These easy Air Fryer Brussel Sprouts are so good! Tender and crispy brussels sprouts seasoned, tossed in oil, and then air fried to perfection, the ultimate side dish.

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Brussel sprouts in a white plate topped with fresh greens.

AIR FRYER BRUSSEL SPROUTS-

There is nothing better than an easy side dish that is healthy, simple, and absolutely delicious! This crispy air fryer Brussels sprouts recipe is just that! It is so easy and takes only 5 basic ingredients.

you’ll love this air fryer recipe:

  • So Easy to Make!
  • Healthy and so delicious.
  • That perfect side dish.
  • Can use frozen or fresh brussel sprouts.
  • Can be seasoned to taste.
Crispy roasted brussel sprouts in the air fryer basket.

INGREDIENTS-

With just 5 minutes of prep time and 5 ingredients, you can have this dish cooking in the air fryer!

  • Brussels – just keep your Brussel sprouts the same size.
  • Oil – any oil works for this recipe, we use olive oil but you can also use vegetable oil, canola oil, and even avocado oil.
  • Garlic – freshly minced garlic is what we use for the recipe, but you can also use garlic powder.
  • Spices – we just use the basic seasoning; salt and pepper for this recipe. You can use your favorite seasonings.
Upclose photo of crispy brussel sprouts.

HOW TO COOK BRUSSEL SPROUTS IN AIR FRYER-

This recipe is so EASY and is ready in under 20 minutes!

  1. Cut the brussel sprouts in half and add into a bowl.
  2. Season with oil, salt, pepper, minced garlic into a large bowl and toss until well combined.
  3. Spread the brussel sprouts to the air fryer basket.
  4. Air fry until golden and crispy.
  5. Sprinkle with fresh salt and pepper and serve!
All the ingredients needed for air fryer brussel sprouts.

BRUSSEL SPROUT VARIATIONS & ADD-INS:

There are several ways that you can level up this simple brussel sprout recipe. Here are some of our favorite ways.

  • Brussel Sprouts with Bacon– Like our stovetop Brussel Sprouts, you can add bacon to the recipe and cook the brussels with chopped bacon. Or, just chop the cooked bacon when serving – use our Bacon recipe.
  • Garlic Parmesan Sprouts– Add grated parmesan to the recipe for the ultimate garlic parmesan brussel sprouts.
  • Balsamic Brussels– If you like balsamic vinegar, toss the sprouts in oil and balsamic vinegar, salt, pepper and garlic and air fry.
  • Balsamic Glaze- Drizzle balsamic glaze before serving.
  • Honey– Cook the brussel sprouts according to instructions. Before serving, drizzle with honey and toss.
  • Add-ins– Some other great add-ins you can add when serving are almonds, walnuts, dried fruit, feta cheese or parmesan cheese.
Raw brussel sprouts in the air fryer.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS-

Do I need to spray the basket?

No, you do not need to spray the air fryer basket.

Do I have to cut off the buttons?

Yes, you want to make sure you remove the stems of the Brussel sprouts.

Can I use frozen Brussels?

Yes, you can cook frozen Brussel sprouts. Add frozen to your air fryer basket. Cook for 10 minutes then toss in the oil and seasoning and cook another 10 minutes or the desired doneness is reached.

How to store leftovers?

Store the leftovers in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 3-4 days.

What if I don’t have an air fryer?

No problem! Just oven roast them at 400°F for about 25-30 minutes!

Is it safe to eat Brussel sprouts raw?

Yes, brussels sprouts can be eaten raw! The texture is crispy and so good! You can shave them for salads.

How to reheat Brussel Sprouts in Air Fryer?

Add them to the air fryer baskets and cook until reheated. If they seem dry, spray with baking spray.

Air fryer brussel sprouts in a bowl with a metal spoon.

HOW TO SERVE BRUSSEL SPROUTS-

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Air Fryer Brussel Sprouts

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These easy Air Fryer Brussel Sprouts are so good! Tender and crispy brussel sprouts seasoned, tossed in oil and then air fried to perfection, the ultimate side dish.
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4 servings

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Cut the brussel sprouts in half and add into a bowl.
  • Season with oil, salt, pepper, minced garlic into a bowl and toss until well combined.
  • Spread the brussel sprouts to the air fryer basket.
  • Air fry at 375°F for 12-15 minutes, or until golden and crispy.