Crispy Air Fryer Parmesan Brussels Sprouts

Crispy air fryer Brussels sprouts in a serving bowl
Prep Time
5 min
Cook Time
10 min
4 servings

If you’re looking for a simple holiday side dish made in everyone’s favourite air fryer, this recipe is for you! A recipe sure to change even the pickiest of eaters mind about Brussels sprouts, these crispy sprouts are loaded with garlic and Parmesan flavour. The best part? They come together in minutes and don’t use up any oven space. Easy enough for a weeknight dinner too, these might just become your new favourite side dish.

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lb Brussels sprouts, trimmed and halved
Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
Salt and pepper, to taste
cloves garlic, thinly sliced
Tbsp balsamic glaze
cup freshly grated Parmesan, plus more to garnish


Ingredients for crispy air fryer Parmesan Brussels sprouts
Step 1

In a large pot of salted boiling water blanch the Brussels sprouts for 1 minute. Immediately submerge into an ice bath to halt the cooking process. Strain the sprouts and pat dry before transferring to a mixing bowl.

Step 2

Toss the sprouts with olive oil, salt and pepper. Transfer to a preheated air fryer at 375°F degrees and cook for 5 minutes.

Brussels sprouts in an air fryer
Step 3

Mix in the garlic. Cook for an additional 5 minutes, until crispy. Remove from heat. Add the balsamic glaze and Parmesan.

Step 4

Transfer to serving plate and garnish with additional Parmesan if desired. Serve immediately.

A bowl of crispy Parmesan Brussels sprouts

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