This frozen broccoli in air fryer recipe is quick and ready in less than 15 minutes. Air fryer frozen broccoli is healthy, and comes out tender, crisp, and delicious. Serve with foods like chicken leg quarters, steak, potatoes, and more. Let me show you how to cook it.
Air Fryer Frozen Broccoli Recipe
This frozen broccoli in air fryer recipe is simple and easy. With this air fryer frozen broccoli recipe, what you need is the broccoli florets with the option of seasoning, and the AF to cook it.
Air fryer broccoli frozen and cooked without thawing is quick, saving you time in the kitchen.
Broccoli is healthy, low in calorie, delicious, and makes a good vegetable side dish.
Let me show you how to air fry frozen broccoli.
The detailed ingredients list, measurements, and directions are in the printable recipe card at the bottom of this post.
Black pepper (Optional)
Garlic powder (Optional)
How To Cook Frozen Broccoli in Air Fryer
Here’s a step by step instructions on how to cook it:
Set the temperature of the air fryer to 400F/200C. Pour the frozen broccoli into the A fryer basket- Do not overcrowd.
Sprinkle the seasoning on top and spray with olive oil.
Air fry broccoli frozen for 10-12 minutes or until it's tender and crisp. Shake the basket at 5 minutes into the cooking time.
Bring out the broccoli, serve, and enjoy.
How Long To Cook Frozen Broccoli In Air Fryer
How long to cook frozen broccoli in air fryer is between 8-12 minutes. This however depends on factors such as the size of the air fryer, the brand, wattage, etc.
Also, the size of the frozen broccoli florets is a factor as big florets will take longer to cook than small ones.
Check on the broccoli from 8 minutes then adjust the cooking time accordingly.
What To Serve With
They are healthy, low calorie, and makes the perfect vegetable side dish. Here are a few suggestions of what to serve with broccoli:
How To Store
Let the broccoli cool down completely before storing. Put them in a freezer container with an airtight lid and store in the fridge for up to 3 days. You can store it in the freezer for up to 3 months.
To Reheat it in the air fryer: Preheat the air fryer to 400F/200C. Place the frozen broccoli into the basket and cook for 10 minutes. Sprinkle your seasonings, shake, and serve.
In the microwave- Place in a microwavable plate and heat for 2minutes at intervals till heated as desired.
You can also reheat them in the oven by placing the broccoli on a baking pan and roast at a temperature of 200C for 5 minutes or till heated through.
Once reheated don't refreeze.
- Cook it from frozen without thawing.
- You can season with vegetable seasoning or any of your favorite seasoning.
- Don't overcrowd the air fryer basket. Cook in batches if need be.
Frequently Asked Questions
Can I put frozen broccoli in the air fryer?
Yes. Use this recipe and you will get perfectly cooked vegetables.
How long does it take in an air fryer?
It takes between 8-12 minutes to cook it in the air fryer.
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Air Fryer Frozen Broccoli
- Air Fryer
- 1 lb (500g) Frozen broccoli
- ½ teaspoon Black pepper
- 1 teaspoon Garlic powder
- Salt to taste
- Olive oil spray
- Set temperature of the air fryer to 400F/200C.
- Pour the frozen broccoli into the air fryer basket- Do not overcrowd.
- Sprinkle the seasoning on top of the broccoli and spray with olive oil.
- Air fry broccoli frozen for 10-12 minutes or until it's tender and crisp. Shake the basket 5 minutes into the cooking time.
- Bring out the broccoli, serve, and enjoy.