Air fryer eggplant recipe that is simple, and straightforward. These air fryer eggplant fries are seasoned with simple spices and roasted to perfection. No breading required, it is tender, crisp, and delicious. Learn how to make it with this step-by-step guide.
Course: Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine: American, British
Keyword: Air fryer eggplant, air fryer eggplant fries, air fryer eggplant recipe
1LargeEggplant (also known as Aubergine)
¼teaspoonBlack Peppersubstitute with cayenne or chili flakes.
½teaspoonSaltor to taste
Preheat the air fryer to 180C/360FWash the eggplant and cut it into fries, cubes, wedges. Whatever shape you chose, cut into equal size so they cook evenly.
Add into a bowl, then add in the paprika, garlic, oregano, pepper, salt (or any seasoning you've chosen), and olive oil. Mix well so they are well coated in the seasoning.
Arrange the eggplant in the air fryer basket in a single layer.Air fry at a temperature of 180C/ 360F for 8 -10 minutes depending on the size you cut of eggplant.
Bring out the basket and shake halfway through cooking so that all sides are cooked evenly.
When done, bring out the eggplant fries and serve. It's best eaten warm. You can top with Garlic butter, Parmesan, cheese, or any topping of choice.
How To StoreIt is so easy to make and quick that you can make it fresh all the time however if you do have leftovers, rather than go to waste, Store it in the fridge for up to 3 days. Ensure it's cooled and put in an airtight container or ziptop bag before storing it in the refrigerator.You can store it in the freezer and repurpose it by using in stews, curries, soups. It can also be used in omelettes like this instant pot omelette.More Helpful and important tips in the main post.