Discover a delectable dish that is incredibly simple to prepare: Air Fryer Green Beans. They are quick and easy to make and can be enjoyed as a side dish or a quick snack!
These vibrant green beans are seasoned to perfection and cooked to crispy perfection in the
Why you will love this recipe?
- Roasted green beans are easy to make. This recipe only requires a few simple ingredients and a few minutes of cooking time.
- It is versatile. These crispy green beans can be served as a perfect side dish for a variety of main courses, such as chicken, fish, beef, or pork. They can also be eaten on their own as a quick snack.
Green beans: Use French green beans that are fresh and uniform in size for even cooking.
Garlic: I am using lots of garlic to add a nice garlicky flavor to the dish. You can adjust the quantity as per your preference.
Sauces: I am using soy sauce and rice vinegar.
See the recipe card for full information on ingredients and quantities.
Lemon herb: Sprinkle fresh lemon zest and fresh herbs like parsley or dill over the cooked beans. Or drizzle fresh lemon juice and serve with lemon wedges.
Balsamic glazed: Drizzle the cooked green beans with a balsamic reduction or glaze for a sweet and tangy flavor.
Curry powder: Use curry powder and a dash of coconut milk for a creamy and aromatic variation.
Step 1: Combine olive oil, sliced garlic, soy sauce, rice vinegar, salt, and pepper in a medium bowl, mixing well (image 1).
Step 2: Rinse the green beans and pat dry them using a paper towel or kitchen towel. Trim the edges and place them in a large bowl. Add the prepared seasoning and mix well, making sure the green beans are well coated (images 2 and 3).
Step 3: Transfer the green beans to the
Step 4: Air fry at 360 F (180 C) for 7-8 minutes, shaking the basket once halfway through. Transfer to a serving plate and top with sesame seeds and red pepper flakes just before serving.
Use fresh, firm, vibrant green beans, and free from blemishes for the best flavor and texture. After cleaning them, make sure the green beans are thoroughly dried before seasoning and air frying. Excess moisture can affect the crispiness of the beans.
Keep an eye on the green beans as they cook. Cooking times can vary depending on your
You can use frozen green beans instead of fresh ones for
Serving Suggestion for
air fryer green beans
As a side dish: Serve roasted green beans alongside the main dish, such as grilled chicken, tandoori turkey, or chicken Balmoral. It also pairs well with seafood dishes like this baked beer batter fish or this seafood salad.
Appetizers or snacks: Serve
When selecting green beans, look for beans that are bright green, firm, and free from blemishes or wrinkles. They should snap easily when bent, indicating freshness. Avoid beans that are limp or have brown spots. Additionally, choose beans that are uniform in size for even cooking.
To store leftover green beans, allow them to cool to room temperature, then transfer them to an airtight container or a resealable plastic bag. Place them in the refrigerator, and they should stay fresh for up to 4-5 days. To reheat, simply warm them in the air fryer for a few minutes until they regain their crispiness.
Yes, you can use frozen green beans instead of fresh ones for air fryer green beans. However, keep in mind that frozen green beans might release more moisture during cooking. So, pat them dry well with a paper towel before seasoning. Also, adjust the cooking time slightly as needed, typically by adding a few extra minutes to ensure they become crispy.
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Air Fryer Green Beans
- In a small mixing bowl, combine together olive oil, sliced garlic, soy sauce, rice vinegar, salt, and black pepper. Give it a good mix.
- Rinse the green beans and pat dry them using a paper towel or kitchen towel. Trim the edges and place them in a large mixing bowl.
- Add the prepared seasoning and mix well, making sure the green beans are well coated.
- Transfer the green beans to the air fryer basket and spread them evenly in a single layer.
- Air fry at 360 F (180 C) for 7-8 minutes. Shake the air fryer basket once midway.
- Transfer to a serving plate. Sprinkle toasted sesame seeds and chili flakes. Serve immediately.