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air fryer artichokes

Air Fryer Artichokes

Air Fryer Artichokes are crispy on the outside and tender on the inside with a tanginess of lemon zest and dipped in garlic aioli sauce.
Course Appetizer, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword Air Fryer Artichokes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 273kcal
Author Catalina Castravet


  • 2 14.5 -ounce cans artichoke hearts in water drained
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup panko bread crumbs
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest
  • 1 teaspoon dried Italian herbs
  • 2 tablespoons grated parmesan optional
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • Cooking spray for frying

Lemon garlic aioli:

  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • salt to taste


Make the artichokes:

  • Preheat the air fryer to 360 degrees F.
  • Pat dry the artichoke hearts and slice them in half lengthwise.
  • Next, add the flour to a shallow bowl; lightly beat the eggs in a second shallow bowl.
  • In the third shallow bowl, stir the panko, lemon zest, Italian herbs, and kosher salt.
  • After that, coat the artichokes in flour, then dip in the beaten egg, then toss in the panko mixture.
  • Lightly coat the artichokes with cooking spray and place sprayed side down in the air fryer basket in one even layer, without touching each other. You may need to work in batches. Cook for 7 minutes.
  • Spray the tops with more olive oil, flip and cook until golden brown, for about 7 more minutes.

Lemon garlic aioli:

  • Whisk all the ingredients in a small bowl.
  • Serve with the artichokes with the sauce.


Calories: 273kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 8g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 90mg | Sodium: 567mg | Potassium: 114mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 194IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 91mg | Iron: 2mg