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Air Fryer Asparagus

Asparagus is easy and fast to make in your air fryer
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword air fryer, asparagus
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 2 servings


  • air fryer


  • 1 bunch asparagus about 1 to 1 1/2 pounds
  • 1 lemon just the zest
  • cooking spray oil such as coconut
  • freshly grated nutmeg to taste
  • kosher salt to taste


  • Trim the woody ends off your asparagus (about 1 1/2 inches). Can be saved for soup.
  • Arrange the asparagus in your air fryer basket in as close to a single layer as you can.
  • Spray the asparagus lightly with oil
  • Set your air fryer to 400 degrees for 10 minutes. Place basket in and begin cooking.
  • After about 5 minutes, check to see how the asparagus is progressing. Shake the basket and cook about another 5 minutes or until the tips are crispy and the stems are soft enough to eat.
  • Season with salt, lemon zest, and freshly grated nutmeg and enjoy.