig

NEW: We’ve published a post devoted to Omega-3 Boosting Air Fryer Fish & Seafood and a whole post devoted to the most Omega-3 rich white fish of all, Black Cod.

Air Fryer Bulgogi Burger & Bourbon Bacon Burger

4. Air Fryer Bulgogi Burgers

These Bulgogi Burgers are actually some of the best burgers I’ve ever eaten. To keep it keto, you’ll want to wrap this in with lettuce leaves or in a low-carb burger bun. If you aren’t low-carbing, have them in a soft bun and enjoy the old-fashioned way!
From: Two Sleevers

5. Air Fryer Bourbon Bacon Burger

When the burgers and bourbon bacon are cooked to your liking, top each patty with a slice of Colby Jack cheese and air-fry for an additional minute to melt the cheese.
From: Blue Jean Chef

6. Air Fryer Fried Eggs

This is one of the most basic things you can make in the air fryer, it’s almost too easy and only takes about three minutes. But if you want boiled eggs, scroll down, we have the perfect technique, timings and temperature below.
From: Fork to Spoon

Perfect Air Fryer Boiled Eggs & Keto Scotch Eggs

7. Air Fryer Hard Boiled Eggs

If you are overloaded with information on how to cook boiled eggs in the air fryer, then this is the real deal. The Recipe This team used a lot of eggs to get this data!

Whether you like hard-boiled, soft-boiled or medium-boiled (not too hard but not too soft), this technique has the temperature and timing tips to conjur up the perfect boiled eggs every single time. And all without steaming up your kitchen.
From: Recipe This

8. Air Fryer Keto Low Carb Scotch Eggs

Love scotch eggs but hate all the extra fat that comes with deep frying them? Two Sleevers’ Air Fried Scotch Eggs give you all the great flavor of traditional Scotch eggs without the extra grease, since they’re made in your Air Fryer
From: Two Sleevers

9. Air Fryer Carne Asada

Ever wonder what goes into an authentic Carne Asada Marinade? Well, lots of different ways to make an authentic carne asada but here is how I made mine, and then I made Air Fried Carne Asada for a quick dinner.
From: Two Sleevers

Air Fryer Healthy Eggplant Parmesan & Air Fried Crispy Pork Belly

10. Air Fryer Healthy Eggplant Parmesan

Crispy on the outside and super soft on the inside with toppings of marinara sauce and fresh mozzarella cheese. This Air Fryer eggplant parmesan will be a super hit in the family.
From: Watch What U Eat

11. Air Fryer Crispy Pork Belly

I love meat that is crispy on the outside, and juicy and tender on the inside. This Crispy Pork Belly Lechon Kawali is just that and it will literally melt in your mouth. It’s crunchy, delicious, and something you will want to make over and over again.
From: Two Sleevers

Air Fryer Keto Pickles & Beef Satay

12. Crispy Keto Air-Fried Pickles

These keto-friendly crunchy air fryer fried pickles are LEGIT! They are SO CRUNCHY, satisfying, and simple to whip up using the air fryer.
From: Hip 2 Keto

13. Air Fryer Low-Carb Keto Beef Satay

Air Fried Beef Satay is a super-fast, very authentic recipe that requires very little hands-on time. Marinate the meat, walk away, cook for 10 minutes and eat. See how easy it to make beef satay in an oven or air fryer.
From: Two Sleevers

Low Carb Air Fried Onion Rings & Keto Asparagus

14. Low Carb Air-Fried Onion Rings

This recipe for Low Carb Air Fried Onion Rings makes for a great appetizer. Clever use of flour and bread alternatives keep them low-carb too. This has been the most popular recipe ever posted on this site!

We wrote a new post dedicated to onion ring recipes – including many bacon-wrapped onion rings.
From: The Sugar-Free Diva

15. Keto Fried Asparagus

A low carb and keto-friendly version of deep-fried asparagus, with parmesan cheese and almond flour breadcrumb coating. This recipe uses a deep fryer, but a spray of cooking oil (use avocado or coconut rather than seed oils) and an air fryer makes for a healthier, crunchier result.
From: Savory Tooth

Air Fryer Bacon & Chicken Buffalo Wings

16. Air Fryer Bacon

So here we are, one of the main reasons to own an air fryer – they casually product the best bacon finish ever. Hands-off perfection. This method actually renders out a lot of the grease, but you can put that aside for later use, it’s good stuff.
From: A Pinch of Healthy

We recently added this post on different types of bacon like beef bacon, duck bacon and even seaweed bacon!

17. Air Fryer Buffalo Chicken

These Buffalo Chicken Air Fryer Chicken Legs are perfect for beginners. All that great Buffalo Chicken Wing taste without the fat from deep frying.
From: Wonky Wonderful

Crispy Chicken Wings & Air Fried Parmesan Zucchini

18. Air Fryer Crispy Chicken Wings with Parmesan

If you’re looking for a healthy alternative to fried chicken with the same great taste and crunch this Air Fryer Chicken Wings recipe is it.
From: Recipes from Pantry

19. Air Fryer Fried Parmesan Zucchini

All this air fryer fried parmesan zucchini recipe requires is two zucchini, two eggs, grated parmesan cheese, almond flour, garlic powder and some Italian seasoning. They’re great with a yoghurt dip like tzatziki, or simply salt and pepper with a drizzle of olive oil or lemon juice.
From: Low Carb Delish

Cauliflower Rice & Coconut Shrimp

20. Air Fryer Cauliflower Fried Rice

It is so easy to make air-fried cauliflower rice in the air fryer. You can follow this recipe exactly or mix-and-match your own veggies to suit your tastes. My personal favorite is egg and soy sauce.
From: Glue & Glitter

21. Easy Air Fryer Coconut Shrimp

This air fryer recipe gives you perfectly cooked crispy coconut shrimp perfection. It partners well with a creamy yoghurt dip or subtle chilli dip. Or maybe not-so-subtle if you can stand the heat.
From: Eazy Peazy Meals

Air Fryer Salmon Cakes & Keto Chicken Coconut Meatballs

22. Air Fryer Coconut Curry Salmon Cakes

A great way to cook fresh salmon. If you can find wild salmon, that’s even better. Wild salmon contains a higher proportion of Omega-3 fatty acids and air frying avoids ruining that with nasty, heat-damaged seed oils. This is brain food for smart people.
From: Food, Faith, Fitness

23. Air Fryer Paleo Keto Chicken Coconut Meatballs

These delicious Air Fryer Low Carb Chicken Meatballs are so simple and will melt in your mouth. And not a carb in sight!
From: Two Sleevers

Avocado Fries & Air Fried Crispy Brussel Sprouts

24. Crunchy Air Fryer Avocado Fries

Lovely soft inside and crunchy outside, this air fryer avocado fries will blow your mind! I had never thought of putting avocado anywhere near my air fryer until I found this recipe, but it works.
From: Berry Maple

25. Crispy Brussel Sprouts in the Air Fryer

This recipe could convert even the staunchest sprout-hater. It’s the crispiness that makes them irresistible. I like to add crispy bacon bits, that really shifts this dish up a gear or two.
From: Glue & Glitter

26. Best Air Fryer Buffalo Cauliflower

What is so good about this Air fryer Buffalo Cauliflower bites? They are crunchy and kinda “meaty” at the same time. We have more vegan air fryer treats listed here.
From: Berry Maple

27. Air-Fried Okra

This air-fried okra is a great recipe for air fryer skeptics. If you like old-fashioned deep-fried okra, get ready for a very pleasant surprise because this healthier version actually tastes better!
From: The Healthy Kitchen Shop

Crispy Roasted Broccoli & Air Fryer Coconut Pie

28. Super Crispy Air Fryer Asian Roasted Broccoli

The air fryer makes broccoli so crispy and golden brown that you may not be able to handle how delicious your mouth thinks it is. Yup, that good.
From: Food, Faith, Fitness

29. Air Fryer Easy Coconut Pie

A dessert you can easily bake in the oven OR bake in an air fryer. A delicious quick and easy gluten-free pie to make any time. It looks like an egg custard but with an ever mellower taste.
From: Wine Lady Cooks

30. Air Fryer Gluten-Free Low-Carb Chocolate Lava Cake

Warm, gooey, chocolatey goodness is just a few short minutes away. This easy to make Air Fryer Gluten-Free Chocolate Lava Cake is dairy-free, low-carb, keto and THM-S. Air fryers have come a long way from heating up chips with luscious dessert treats like this.
From: Mama Shire

So there we go, 30 excellent keto air fryer recipes that will satisfy your taste buds, calm your cravings for crispiness and all without spiking your insulin.

Looking for more keto air fryer recipes?

Check out our what an air fryer can do for vegans, our air fryer egg recipes and air fryer dessert recipes. It’s also amazing what you can do with fish and seafood in an air fryer. Spaghetti squash is another ingredient that works well in your air fryer – check out our new post Oh My Gourd! How to Cook Spaghetti Squash for the method.

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Are you looking for some keto air fryer recipes to whip up for friends and family? Want to switch up your meal plan with quick beef, chicken, seafood or even meatless dishes?

This is a collection of keto-friendly Ninja Foodi air fryer recipes that will help curb your fried food craving without the extra carbs or mess. Even though I use the Ninja Air Fryer, you can use your favorite brand for these quick low carb meals!

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Why share keto-friendly air fryer recipes?

If you’ve checked out my keto chicken wings post or recipes like my Garlic Parmesan Wings and Air Fryer Shrimp, then you can probably tell that I love my air fryer.

It cuts my cooking time in half. It also allows me to have things like a crispy whole chicken without hours of cooking and mess.

When I first got my air fryer, I found myself only making wings. However, there are so many other ways that you can use this awesome kitchen appliance.

So, I have compiled a list of some of the best low carb air fryer recipes for you to make whenever you’re craving a quick meal or crispy food without the added carbs. In this post, I hope to inspire you to enjoy your air fryer any time of the day or night.

What Keto Air Fryer Recipes will you find?

  1. 4 Seafood Recipes – a collection of keto air fryer recipes that will help curb that seafood craving without the added carbs
  2. 7 Chicken Dinners – there’s nothing tastier than fried chicken, and you’ll enjoy that delicious flavor when you opt to test out some of these low carb recipes for chicken dinners.
  3. 2 Meatless Mondays Recipes – switching the meal plan up for something without meat is a great way to enjoy these easy Ninja Foodi recipes for meatless Monday.
  4. 6 Beef & Pork Recipes – there’s something great about beef and pork, but it’s even better when they’re part of a quick meal
  5. 6 Side Dishes & Snacks – get your snack on with these delightful snacks and side dishes that will liven up any meal

What is the best air fryer?

If you’re going to make air fried food, then you need an air fryer. However, I know that selecting the best one can be a bit of a challenge. Personally, I recommend the Ninja Foodi. I loveeeeee my Ninja Foodi because besides being an air fryer, it is also a pressure cooker, slow cooker, steamer and more.

You should know that the Ninja Foodi is a bit more expensive than traditional air fryers. But, its multiple functions allow you to make so many different types of meals all while saving counter space. So, it is absolutely worth it!

Air Fryer Seafood Recipes

From cilantro, shrimp skewers to salmon and a delightful low carb air fryer recipe for shrimp scampi so that you never have to go without your favorite seafood recipes. These keto air fryer recipes will help cure that seafood craving quickly without sacrificing on flavor!

Air Fryer Shrimp

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Ninja Foodi Air Fryer Herbed Salmon Recipe

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Cilantro Lime Air Fryer Shrimp Skewers

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Airfyer Keto Shrimp Scampi

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If you don’t have an air fryer then you should check out my recipe for one pot Keto Shrimp Scampi.

Air Fryer Chicken Recipes

Enjoy a bit of everything with these low carb air fryer chicken dinner ideas! From a whole chicken that’s cooked in just one hour to buffalo wings with homemade blue cheese dressing, you’ll surely find a recipe that’s drool-worthy and stays true to a low carb diet plan.

Spicy Dry-Rubbed Chicken Wings Recipe

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Garlic Parmesan Chicken Wings Recipe (Air Fryer & Oven)

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Air Fryer Keto Buffalo Chicken Wings

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Ninja Air Fryer Fried Chicken Wings Recipe

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Air Fryer Whole Chicken

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Keto “Honey” Sriracha Chicken Wings

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Salt and Vinegar Wings

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Meatless Mondays Recipes

It’s amazing what you can do with vegetables. These meatless Mondays recipes are easily made with your air fryer at home. Just follow the simple instructions for each and you’ll be ready to enjoy a meatless Monday tradition on a regular basis.

Air Fryer Garlic Mushroom Steaks

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Air Fryer Buffalo Cauliflower Wings

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Beef & Pork Recipes

As I said, there’s nothing tastier than some good beef and pork. Fortunately, these proteins can be made quickly in an air fryer too!

Enjoy a double cheeseburger or a marinated steak that’s all low carb and keto-friendly. Personally, I can’t wait to make the Salt & Pepper Pork Belly Crack!

Air Fryer Marinated Steak

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Keto Air Fryer Double Cheeseburger

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Crispy Air Fryer Pork Chops

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Air Fryer Salt and Pepper Crispy Pork Belly Crack

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Keto Air Fried Scotch Eggs

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Bacon and Brown Sugar

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Side Dishes & Snacks

Whether you’re craving vegetables or some deep-fried onion rings, you’ll find amazing low carb side dishes and snacks on this list. Consider serving air fryer bacon wrapped asparagus with my 4-spice chicken breast. You might also enjoy the Air Fryer Kale Chips as an easy on-the-go snack!

Air Fryer Keto Onion Rings

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Keto Air Fryer Jicama Fries Recipe (Chili Cheese Fries!)

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Air Fryer Bacon Wrapped Asparagus

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Shawarma Green Beans

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Keto Air Fryer Zucchini Fries

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Air Fryer Kale Chips

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11 Reasons to LOVE Air Fryers on a Keto Diet

Is an air fryer good for a keto or low-carb diet?

Absolutely! Air fryers are both a popular and helpful kitchen appliance to cook lots of different keto air fryer recipes. I’ve been using my air fryer just about every day since I bought it and I LOVE cooking with it so much!

Air frying is super convenient, quick, and EASY! In fact, the Power Air Fryer XL is my favorite kitchen appliance right now. It has for sure earned it’s spot on my kitchen counter because of how often I use it. In fact, it’s so easy to use my tween-aged kids can also use it to make bacon every day, and we all know: BACON IS LIFE! 🥓

Here are 11 reasons why air fryers are perfect for the keto diet –

1. Make crispy air fried chicken wings with very little effort.

It takes just 30 minutes and 2 ingredients to make fantastic tasting crispy keto chicken wings using the air fryer! These are the perfect keto appetizer or meal, and are so EASY to make. The texture and taste are PERFECT – super crispy and delicious! Check out this post for full directions.

This is one of my favorite things I’ve EVER made in the air fryer… way crispier than oven-baked wings!

2. Make PERFECT hard-boiled eggs every time!

I love that there’s no boiling water needed for this fail-proof way of making hard-boiled eggs. Just place eggs in the fryer basket and set the timer for 16 minutes at 260 degrees. Let the eggs cool for a minute and then remove the shells under running water! It’s so easy!

3. Make crispy keto breaded snacks in the air fryer.

The air fryer can help you make craveable crunchy breaded snacks that are also keto! For instance, I made these super easy crunchy air fried pickles by creating a breading out of grated Parmesan cheese and crushed pork rinds! Head HERE for the full directions.

Crispy parmesan asparagus fries can also be made using the air fryer! Use these ingredients, and then lay the stalks in a single layer, and set air fryer at 400 degrees for 7 minutes to cook.

4. Kale chips have never been so fast and crispy.

Crispy keto kale chips in less than 10 minutes? Yes, please! If kale chips are your thing, they turn out fantastic in the air fryer! Head HERE for the details and EASY directions.

Hip Tip: Zucchini chips also turn out crispy and drool-worthy! Check out the recipe for these easy ranch seasoned zucchini chips.

5. Quick keto snacks in the air fryer rock!

One easy and satisfying snack idea is to air fry salami wrapped mozzarella cheese sticks. Cut cheese sticks into thirds. Wrap each with a piece of salami and secure with a toothpick. Place in the air fryer and cook for 6 minutes at 360 degrees Fahrenheit.

What a yummy and easy snack or appetizer!

Hip Tip: Next, use these tips to make crispy melted keto mozzarella cheese sticks using the air fryer, too!

6. Meat turns out DELICIOUS and juicy.

The air fryer goes way beyond tasty fries and snacks. We recently cooked some pretty amazing burgers in the air fryer. Medium-sized patties can be cooked for about 9-10 minutes at 350 degrees, or until they reach desired doneness.

Hip Tip: I also tried cooking a whole chicken using the air fryer and it turned out juicy and fantastic tasting!

7. Make the BEST Keto fries to go with your burger.

Did you know jicama is an awesome alternative to potatoes for making keto french fries?! These jicama fries can be tossed in the air fryer for 20 minutes at 400 degrees, and then you’ll be in for the ultimate keto french fry experience.

8. Keto-friendly veggies crisp up like a dream.

I made brussels sprouts that are perfectly crispy on the outside and tender on the inside in just 10 minutes! They taste amazing and are so easy to make.

Coat Brussels sprouts with olive oil, season, and then cook in the air fryer for 10 minutes at 400 degrees. Stop and shake the basket to turn sprouts halfway through cooking.

Hip Tip: I also LOVE how air-fried asparagus, cauliflower florets, and green beans turn out using the same method as described above for brussels sprouts!

9. Make the BEST Bacon Wrapped Jalapeno Poppers EVER.

You may be able to buy the pre-assembled jalapeno poppers from your local grocer’s butcher or make your own following THIS easy recipe! Such a great low carb appetizer idea that’s always a total crowd-pleaser.

Hip Tip: Another must-try are these bacon wrapped onion rings!

10. Make mess-free bacon like a BOSS.

Cook times will vary based on the thickness of bacon, but I was able to make this traditional cut, crispy bacon in just 8 minutes at 390 degrees (thick-cut bacon may take closer to 10-11 minutes or even longer if you like really crispy bacon). The best part is that the grease drains to the bottom basket for easy cleanup!

I’m never making bacon in the oven or on the stove again. THIS method ROCKS!

11. Leftovers have never tasted better.

Seriously, you’ll never eat soggy leftovers again! I heated up this leftover Keto Pizza Quiche recipe the next day for just a couple of minutes and it was perfectly crisp again!

Leftover steak can often be tricky to reheat as it becomes tough using the microwave and dry using the stove. I always use my air fryer now to reheat steak, because it comes out juicy and I love the texture!

More reasons I love my air fryer!

    • My air fryer was so easy to use straight out of the box. It’s definitely not a complicated kitchen appliance.
    • It’s lightweight and SO easy to clean.
    • You can conveniently remove the air fryer’s basket to see if food is done cooking and then just place it back in to cook longer if desired.
    • Cook times are faster in the air fryer than in conventional ovens!
    • Cook times are also actual cook times, meaning no waiting for pre-heating or the machine to come to pressure as you would with a pressure cooker.
    • Cooking with an air fryer keeps kitchen temperatures cool, unlike a traditional oven.

What do you like to cook in your air fryer? Let us know in the comments!

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Crispy parmesan zucchini fries baked in the air fryer. These low carb and keto diet friendly zucchini fries (aka chips) are light, crispy, and packed full of flavor at only 3 net carbs per serving in under 15 minutes!

If you’re on the keto diet or are simply looking for a new way to use your air-fryer than I’ve got just the recipe for you. Today we’re making crispy zucchini fries in our air-fryer in under 15 minutes!

Zucchini fries are a delicious nutritious low-carb alternative to potato fries and are great for EVERYONE. They’re a godsend if you’re on a low carb or keto diet because a cup of zucchini is only 3g net carbs. That leaves plenty of room for enjoying zucchini fries guilt-free and in no time thanks to an air fryer.

How to Make Crispy Zucchini Fries in Air Fryer

Breading: For low-carb and keto diets, we love using a mixture of almond flour and freshly grated parmesan cheese. The mixture is perfect and makes super crispy zucchini fries. For non-keto diets, panko bread crumbs work wonders. They are super light and crispy and are a must try.

Cooking: To get perfectly crispy zucchini fries all around, be sure not to over-crowd your air fryer. Place as many zucchini fries as you can into the air-fryer without overlapping.

Seasoning: These breadcrumbs are delicious on their own with just a pinch of salt and pepper but if you’d like to make them extra special, we highly suggest spicing things up! Adding a teaspoon or two of your favorite spice blend (Italian, taco, ranch, Cajun) to the breading mixture will take these fries to the next level!

How to make zucchini fries in the oven

These zucchini fries are delicious and quick in the air fryer but they can also be baked in the oven. To bake in the oven, simply place on a parchment-lined baking sheet and bake for 25-30 minutes at 425F or until the zucchini fries are crispy and golden. Check out the full recipe for the oven baked version here!

Dipping sauces to serve with zucchini fries

These zucchini fries will go with just about any dipping sauce you have on hand or even ketchup or ranch. We served them with a creamy sriracha sauce. We’ve gathered our favorite dipping sauces that can be quickly whipped up in under 5 minutes while the fries are baking!

Creamy Sriracha: 1/4 cup mayo, sour cream, Greek yogurt or ranch dressing, 1 teaspoon sriracha, 1 teaspoon lemon or lime juice.

Avocado Cilantro: 1/2 avocado, 1/4 cup sour cream or Greek Yogurt, 1/4 cup water, 1/2 cup cilantro leaves, 1 clove garlic, 1 teaspoon lemon juice, a pinch of salt. Place in food processor and blend until smooth.

Creamy Chipotle: ½ cup mayo, sour cream or Greek yogurt, 2 teaspoons lime juice, 1 teaspoon smoked paprika, 1/4 teaspoon chipotle powder (or 1 teaspoon canned adobo sauce), 1/2 teaspoon chili powder, a pinch of salt. Whisk to combine.

Garlic Aioli: 1/4 cup mayo, 1 clove crushed garlic, 1 teaspoon lemon juice, a pinch of cayenne and salt. Whisk to combine.

Fry Sauce: 1/4 cup mayo, 2 tablespoons ketchup, 1 teaspoon pickle juice, lime juice or vinegar, 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder. Whisk to combine.

Air Fryer Zucchini Fries (Low Carb Keto)

Crispy parmesan zucchini fries baked in the air fryer. These low carb and keto diet friendly zucchini fries (aka chips) are light, crispy, and packed full of flavor at only 3 net carbs per serving in under 15 minutes! 3.92 from 12 votes Course: Appetizer Cuisine: American Keyword: chips, fries, keto, low-carb, parmesan, recipe, zucchini Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook Time: 10 minutes Total Time: 15 minutes Servings: 4 people Calories: 147kcal

  • 2 medium zucchini
  • 1 large egg beaten
  • ½ cup almond flour or panko/Italian breadcrumbs
  • ½ cup parmesan cheese grated
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning or seasoning of choice
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder optional
  • Pinch of salt and pepper
  • Oil for spraying olive or oil of choice
  • Cut the zucchini in half and into sticks (aka fries) about 1/2 inch thick and 3-4 inches long.
  • In a shallow bowl, combine the almond flour (or bread crumbs), grated parmesan, spices and a pinch of salt and pepper. Mix to combine.
  • Dredge zucchini in egg and then in the almond flour mixture and place on a plate or baking sheet. Generously spray zucchini with cooking spray.
  • Working in batches, place the zucchini fries in a single layer in the air fryer. and Cook for 10 minutes at 400F, or until crispy.

Seasoning options: Make these zucchini fries your own by spicing them up with your favorite seasoning mix. You can’t go wrong with Italian seasoning but cajun seasoning, taco seasoning, ranch seasoning or your favorite seasoning blend will take these zucchini fries to the next level! Breading options: To keep these zucchini fries low carb and keto, opt-in for almond flour and avoid breadcrumbs. If you are not doing keto, go ahead and replace the almond flour with panko bread crumbs. They are light and airy and will make the zucchini fries super crispy. To make in oven: Follow the recipe as instructed and bake for 30 minutes in a 425F preheated oven or until golden and crispy. Check out the oven baked version here. Serving: 11/4th the recipe | Calories: 147kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 49mg | Sodium: 224mg | Potassium: 282mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 355IU | Vitamin C: 17.6mg | Calcium: 201mg | Iron: 1.3mg

Grab your air fryer and you’ll have a delicious keto air fryer double cheeseburger in no time. A perfectly simple keto meal, with big taste!

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WHAT IS AN AIR FRYER DOUBLE CHEESEBURGER?

An air fryer double cheeseburger is a delicious, juicy cheeseburger that has been cooked in one of the “hottest” kitchen gadgets in the last century; the air fryer.

This double cheeseburger has tons of flavor and is super juicy, unlike a lot of burgers cooked in a skillet or on a grill.

KETO AIR FRYER DOUBLE CHEESEBURGER INGREDIENTS

To make this extra juicy and ultra delicious keto air fryer double cheeseburger, you’ll need to grab the following ingredients.

  • 1/2 lb ground beef (or two pre-made beef patties)
  • 2 slices cheese of choice
  • 1 pinch pink Himalayan salt
  • 1 pinch fresh ground black pepper
  • 1 pinch onion powder

After you have these together, grab your air fryer and get ready to make magic happen!

HOW TO MAKE AN AIR FRYER DOUBLE CHEESEBURGER

  1. Form two 1/4 pound hamburger patties (if not using pre-made ones)
  2. Lightly salt, pepper, and onion powder the hamburger patties
  3. Place into your air fryer and set to 370°F for 12 minutes
  4. At the 6 minute mark, flip the hamburgers
  5. When the air fryer finishes, place the cheese onto the hamburger patties and shut the drawer for one minute
  6. Remove the patties, stack, and devour!

WHAT KIND OF GROUND BEEF SHOULD I USE?

Ideally, for a keto diet, you want to aim for using higher-fat meats. Generally, a 70/30 ground beef would be the best for a recipe such as this.

However, since fatty meats and an air fryer don’t always play well together (this is discussed towards the end of this post) it is better to use slightly more lean ground beef.

Having said this, 80/20 will work just as well as 70/30 and won’t splatter as much onto the air fryer heating element.

SO I CAN’T USE 70/30 GROUND BEEF?

Well, yes, you sure can. I was simply conveying that 80/20 will splatter less inside the cooking space and cause less of a smoke factor.

Again, this is discussed in more detail below.

WHAT IS AN AIR FRYER EXACTLY?

By definition, an air fryer is a kitchen appliance that cooks food using the idea of convection cooking.

In case you don’t know, convection is where a fan circulates air around the food at a high speed to cook the food. Before air fryers, convection ovens were found in commercial kitchens, and more recently, in residential homes.

Air fryers have become increasingly popular over the past several years and have made their way into millions of homes.

Their precise temperature control and “crispy” cooking preset have made them extremely popular.

They are most commonly used to cook fries and breaded foods. However, their use easily extends to all kinds of other foods such as cakes, meats, and even eggs.

WHY USE AN AIR FRYER?

If you’ve never used an air fryer before, you might be asking yourself “why should I use one?” There are several reasons to use an air fryer instead of a grill, skillet, griddle, or another cooking utensil. Let’s take a look…

SPEED AND CONVENIENCE

Due to the way they are made, air fryers make the cooking of many foods incredibly fast, easy, and convenient.

Thanks to their design of circulating hot air around the food, they heat evenly and more efficiently than if the food were simply laying on a hot surface cooking.

The heating element in the fryers heats very quickly and you’ll find the air temperature will meet the setting in no time. Even in comparison to electric stoves, the air fryer will heat much faster.

Faster heat means quicker eat! It’s a win, win!

REMOVES EXCESS FAT WITHOUT DRYING

While true, eating keto is based around the consumption of plenty of fat, there can definitely be too much fat in something.

How many times have you ever had a bowl of chili or other food that is just swimming in fat? We’ve all (unfortunately) had too many.

These cheeseburgers, for instance, will produce a fair amount of fat rendered into the bottom of the air fryer basket after cooking. Normally, in a skillet or on a grill, fat loss equals dry meat.

However, these keto air fryer double cheeseburgers will still be juicy, have plenty of fat, and be unbelievably flavorful.

In this case, we are exchanging fat loss for fat loss, right?

CAN I USE FROZEN BEEF PATTIES?

Sure you can. Depending on how “clean” you are trying to eat, however, make sure you take a hard look at the ingredients on frozen beef patties.

Not all pre-made beef patties are made the same. Some will be simply beef (as they should be) and others will have extra added ingredients and fillers.

Be cautious of any patties that aren’t 100% beef and contain anything except salt. Some might even hide ingredients in a label of “other spices.”

There’s nothing wrong with pre-made, frozen patties, but just be sure to do your homework before buying a box.

CAN I SEASON MY CHEESEBURGER?

Of course, you can. In fact, the recipe itself already calls for salt, pepper, and onion powder, our three favorites.

However, you can easily add any number of other spices to make this recipe your very own.

Here are a few ideas for some seasonings you might add to this delicious keto air fryer double cheeseburger:

  • Garlic; minced or powdered
  • Paprika; smoked or regular (we vote for smoked!)
  • Cayenne pepper
  • Crushed red pepper
  • Ground jalapeno (for a nice kick)

Have some other delicious spices or seasonings you love on your cheeseburger? Let us know in the comments!

WHAT SIDES GO WELL WITH THIS CHEESEBURGER?

There are plenty of great sides that pair well with this to make an absolutely delicious meal.

Here are a few we love:

  • Low-Carb Fries
  • Baked Zucchini Rings
  • Low-Carb Spicy Roasted Broccoli
  • Keto Candied Bacon (would also be delicious to put on top of the cheeseburgers!)
  • Keto Garlic Butter Brussel Sprouts

For more ideas, you can check out our recipe index, or check out all of our side dish recipes.

ARE THERE ANY GOOD DIPPING SAUCES FOR THIS CHEESEBURGER?

Of course, there are! You can easily dip it in some no sugar added ketchup, mustard, or mayonnaise.

Two of our favorites are our Keto Dipping Sauce and Keto Chipotle Sauce.

They are both creamy, tangy, and ultimately delicious with a double cheeseburger!

The chipotle sauce adds a nice smoky kick!

BE CAREFUL WITH HIGHLY PROCESSED CHEESE…

When choosing a cheese to go with this air fryer double cheeseburger, be cautious of the highly processed cheeses that can be readily found in your grocery store.

WHAT IS HIGHLY PROCESSED CHEESE?

Highly processed cheeses are those that are manufactured to have a long shelf life and look like real cheese. Two of the most popular versions are American Singles and (although not sliced) Velveeta.

These processed cheeses are actually considered “food products” made from cheese. They also contain emulsifiers, saturated vegetable oils, extra salt, food colorings, whey or sugar.

As a result, many flavors, colors, and textures of processed cheese exist.

WHY SHOULD I AVOID IT?

The better question here is why should you eat it? It’s not real and it has no real nutritional value.

Missing out on all of the added ingredients definitely won’t hurt. And, regardless, you’ll be leaving behind plenty of useless added sugars in each slice.

WHAT CHEESE SHOULD I USE INSTEAD?

Instead of processed cheese, opt for real cheese. You can get it pre-sliced or in blocks and slice it yourself.

Most grocery stores now have artisan cheese sections as well that have all kinds of different, exotic, and tasty cheeses in them.

Your keto air fryer double cheeseburger begs you for a delicious (and real) cheese that is full of flavor and fats.

Want something that will really light up your taste buds? Give a couple of slices of smoked gouda a try. It’s amazing!

IS MORE EXPENSIVE CHEESE WORTH IT?

Well, that answer is totally up to you. The bad news, at least in our experience, is that it’s a trial and error operation to find the “expensive” cheeses you like.

The result, however, of finding a delicious cheese you love, is a strengthened flavor palette of your cooking.

When you find a cheese you love, even though it might be more expensive than the mass-produced store-bought variety, you will want to use it all the time.

The other good news about these cheeses is that they are (generally) free of any extra ingredients or additives. They also are “real” cheeses that have a good amount of fat to very low carbohydrate content.

REAL (NOT PROCESSED) CHEESE IDEAS FOR YOUR CHEESEBURGER

Having said that, using a delicious artisan cheese for this keto air fryer double cheeseburger is a wonderful idea.

If you are interested in exploring the world of adding these delicious cheeses to your cheeseburger, here are some delicious (though maybe unorthodox) ideas for you.

  • Feta cheese
  • Gouda
  • Smoked gouda
  • Fresh mozzarella
  • Parmesan (trust us on this one; a drier cheese, for sure, but also delicious!)
  • Muenster

CAN I ADD BACON TO THIS?

Yes, of course! I think the better question here is, why wouldn’t you add bacon to this?!

The great part about this is, you can cook bacon in the air fryer too! Just be careful about how much fat builds up in the basket.

Since you’re cooking meat in your air fryer, be sure to take a moment to read our word of caution below.

HOW ABOUT ADDING AN EGG…

Of course! A delicious addition! Sunnyside up is a favorite of ours. Just keep in mind, more additions equal more calories and other nutritional content.

If you are keeping track of calories, you might want to amend the amount of ground beef or cheese you use, if you also add an egg.

WHAT ABOUT ADDING EXTRA CHEESE?

Add all the extra cheese you want! Add multiple kinds of cheese! Stack cheese an inch high!

Adding extra cheese is easy and simple. Make this keto air fryer double cheeseburger your new favorite by using whatever your favorite cheeses are.

Just keep in mind, the more cheese you add, the more calories and (potentially) carbs you are adding as well. Make sure to keep track of this as you cheese it up!

AIR FRYER + MEAT WORD OF CAUTION

Since you are cooking meat in your air fryer, we’d like to offer a word of caution…

We have found that anytime cook meats in our air fryer, the fryer will begin to emit a fair amount of smoke from the rear ventilation. I think the cause is fat popping from the meat and hitting the heating element above.

Very fatty ground beef (such as 70/30) and bacon will be the two worst culprits.

While this is not a huge deal, how fatty your meat is will determine how much smoke your air fryer may emit. And trust us, after a while, the smoke can really begin to fog up a room.

Ventilation nearby is a must!

To be clear, it’s not a hazard by any means, but the amount of smoke sometimes emitted can be alarming at first. Just be prepared and understand that an open window in your kitchen might in fact be your best friend when cooking meat in an air fryer.

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  • 1/2 lb ground beef (or two pre-made beef patties)
  • 2 slices cheese of choice
  • 1 pinch pink Himalayan salt
  • 1 pinch fresh ground black pepper
  • 1 pinch onion powder
  1. Form two 1/4 pound hamburger patties (if not using pre-made ones)
  2. Lightly salt, pepper, and onion powder the hamburger patties
  3. Place into your air fryer and set to 370°F for 12 minutes
  4. At the 6 minute mark, flip the hamburgers
  5. When the air fryer finishes, place the cheese onto the hamburger patties and shut the drawer for one minute
  6. Remove the patties, stack, and devour!

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  • Pink Himalayan Salt*
  • Air Fryer*
Nutrition Information

Yield 1 Serving Size 2 patties w/ cheese
Amount Per ServingCalories 670 Total Fat 50g Carbohydrates 0g Protein 39g Nutrition facts are provided as a courtesy, sourced from an online food databse. All carbohydrate counts are calculated as net carbs instead of total. Net carb count excludes both fiber and sugar alcohols, because these do not affect blood sugar in most people. We try to be accurate, but feel free to make your own calculations.

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While a crockpot can take the guesswork out of throwing together a stew or meal requiring moisture, air fryers require very little oil and create delicious meals in a fraction of the time.

They’re excellent for creating the taste and texture of fried foods, but can be used as a quick and easy way to cook a variety of dishes.

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If keto cooking has you spending hours in the kitchen, an air fryer may be just the shortcut you’re looking for.

So how does this ingenious contraption work? Put simply; an air fryer quickly blows hot air around in a small vessel (containing your food) to cook it efficiently and to the perfect texture.

If you’re ready to jump on the air fryer bandwagon, check out these 25 quick and easy low-carb air fryer keto recipes.

25 Keto Air Fryer Recipes

You can make anything from main dishes to appetizers to desserts with your air fryer. Let’s start with some mains.

Main Course

Long day at work? Don’t feel like slaving over the stove for dinner? These main course meals are ready in anywhere from 10 to 20 minutes.

#1 Keto Fried Chicken

This crispy chicken dish skips the high-carb breadcrumbs and replaces them with some deliciously savory pork rinds. You get all the crunch without any of the carbs. You can make this recipe in the oven, but an air fryer offers a hassle-free alternative. Check out this crispy keto fried chicken.

#2 Baked Pork Chops

While many people think the air fryer is only for fried foods; they couldn’t be more wrong. This recipe is traditionally made in the oven, but an air fryer works just as well to produce a juicy, rich BBQ pork chop. Check out these BBQ baked pork chops.

#3 Tomato Basil Scallops

This juicy scallop recipe contains only six grams of carbs per serving and is ready in just 10 minutes. The creamy tomato sauce perfectly balances out the texture of the scallops, and pairs beautifully with a bed of spinach. Check out these creamy tomato basil scallops.

#4 Keto Coconut Shrimp

Coconut shrimp are a true indulgence. To make this recipe low-carb, switch out the breading for pork rinds, and the all-purpose flour for coconut flour.

Check out these keto coconut shrimp.

#5 Keto Garlic Cheese Bread

Did you even know you could make bread in an air fryer? Well, to be fair, this “bread” is mostly cheese…but you’re not complaining. With only 2.5 net carbs and 20 grams of protein per serving, this cheesy bread is a keto dream.

Check out this garlic cheese bread.

#6 Air Fryer Steak Kebabs

Kebabs are an excellent all in one meal. With a total time of just over 20 minutes and a cook time of 10 minutes, you can skip the grill and have dinner on the table in a blink of an eye. Have fun with your veggie choices too, zucchini, summer squash, and cherry tomatoes are fantastic additions.

Check out these flavorful steak kebabs.

#7 Keto Fish Sticks

Reminisce about seashore summers with this keto-friendly fish sticks recipe. The cajun seasoning paired with dijon-mayo sauce makes for an incredibly flavorful meal. The best part? You’re only getting 0.5 net carbs per serving.

Check out these crispy keto fish sticks.

#8 Baked Air Fryer Chicken Nuggets

You don’t have to deny it; you miss your chicken nuggets don’t you? While many non-keto favorites can easily be transformed into low-carb keto meals, this was not always the case with chicken nuggets. How do you create that deep-fried crispy texture without breadcrumb and a frialator? Enter the air fryer. Enjoy your nuggets guilt-free with this baked chicken nugget recipe.

Check out these air fryer chicken nuggets.

#9 Parmesan Shrimp

The one downside to cooking a shrimp scampi style meal is the overwhelming scent that seems to last for hours. Everyone loves garlic and shrimp, but no one needs to smell like it for days. With this quick and easy air fryer recipe, you can have your shrimp on the table in 10 minutes — and only enjoy the sights and smells for the duration of your meal.

Check out these savory parmesan shrimp.

#10 Air Fryer Salmon

For the salmon lovers out there — this one’s for you. Most people are well aware of the health benefits of eating salmon, but it can be hard to cook it just right. Go too long, and it tastes like dry rubber, don’t cook it enough, and you’re basically eating sushi. This recipe is a no-fail way to the moist and crispy salmon you’ve been aiming for.

Check out this delicious air fryer salmon.

#11 Beef Bulgogi Burgers

Pair these burgers with some keto bread and low-carb toppings like cheese, mustard, veggies, or the traditional Gochujang Mayonnaise.

Check out these mouthwatering beef bulgogi burgers.

Appetizers

The idea of making an appetizer always sounds great until it comes time to do it. You want to make something delicious and appetizing that will please a crowd, but who has the time?

These air fryer appetizer recipes take a healthy twist on the classics so you can cook, share, and enjoy, without any of the stress.

#12 Homemade Keto Mozzarella Sticks

This recipe calls for a cast-iron skillet, but you can skip that hassle and throw these mozz sticks right into your air fryer. You’ll get a much more authentic deep-fried texture without having to deal with cleaning and seasoning your skillet after.

Check out these cheesy homemade keto mozzarella sticks.

#13 Cauliflower Buffalo Wings

Cauliflower buffalo wings are pretty much the best thing to happen to cauliflower since cauli rice. With only four grams of carbs per serving, this delicious veggie dish can be served as a side, an appetizer, or even the main dish.

Check out these delicious cauliflower buffalo wings.

#14 Three Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms

Baked stuffed mushrooms are always a hit or miss. Done just right, they can come out warm, creamy, and crispy. Done incorrectly, however, they can come out flavorless, overly moist, and an overall mess. Using an air fryer to bake up some stuffed shrooms allows for the perfect balance of crispy, creamy, and cheesy.

Check out these rich and creamy three cheese stuffed mushrooms.

#15 Onion Rings

Onion rings would likely be the last item on your list that you would label as “healthy”. But these aren’t your run of the mill onion rings. They’re not only keto-friendly, but they contain health-promoting ingredients like flax seeds and almond meal so you can enjoy the best of both worlds.

Check out these crispy onion rings.

#16 Bacon Cream Cheese Stuffed Jalapeno Poppers

Stuffed jalapeno poppers are a keto-dieters go-to appetizer. The only problem is, they can be time-consuming and create a bit of a mess in the oven. It can also be hard to time these savory apps as they’re always best eaten when they’re freshly cooked. Enjoy the ease of low-arb jalapeno poppers with this air fryer recipe.

Check out these bacon cream cheese stuffed jalapeno poppers.

#17 Air Fryer Buffalo Chicken Wings

Chicken wings are a game-time classic, but it can be hard to get that restaurant-style crispness when you’re baking them in an oven. This recipe offers the same seasonings you know and love with a product that rivals you’re favorite wing joint.

Check out these air fryer buffalo chicken wings.

#18 Pork Rinds

Pork rinds are popping up everywhere these days as the perfect on-the-go keto snack. While much gratitude should be given to the companies producing these delightfully crunchy snacks, sometimes you want to save some money and take matters into your own hands. This recipe for air fryer crackling takes only 15 minutes and is packed with protein, making them an ideal food to hold you over until your next meal.

Check out these crunchy pork rinds.

Veggie Dishes

You stir-fry them, bake them, blanch them, saute them, and dress them — but how often do you get that crispy texture you’re looking for from your vegetables?

As a core component of the keto diet, getting enough vegetables into your meal plan is vital. But if you’re looking for something a little different then your standard veggie cooking technique, these air fryer recipes are here to spice things up.

#19 Cauliflower Fried Rice

If there were one MPV vegetable for keto-dieters, it would have to be cauliflower. And it’s main claim to fame? Cauli rice. While there are a million and one cauliflower rice recipes, if you love Asian food, you’ve got to try this cauli fried rice — it’s rich, flavorful, and incredibly versatile.

Check out this flavorful cauliflower rice.

#20 Roasted Brussels Sprouts

No matter how hard you try, walking that line between burnt and crispy when it comes to brussels sprouts is always a challenge. Use this air-fryer brussels sprouts recipe to achieve the perfect crispness you’re looking for — with the burning have the batch.

Check out these delicious roasted brussels sprouts.

#21 Zucchini Fries

Everyone loves french fries. In fact, it may be fair to say that they’re unanimously the world’s favorite vegetable dish. The obvious issue for keto-dieters, however, is the overload of carbs they contain. Switching out potatoes for zucchini offers you the satisfaction of fries, without the blood sugar drama.

Check out these crispy zucchini fries.

#22 Celeriac Everything Fries

If zucchini isn’t your jam, or you just want to mix it up, celeriac fries are another fantastic potato alternative. This root veggie doesn’t get nearly the notoriety it deserves, with a fraction of the carbs and a pleasant yet mild flavor you can dress these fries up any way you like.

Check out these celeriac everything fries.

Dessert

Your air fryer isn’t just for savory meals. In fact, it’s an excellent option for some of your favorite low-carb dessert recipes.

#23 Fried Cheesecake Bites

These fried cheesecake bites are mind-blowingly delicious. Just imagine the creaminess of cheesecake wrapped in crunchy fried almond flour. The best part? Each bite is only 80 calories, with two grams of net carbs.

Check out these crispy and creamy fried cheesecake bites.

#24 Flourless Chocolate Brownies

Whip up some of these buttery flourless brownies in your air fryer for a rich and satisfying chocolaty treat. With no flour of any kind involved in the recipe, these brownies net out to only two grams of carbs per serving — enjoy!

Check out these flourless chocolate brownies.

#25 Gluten-Free Lava Cake

The trick with lava cake is to cook the outside just right so the gooey inside can stay…well…gooey. Using an air fryer allows you to make this gluten-free lava cake crispy on the outside and warm and soft on the inside.

Check out this rich and flavorful gluten-free lava cake.

Takeaway

Thought you had to say goodbye to fried food forever? Think again. These air fryer recipes offer you a new way to enjoy the texture of fried food without the greasy finish.

Although it may be an investment upfront, getting on board with an air fryer can be a great way to save time and energy. Have fun with these recipes and let us know which ones you liked the best!

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