Ever since I discovered the Air Fryer my whole life has changed! And when it came time to try some keto recipes I was pleasantly surprised how well my AF cooked them up! My chicken is crispy and juicy, my fish is flaky and tender, and my desserts are out of this world! It was definitely worth every penny and I’ve gotten more than it’s money worth out of it! If you’re ready to try some keto air fryer recipes, boy do we have the most epic list for you! 

This list starts off strong with a few low carb chicken recipes like Chicken Cordon Bleu, Buffalo, and more! Moving on we also have side dishes like crispy bacon and fried green tomatoes! Next up you’ll find some seafood keto air fryer recipes like salmon, tilapia, and mahi mahi. Last but not least what would a list like this be without some fabulous DESSERTS?! Check out the cheesecake, brownies, cookies, and more- all air fried to perfection in the comfort of your own home! 

1. Keto Chicken Cordon Bleu

Keto air fryer recipes like this Chicken Cordon Bleu are just what you need for low carb dieting. The chicken is cheesy on the inside, crispy on the outside, and topped with a creamy sauce that you’ll love. Pro Tip: pound the meat and season it a day ahead of time to really infuse flavor and moisture. 

2. Air Fryer Ranch Chicken Breast

This air fryer ranch chicken breast only requires 5 simple ingredients! This easy keto meal has juicy and tender chicken that’s topped with a creamy cheesy sauce. The best part is that it is ready in 20 minutes with only 0.6g net carbs per serving! You’ll never get tired of low carb dieting with this recipe ready to go. Plus the whole family can join in and they won’t be disappointed. 

3. Keto Chicken Nuggets with Buffalo Sauce

Looking for Keto air fryer recipes packed with protein and a little bit spicy? Enter boneless buffalo chicken tenders! These boneless bites are just what you need for your low carb journey. The key to perfect flavor is the coating and seasoning. You will need Almond Flour, chicken breasts, parmesan cheese (I used Kraft dried), and a few other items.

4. Keto Air Fryer Mozzarella Sticks

Keto Air Fryer Mozzarella Sticks should be added to your weekly menu schedule! Key ingredients include mozzarella string cheese sticks with low moisture and part skim. Also 2 beaten eggs, Parmesan, almond flour, non stick cooking spray, and your handy dandy air fryer. 

5. Air Fryer Keto Bacon

Keto air fryer recipes that are super simple with literally 1 ingredient like bacon are great to have on hand when you’re on a low carb diet. Bacon in the Air Fryer is perfectly crispy and mouthwatering. The best part is that it’s ready in less than 10 minutes. Plus the use of the air fryer means no smoke filled kitchen or grease splatters. All the grease gathers right inside the basket, which is the deciding factor for me! I hate cleaning up bacon grease! 

6. Keto Fried Green Tomatoes

Have you ever had fried green tomatoes? If you’re from the south I’m sure you have. If you haven’t, now is the time to try because we found an amazing low-carb twist on this Southern classic! They’re quick and easy, crispy, flavorful, and fun to snack on. Pro tips: slice the tomatoes between ¼-inch and ½-inch thick, wait for a golden crust to form before flipping them over, and never skip spraying the breaded tomatoes with cooking spray because it is necessary to hold the breading. 

7. The Best Air Fryer Keto Rolls Recipe

This is the Best Air Fryer Keto Rolls Recipe! You don’t have to deprive yourself of rolls just because you’re on a keto diet! These rolls are ready in the blink of an eye, delicious, light, fluffy, and excellent for meal prep. For best results use superfine blanched almond flour. All in all you will need an Air Fryer, Ninja Foodi, or Instant Pot with Broiler lid, Parchment paper, Superfine Almond Flour, Basting brush, and a Silicone stirring spoon. 

8. Air Fryer Fried Pickles Recipe (Keto, Paleo, Whole 30)

Keto air fryer recipes like fried pickles will really get you through your low carb diet! How do you make keto breading for pickles and other things? It’s super simple-  just use crushed pork rinds! Ingredients include dill pickle slices (or “pickle chips”), coconut flour, egg, pork panko: ground-up pork rinds, garlic powder, paprika, and salt & pepper.

9. Crispy AF Onion Rings 

Curb those carb cravings with crispy keto air fryer onion rings! The secret key to making delicious low carb onion rings is the batter. Just follow these steps and you’ll have winning results! The key to making onion rings low carb is the batter. We’ll make these keto onion rings with pork rinds and almond flour combined. You will need 3 easy layers for the perfect crispy coating: coconut flour and sea salt is needed for the dredging process. In order to get the breading to stick to the onion in the first place you need beaten eggs! Last but not least you will need pork rinds, almond flour, paprika and garlic powder 

10. Low Carb Turnip Fries 

Don’t deprive yourself of your favorite carby recipes like fries! You just need to know what to replace it with! These air fryer turnip fries will remind you of the real thing! They’re perfectly spiced and have crispy caramelized edges that will have you jumping for joy! All you need are 3 turnips, Olive oil, avocado oil or coconut oil, Paprika, Black pepper, Salt, and Garlic powder. 

11. 3 Ingredient Air Fryer Sausage Balls

You will adore these 3 Ingredient Air Fryer Sausage Balls! What are the three ingredients? Simple: pork sausage, cheddar cheese and almond flour. Air fry them for less than 20 minutes and serve them a la cart, in a salad, with zucchini noodles, or with low carb bread. The author recommends using Jimmy Dean Natural breakfast sausage for optimal results. 

12. Air Fryer Stuffed Peppers

If you’re looking for Keto air fryer recipes with vegetables try these stuffed peppers. The peppers add a slightly sweet flavor and they’re ready in 15 minutes. It’s quick and tasty too and very low in carbs. It’s best to cook the meat ahead of time and drain any excess oil so your peppers are grease free. In the meat add some diced tomatoes, shallot, and marinara sauce!


13. Keto Steak Bites 

These simple Air Fryer Steak Bites are super yummy. If you love tender steak with crispy edges this is the recipe for you. They’re the perfect appetizer or main meal served with steam vegetables. With 5 minutes of prep time, 10 minutes of cook time, and 3 hearty potions you will love the results. Use sirloin, new york strip, or ribeye beef for best results! 

14. Air Fryer Mahi Mahi

Seafood is my favorite meat to eat on a keto diet! Especially this Air Fryer Mahi Mahi recipe that’s cooked up in 10 minutes. The fish turns out perfectly flaky every time! By circulating heat around the fish it cooks up amazingly without burning. Mahi Mahi is a fantastic weeknight meal or meal prep dish. Nothing fancy is needed and cleaning up is a breeze. 

15. Keto AF Salmon

If fish sounds good but mahi mahi isn’t your thing, try this air fryer salmon recipe! The salmon is so tender and moist with a spiced Dijon mustard topping. If you’re making a large batch make sure to cook them only 2 filets at a time for best results. As for spices fry salt, pepper, paprika and garlic powder- yum! 

16. Air Fryer Tilapia (No Breading)

Do you enjoy Keto air fryer recipes using Tilapia? The flaky white fish has no breading and a lot of flavor. It’s low carb, nutritious, and ready in 10 minutes. So if you’re looking for a healthy dish the whole family can enjoy try this tilapia with a side salad or vegetables! You can make it mild or spicy depending on the spices you choose! 

17. Easy Keto  AF Shrimp Recipe

What you need to make easy keto AF shrimp: peeled and deveined shrimp, olive oil, paprika, Italian seasoning, salt, and pepper! The shrimp is easy to make too, start by rinsing it with cold water before patting it dry with paper towels. Then toss the shrimp with the oil and spices. Preheat your air fryer to 400 degrees before placing single layers of shrimp in the basket. Cook them for 7-8 minutes, that’s all! 

18. Keto Candied Pecans

When I’m on a low carb diet it helps me to have a little snack available in between meals and late at night. Enter these candied pecans! You will need egg whites, sugar free brown sugar sweetener, sugar free granulated sweetener, cinnamon, salt, and pecans. Once you mix and coat the nuts you’ll air fry them at 300 degrees for 15 minutes. For best results stir them every 5 minutes. 

19. Air Fryer Brownie (keto + gluten free)

Looking for chocolate gluten free Keto air fryer recipes? Look no further because these delicious brownies are here! They’re ready in 10 minutes and contain only 5 net carbs. You will need butter (salt or unsalted is fine), almond flour, monkfruit or Swerve, golden or white, cocoa powder, egg whites, baking powder, vanilla, and sugar free chocolate chips. 

20. Easiest Keto Chocolate Chip Cheesecake

I love cheesecake, it’s my favorite dessert ever. That’s why anytime I’m on keto I always make low carb cheesecakes. This one with chocolate chips cooks up perfectly creamy and soft in your air fryer. With only 5 ingredients it’s super quick and simple. The best part is that it contains only 2.8g net carbs!

21. Brownie Batter Keto Air Fryer Cheesecake

If chocolate chips aren’t your thing try this Brownie Batter Keto Air Fryer Cheesecake! This creamy rich treat has only 2.8g net carbs per slice! The author recommends using Lakanto sweetener and chocolate chips as well as a powdered sugar sweetener instead of granulated. For best results use a 7-9 inch springform pan. 

22. Air Fryer Keto Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chocolate Chip cookies are a classic favorite and this keto version is no exception. They are golden brown, tender, chewy, and gooey. The air fryer will toast the edges to perfection while melting the chocolate chips. With 75 calories and 2.5g of net carbs you will be in heaven. Have them as a day time snack or late night craving! 

23. Low Carb Lemon Blueberry Muffins

Looking for Keto air fryer recipes for breakfast? Try these Low Carb Lemon Blueberry Muffins! They are lemony with bursts of blueberry and a delightful golden-brown sugar free streusel. You won’t believe these diabetic friendly treats only have 3g net carbs per muffin. You will need fresh blueberries, freshly squeezed lemon juice,lemon zest, almond flour, butter, and Erythritol.

24. Easy AF Churros 

Churros are so delicious, have you ever tried them? They’re common at fairs, carnivals, and theme parks. This Mexican dessert is simple yet mouthwatering! Now you can make them keto in the comfort of your own home! They’re buttery, soft, crispy, and coated in melted butter with cinnamon and Lakanto Golden Monkfruit Sweetener! These are so good you’ll be amazed to learn they are sugar-free, gluten-free, and keto-friendly.

25. Keto Mini Donuts

Keto air fryer recipes for dessert are easier than you think! For example try these mini donuts with dairy-free  egg-free, gluten-free, healthy, keto, low-carb ingredients only. The cinnamon sugar coating is absolutely delicious! You will need apple cider vinegar, active dry yeast, coconut flour, almond flour, whole psyllium husk, erythritol, salt, vanilla extract, baking powder, melted coconut oil, and lukewarm water. 

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