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crispy air fryer brussel sprouts

Air Fryer Brussel Sprouts

Air Fryer Brussel Sprouts are tossed in olive oil, lemon zest, parmesan crumbs, and spices before getting roasted to crispy, cheesy, tender perfection!
Course Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Air Fryer Brussel Sprouts
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 166kcal
Author Catalina Castravet


  • 1 pound Brussel Sprouts
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/4 cup panko bread crumbs
  • 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese


  • Trim the ends of the Brussels sprouts, remove the outer leaves, and cut the Brussel sprouts in half lengthwise.
  • In a large bowl combine the Brussels sprouts with the rest of the ingredients, except panko and parmesan, stir until thoroughly incorporated.
  • Transfer the veggies to the air fryer’s basket and cook for 6 minutes at 400 degrees F.
  • When time is up, open the air fryer, add the parmesan cheese and pork panko crumbs and stir to combine.
  • Arrange in one layer and air fry for an additional 6 to 8 minutes, or until crisp-tender.
  • Serve garnished with a bit more shredded parmesan and freshly chopped parsley.


Calories: 166kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 7mg | Sodium: 330mg | Potassium: 474mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 928IU | Vitamin C: 97mg | Calcium: 151mg | Iron: 2mg