30+ Keto Air Fryer Recipes

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Looking to add some variety to your keto meal plan? Why not try air frying? We’ve compiled a list of 30+ easy-to-make keto air fryer recipes that require just a few affordable ingredients and can be cooked in no time.

Keto air fryer recipes offer all the mouthwatering flavors of fried food without compromising on health.

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This post has everything for everyone, starting from quick treats like party snacks, bbq party appetizers to main dishes perfect for a quick dinner with your family.

Air frying has become one of the most popular cooking methods, and for a good reason. Not only does it result in crispy, flavorful meals, but it’s also a great way to cut down on unhealthy fats and oils. And that’s why you should check this list with 25 keto air fryer recipes. Trust you are going to love each recipe from this post.

Ready to get started? Here’s everything you need to know about creating tasty dishes with your air fryer that won’t break the bank (or your waistline!).


What Is An Air Fryer?

An air fryer is a popular kitchen appliance that uses hot air to cook food with less oil than traditional frying methods.

While an air fryer shares some similarities with an oven, it differs in its heating method. The air fryer’s heating elements are only positioned on top and are supported by a powerful fan. This unique combination results in food that is super crispy in a short amount of time, and with less oil than traditional deep frying methods. Thanks to the concentrated heat source and the fan’s size and placement, air fryers heat up rapidly and cook food evenly, making them an efficient cooking tool.

This makes it possible to enjoy fried foods with fewer calories and less fat.

With air fryers, you can cook a diverse selection of foods, including but not limited to french fries, chicken wings, fish, and vegetables. They are highly regarded for their capacity to produce a crispy exterior and a moist interior, regardless of what food you’re cooking.

In addition, air fryers are often smaller than traditional ovens. They can be more energy-efficient, making them a convenient appliance for smaller households or those looking to save space in their kitchen.

Why Use An Air Fryer?

There are several reasons why people should buy an air fryer.

  • It helps you cook healthier since they use hot air for cooking food without needing oil or other fats.
  • They are super easy to use and cook food quickly. So they are perfect for making quick meals on those busy days.
  • You can use an air fryer for cooking a wide range of recipes, from side dishes to meat and snacks.
  • Use less energy than regular ovens or stovetops.
  • Creates a delicious crispy texture while keeping inside moist and juicy.
  • Drastically reduce the mess from your kitchen that comes with regular frying methods.

Essential Ingredients for Keto Air Fryer Recipes

If you are looking to make Keto-friendly meals using an air fryer, here are some essential ingredients that you may want to have on hand:

  • Low-carb vegetables: Vegetables such as broccoli, cauliflower, asparagus, zucchini, bell peppers, and Brussels sprouts can be cooked in the air fryer. They are low in carbs and can be seasoned with herbs and spices to add flavor.
  • Protein: Air fryers are great for cooking any protein such as chicken, pork, beef, salmon, and bacon.
  • Healthy fats: You’ll need just a small amount of avocado oil or coconut oil.
  • Almond flour: Almond flour is a low-carb flour alternative that can be used to make breaded coatings for chicken or fish. It can also be used to make Keto-friendly desserts in the air fryer.
  • Cheese: for added flavor and texture, I love to use mozzarella cheese, cheddar, and Parmesan.
  • Spices and seasonings: I love to season my air fryer recipes with garlic powder, onion powder, oregano, paprika, cumin, and chili powder.

What Is The Best Type Of Air Fryer To Use For Keto Recipes?

When it comes to air fryers, there is a wide variety of models available. Choosing the right one for keto recipes can be tricky. It’s important to consider factors such as size, wattage and temperature range when selecting an air fryer that will meet your needs.

In order to make sure you’re getting the best model for keto cooking, look for higher wattages with greater temperature ranges. This ensures that the food cooks quickly and evenly. Additionally, opt for larger capacity units if you plan on making multiple batches of food in one go or prepping ahead of time for meal prep purposes.

A digital interface with customizable settings allows more precise control over temperatures and cook times, which can really come in handy when preparing specific dishes like low-carb desserts or fried chicken tenders.

No matter what type of air fryer you choose, make sure to read up on tips from experienced users before using it for the first time so you know exactly how to get the most out of your appliance. With a bit of research and practice, soon enough you’ll become a pro at creating delicious and healthy keto meals!

Air Fryer Bacon

Air Fryer Bacon

Learn how to make the best air fryer bacon that’s perfectly crispy and evenly cooked in only 10 minutes. Crunchy with an intense flavor, bacon can completely change any recipe it’s used in.
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Air Fryer Roasted Zucchini Slices

Perfectly roasted, healthy, and delicious this air fried zucchini is not only amazing, but it’s also keto, vegan, and gluten-free too! No breading at all! This is one of the best ways to roast sliced zucchini. You are going to love this recipe for air fryer roasted zucchini slices!
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Air Fryer Cauliflower

Air Fryer Cauliflower

You can whip up a scrumptious side dish of crispy air fryer cauliflower using only a few basic ingredients. This recipe guarantees a roasted flavor with crunchy edges, and it takes just 10 minutes from prep to plate, making it a nutritious and easy option for any meal.
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Easy Air Fryer Asparagus

With only 5 simple ingredients, you can easily master making asparagus in the air fryer. All that's required is fresh asparagus, olive oil, garlic powder, salt, and pepper.
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Air Fryer Green Beans

Made with only 4 ingredients and ready in 20 minutes, this air fryer green beans recipe is one of the easiest side dishes for a healthy dinner, Thanksgiving, or Christmas.
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Keto air fryer brussels sprouts – crispy, crunchy, salty, cheesy brussels sprouts that are a perfect easy low carb side dish or snack! 
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Air fryer radishes are seasoned with fresh herbs and spices, then roasted to perfection in just 15 minutes! These crispy radishes are the perfect keto-friendly potato substitution, low-carb side, or healthy snack. (This recipe is naturally gluten-free and vegan.)
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Air Fryer Kale Chips Recipe

Holy moly, these easy air fryer kale chips have the most satisfying crispy crunch! Truthfully, I’m not nuts about raw kale—but in chip form? That I can do! A simple, nutritious, homemade snack that nourishes my body and nourishes my soul’s desire for crunchy goodness. I’ll show you how to make kale chips in the air fryer in just minutes, using only kale leaves, oil, and salt.
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Air Fryer Garlic Mushrooms – Keto, Whole30, Vegan

These easy Air Fryer Garlic Mushrooms are a delicious side dish, made with just a few simple staple ingredients. Cooking mushrooms in the air fryer in so easy, and they’re come out tender, crispy, and bursting with flavor. 
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Keto Mozzarella Sticks Air Fryer (Pork Rind Mozzarella Sticks)

Can you air fry frozen mozzarella sticks? Yes, you can! IMHO, air fryers are the best way to cook frozen mozzarella sticks. Keep reading to learn how to make keto mozzarella sticks with pork rinds. This low carb keto mozzarella sticks air fryer recipe has only 1.4 grams of net carbs per serving! You’ll love these pork rind mozzarella sticks with their savory, crisp coating and warm, melty cheese centers. YUM! 
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This Air Fryer Bay Scallops recipe came together in minutes.  Make them in your air fryer or on the stove-top, either way, you will be sure to enjoy these Gluten-free, Whole30 and Paleo scallops!
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Easy 10 Minute Air Fryer Shrimp Recipe

Learn how to make the best crispy and juicy air fryer shrimp recipe every time with just a few easy ingredients. Ready in 10 minutes, this air fryer shrimp is a delicious and quick-to-make shrimp recipe loaded with delicious flavors.
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Keto Air Fryer Salmon Bites

These keto air fryer salmon bites are chunks of deliciousness that only take 20 minutes to make. The simple low carb marinade gives these salmon nuggets tons of flavor and only uses 3 ingredients. This keto seafood dinner is sure to be one of your favorites and it’s both low carb and high protein. Each serving has only 4.2g carbs but 61g protein.
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Air Fryer Salmon Patties (Keto Low Carb)

A delicious Air Fryer Salmon Patties recipe in 20 minutes! Using pork rinds instead of bread crumbs for the crust results in a crispy outside and tender inside. Make ahead and freeze for later. Air Fryer Salmon cakes are healthy – gluten-free, low carb, and keto-friendly. 
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This easy keto air fryer salmon recipe is a quick low-carb, high protein, whole30 easy dinner that can be ready in 15 minutes with a delicious zingy, sugar-free dressing and perfect served with a side of any low-carb vegetable you enjoy!
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Air Fryer white fish is healthy, easy and always delicious. There’s so much to love about this quick and easy low carb fish recipe in the air fryer. You can use any white fish you like. We tested this air fryer tilapia recipe for our test kitchen and they loved it! 
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Air Fryer Keto Chicken Nuggets: The Easiest Version

But just because most chicken nuggets are gross does not mean all chicken nuggets are gross. These chicken nuggets are not the chicken nuggets you get from a drive-thru window. These low carb air fryer chicken nuggets are simply chunks of crispy, juicy, tender real chicken!
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Shh…don't tell the family. They will never know that this Keto Air Fryer Chicken Breast Recipe isn't traditionally fried! Crispy and extra moist , this boneless chicken is gluten-free, grain-free, and low carb. Best of all, this easy recipe takes just 30 minutes start to finish.
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Keto Air Fryer Chicken Parmesan

Keto Air Fryer Chicken Parmesan is among the most delicious and easy keto chicken recipes. This recipe is perfect for you who are looking for a quick and healthy dinner!
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Keto Air Fryer Chicken Thighs

Keto Air Fryer Chicken Thighs are perfectly seasoned and cooked to their optimal crispiness in the air fryer. They are perfect for weekly meal prep and taste great the next day.  (keto, gluten free, whole30, paleo)
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Keto Chicken Legs: Air Fryer or Baked Chicken Drumsticks

This easy recipe for air fried or oven baked lemon keto chicken legs will tantalize your taste buds and leave your family begging for more. I’ll show you how to cook it in two ways, one team chicken legs air fryer, and one team chicken drumsticks oven!
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Air Fryer Chicken Wings Recipe (Easy, Delicious, And Healthy)

These crispy buffalo air fryer chicken wings are delicious, healthy, and a great party snack. It’s possible to make crispy & juicy chicken wings without deep frying them in tons of oil.
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Keto Air Fryer Garlic Parmesan Wings are crisp and full of delicious buttery parmesan garlic flavor and only 2 net carbs per serving.
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Air Fryer Sausage and Peppers is not only keto friendly, but a delicious and easy dinner everyone will enjoy. Made with sausage, red and green bell peppers, onions, and more. 
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Greek Air Fryer Chicken Kabobs

Greek Air Fryer Chicken Kabobs!  Tender chicken marinated in a homemade Greek dressing with lots of veggies, cooked to perfection in the air fryer!  This is such a delicious and easy low-carb, gluten-free and dairy-free meal.  It’s one of those family friendly recipes everybody will enjoy!
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Keto Air Fryer Mozzarella Stuffed Meatballs

Crispy, flavourful and easy Keto Air Fryer Mozzarella Stuffed Meatballsare full of gooey cheese and coated with a crispy crust air fried until golden brown. These delicious meatballs can also be made in the oven.
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Keto Pork Chops – Crispy Crunchy Breading!

You will love these easy keto pork chops. They are breaded in a pork rind crust and you will not believe how crispy they get! These keto pork chops can be made in the air fryer or the oven and they are zero net carbs!
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Air Fryer Whole Chicken

This Air Fryer Whole Chicken is the easiest, juiciest and most flavorful roast chicken you can imagine and comes together in just one hour!
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Air Fryer Zucchini Stuffed With Hamburger (Keto & Low Carb)

Air fryer zucchini stuffed with hamburger seasoned with Italian spices, then topped with gooey cheese. Healthy and delicious meal is ready in 20 minutes! 
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Keto Air Fryer Lasagna Bake

Forget the noodles! This keto air fryer lasagna bake is the perfect way to cut the carbs while enjoying that delicious Italian flavor!
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Easy Keto Falafel Recipe with Paleo Ingredients

An easy keto falafel recipe made without chickpeas is a delicious snack or appetizer. But it's also a perfect addition to a low carb salad or a paleo wrap for lunch.
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Air Fryer Jalapeño Poppers Recipe (Easy, Low-Carb, & Make Ahead)

Easy and delicious, these Air Fryer Jalapeño Poppers stuffed with cream cheese, freshly grated Colby Jack, and crispy bacon are fantastic appetizers that can be made ahead. Since you cook them in the air-fryer instead of deep frying, it’s a healthier recipe with less mess.
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25 Keto Air Fryer Recipes

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Prep time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Yelds 6 servings


Looking to add some variety to your keto meal plan? Why not try air frying? We've compiled a list of 25 easy-to-make keto air fryer recipes that require just a few affordable ingredients and can be cooked in no time.


  • 1 lb Chicken wings
  • Seasonings: salt pepper, garlic powder to taste
  • 1/4 tsp Baking powder


  • Begin by using a sharp knife to cut approximately 10 whole chicken wings and dispose of the wing tips, resulting in 20 wing pieces, including 10 drumettes and 10 flaps. Make sure to pat them dry thoroughly using kitchen towels.
  • Season the chicken wings with salt, pepper, garlic powder.
  • Arrange the chicken wings in a single layer in the basket and then insert the basket into the air fryer.
  • Set the air fryer to 340F / 170C and cook for 13 minutes.
  • When the time is up, increase the temperature to 400F and cook for another 13 minutes.
  • After the wings are done, cover them with your favorite sauce and enjoy!
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