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Air Fryer Onions

The easiest way to get crispy golden onions, perfect for topping an assortment of dishes!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 38kcal


  • Air Fryer


  • 4-5 onions cut in half then thinly sliced
  • cooking oil or olive oil spray


  • Preheat the air fryer to 265F (130 C) for 5 minutes.
  • Lightly spray air fryer basket with oil, then add the sliced onions to the basket and spray them gently with oil and toss to coat evenly.
  • Cook in the air fryer for 25-30 minutes total, setting a timer for every 5 minutes to shake the basket and toss the onions around. Once golden brown and crispy, onions are ready.
  • Allow fried onions to cool completely before storing in an air tight jar in the fridge for up to one month.



You can use red, white or yellow onions and even shallots instead of onions.


Calories: 38kcal