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Air Fryer Broccoli

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!
Prep Time2 minutes
Cook Time8 minutes
Total Time10 minutes
Course: Side Dish
Keyword: air fryer broccoli, how to cook broccoli in air fryer
Method: Air Fryer
Servings: 2
Author: Lexi


  • 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!