Frozen Asparagus In Air Fryer

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This Frozen Asparagus In Air Fryer cooks up tender crisp and delicious. The air fryer is the best way to cook frozen asparagus!

cooked asparagus on a plate

How To Make Frozen Asparagus Crispy

This recipe is great option for a healthy side dish that you can make in minutes. In fact, you can cook it in the air fryer while you prep your main course or other side dishes. We love the convenience of the air fryer!

hand holding air fryer basket containing seasoned asparagus

And the frozen asparagus comes out crisp and flavorful when cooked in the air fryer. With the addition of a bit of olive oil, the asparagus becomes perfectly roasted and lightly browned. You’ll love the texture and flavor of this air fryer-cooked asparagus.

Frozen Asparagus In Air Fryer

Love making side dishes in the air fryer? Check out these delicious and healthy options: Air Fryer Zucchini And Squash, Smashed Brussels Sprouts In The Air Fryer, and Air Fryer Pineapple.

hand holding air fryer basket containing cooked asparagus

How To Make Frozen Asparagus In Air Fryer

Lay out frozen asparagus in a long dish or bowl. Add olive oil, salt, pepper, and garlic powder.

Toss asparagus with a fork to evenly coat it in oil and seasonings.

lightly roasted Frozen Asparagus In Air Fryer

Add asparagus to air fryer basket. Heat at 400 degrees for 8 minutes.

Once time is up, open up the air fryer and check if asparagus is done to your liking. If not, close up the air fryer and cook for another couple of minutes.

If asparagus is done, use tongs to remove it from the air fryer basket and lay it out on a serving platter or plate.

easy side dish Frozen Asparagus In Air Fryer

Cooking Tips

  • You can also try seasonings of your choice
  • Can omit olive oil, but it does add flavor to the asparagus
  • Pierce asparagus with fork to check tenderness before removing from the air fryer

cooked asparagus topped with seasonings

Can You Put Frozen Vegetables In The Air Fryer?

Absolutely! There is no need to defrost frozen vegetables before cooking them in the air fryer. This is part of why the air fryer is such a convenient appliance for cooking side dishes.

Asparagus In Air Fryer next to package of frozen asparagus

Does Asparagus Need To Be Washed Before Cooking In The Air Fryer?

If it is fresh, then yes. Fresh asparagus should be washed to rinse off any fine grit. If the asparagus is frozen, then it has already been washed before freezing, and it can be placed directly in the air fryer.

air fryer opened to show frozen asparagus cooking inside

What To Serve With Frozen Asparagus In Air Fryer

If you have some extra time, this healthy side would be delicious with a homemade sauce like Greek Tzatziki Cucumber Yogurt Sauce Recipe, Basil Pesto Sauce Recipe (Fresh Italian Homemade Pesto, Best Ever!), or Creamy Garlic Yogurt Dill Sauce. All are easy sauce recipes that add so much flavor!

And for a main course, try these classic dinner dishes that you can also make in the air fryer: Air Fryer Panko Chicken, Air Fryer Rainbow Trout or Shake N Bake Pork Chops In Air Fryer.

air fryer opened to show healthy side dish Frozen Asparagus cooking inside

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Frozen Asparagus In Air Fryer

This Frozen Asparagus In Air Fryer cooks up tender crisp and delicious. The air fryer is the best way to cook frozen asparagus!
Prep Time4 minutes
Cook Time8 minutes
Total Time12 minutes
Course: Side Dish, Vegetables
Keyword: Frozen Asparagus In Air Fryer
Cooking Method: Air Fryer
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 28kcal

Ingredients

  • 8 oz asparagus frozen
  • 1/2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder

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Instructions

  • Lay out frozen asparagus in a long dish or bowl. Add olive oil, salt, pepper, and garlic powder.
  • Toss asparagus with a fork to evenly coat it in oil and seasonings.
  • Add asparagus to air fryer basket. Heat at 400 degrees for 8 minutes.
  • Once time is up, open up the air fryer and check if asparagus is done to your liking. If not, close up the air fryer and cook for another couple of minutes.
  • If asparagus is done, use tongs to remove it from the air fryer basket and lay it out on a serving platter or plate.

Notes

  • You can also try seasonings of your choice
  • Can omit olive oil, but it does add flavor to the asparagus
  • Pierce asparagus with fork to check tenderness before removing from the air fryer
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Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 28kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 0.3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 292mg | Potassium: 121mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 429IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 15mg | Iron: 1mg
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