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Air Fryer Broccoli

5 from 2 votes
This Air Fryer Broccoli is a 10-minute recipe for perfectly crisp-tender broccoli. Keep it simple with oil, salt, pepper, and garlic powder, OR get creative with whatever seasonings you like. This recipe is quick, versatile, and delicious!
Servings 2
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes


  • 10 ounces broccoli florets roughly 4 cups
  • 2 tablespoons oil of choice I use olive oil or avocado oil
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper


  • Cut broccoli into fairly even florets.
  • In a large bowl drizzle broccoli with olive oil, garlic powder, salt, and pepper. Toss to coat evenly.
  • Preheat your air fryer to 400ºF, according to the manufacturer’s instructions.
  • Add the broccoli to the air fryer basket and cook for 4 minutes.
  • Open the air fryer door, toss broccoli with tongs, and cook for the remaining 4 minutes, until tender to your liking. You can add a minute or two more if desired.
  • Serve immediately!


  • The cook time may vary slightly based on your air fryer, so keep an eye on it towards thee end!
Keyword: air fryer broccoli, how to cook broccoli in air fryer
Course: Side Dish
Method: Air Fryer
Author: Lexi