Low-carb air-fried mushrooms

Creating low-carb air-fried mushrooms is a delicious and healthy alternative to traditional fried mushrooms. Here’s a simple recipe for you:


  • 1 pound (about 450g) fresh mushrooms, cleaned and halved or quartered
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 cup almond flour
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Cooking spray or oil mister


  1. Preheat Air Fryer:
  • Preheat your air fryer to 375°F (190°C).
  1. Prepare Mushrooms:
  • Clean the mushrooms and cut them into halves or quarters, depending on their size.
  1. Coat Mushrooms:
  • In a bowl, toss the mushrooms with olive oil until they are well-coated.
  1. Prepare Coating Mixture:
  • In a separate bowl, mix almond flour, Parmesan cheese, garlic powder, onion powder, paprika, salt, and pepper.
  1. Coat Mushrooms with the Mixture:
  • Sprinkle the coating mixture over the oiled mushrooms and toss until the mushrooms are evenly coated.
  1. Air Fry:
  • Lightly coat the air fryer basket with cooking spray or use an oil mister.
  • Place the coated mushrooms in the air fryer basket in a single layer, ensuring they are not overcrowded.
  1. Air Fry Until Crispy:
  • Air fry the mushrooms at 375°F (190°C) for about 12-15 minutes, shaking the basket halfway through to ensure even cooking.
  1. Check for Doneness:
  • Check for doneness by ensuring the mushrooms are golden brown and crispy.
  1. Serve:
  • Once done, remove the mushrooms from the air fryer and serve immediately.
  1. Optional Dipping Sauce:
    • Consider serving the air-fried mushrooms with a low-carb dipping sauce, such as a garlic aioli or a simple sour cream and chive mixture.

This low-carb air-fried mushroom recipe provides a crispy and flavorful snack or appetizer without the excess carbs. Adjust the seasonings and coating to suit your taste preferences. Enjoy!

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