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10-minute Air Fryer Asparagus

This simple recipe for fresh asparagus in the air fryer produces the most perfect crispy texture! Ready in just 10 minutes!

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Diet GlutenFreeDiet
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 90 kcal
Author Amy Rains

Ingredients

  • 1 lb Asparagus
  • 1 tbsp olive oil or avocado oil
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1 tbsp butter or ghee, melted
  • 2 tbsp coconut aminos*
  • 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar

Instructions

  1. Trim the ends of your asparagus stalks. Now cut each asparagus stalk in half.  Brush oil on the asparagus, you can place inside a container with a lid and shake, or use a ziplock bag to ensure it's evenly coated. Sprinkle with sea salt.

  2. Toss the asparagus in the basket of the air fryer. Cook at 400 degrees for 10 minutes. Thinner stalks may only need 8 minutes. 

  3. While asparagus is cooking, make your sauce. Stir together butter, coconut aminos, and balsamic. 

  4. Pour the sauce on top of the hot asparagus and serve!

Recipe Notes

*You can use GF Tamari Soy Sauce in place of coconut aminos if not following a Paleo diet. 

Nutrition Facts
10-minute Air Fryer Asparagus
Amount Per Serving
Calories 90 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Trans Fat 1g
Cholesterol 8mg3%
Sodium 488mg21%
Potassium 234mg7%
Carbohydrates 7g2%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 945IU19%
Vitamin C 6mg7%
Calcium 29mg3%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.