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Air-Fryer Avocado Fries

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Cook: 10 min./batch

Makes

28 servings

Avocados just got even more exciting! These juicy, flavorful, easy and healthy air-fryer avocado fries are for those who are huge fans of avocado. They even go well on tacos! —Julie Peterson, Crofton, Maryland
Air-Fryer Avocado Fries Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • 1/4 cup cornmeal
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground chipotle pepper
  • 2 medium avocados, peeled and sliced
  • Cooking spray
  • Optional: lime wedges, salsa, pico de gallo or spicy ranch dressing

Directions

  1. Preheat air fryer to 400°. Place egg in a shallow bowl. In another shallow bowl, mix cornmeal, salt, garlic powder and chipotle pepper. Dip avocado slices in egg, then into cornmeal mixture, gently patting to help adhere.
  2. In batches, place avocado slices in a single layer on greased tray in air-fryer basket; spritz with cooking spray. Cook until golden brown, 4 minutes. Turn; spritz with cooking spray. Cook until golden brown, 3-4 minutes longer. If desired, serve avocado slices with lime wedges, salsa, pico del gallo or ranch dressing.
Air-Fryer Avocado Fries Tips

How ripe should avocados be when making air-fryer avocado fries?

These air-fryer avocado fries are a great way to use avocados that aren’t quite ripe enough for guacamole yet. You want them to be able to hold up enough to be cut, breaded and fried, so stick with ones that are still slightly firm.

How can you make air-fryer avocado fries your own?

This recipe is seasoned with garlic powder and chipotle pepper, but you can swap those spices out for ones you love. Try sprinkling in some homemade taco seasoning instead or use seasoned breadcrumbs instead of cornmeal. If you like extra crunch, swap the cornmeal for panko breadcrumbs.

How can you serve air-fryer avocado fries?

These fries are a great appetizer, as well as a fun and delicious side dish. Try making our fry sauce as the perfect dipper!

Maggie Knoebel, Taste of Home Associate Recipe Editor/Test Cook

Nutrition Facts

1 piece: 22 calories, 2g fat (0 saturated fat), 5mg cholesterol, 25mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 0 protein.

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