Insanely delicious and perfectly flavored with Italian seasoning and vegetarian Worcestershire sauce, our air fryer mushrooms will become your new favorite side dish! We’re a little obsessed with these and whenever we cook mushrooms now, we have to do it this way. Everyone loves them and we always run out.
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Why you’ll love this easy air fryer recipe
Air frying mushrooms Is so easy, in just 25 minutes, you’ll have the best mushrooms you’ve ever tasted ready and on your table.
What ingredients do you need?
You’ll need all the ingredients shown in the photograph below.
What do I serve with air fried mushrooms?
We love snacking on easy air fryer mushrooms, and enjoy dipping them in our favorite dipping sauce.
Now, this may be a little bit unusual, but we also love mushrooms dipped in pesto, the cheesy, nutty flavor is fantastic with the mushrooms!
Are you craving a little more than a snack?
Make a big bed of mashed potatoes and put the mushrooms on top – they’re delicious!
Of course, air fryer mushrooms are also great as a side dish.
What are the best mushrooms to cook in an air fryer?
You’ll need fresh clean mushrooms
We use baby bella mushrooms (baby chestnut mushrooms).
But you could use regular button cremini mushrooms also.
Naturally, you can air fry most mushrooms, but the flavors and timings change.
Portobello mushrooms are lovely but need slightly longer in the air fryer.
What is the best air fryer to use?
There are so many different makes and models of air fryers around these days, and we can’t claim to have tried them all.
This is the air fryer that we use and love.
Our favorite air fryer is the Instant pot Vortex and we like this for its intuitive display, the filter stops lasting food smells, and you can see your food cooking through the glass panel and light function.
We love it because it cooks perfectly, is very quiet, and has a window so you can check on the food without having to open the air fryer.
Play with the flavors
We love our air fryer mushrooms, but with all of our recipes, we encourage you to experiment!
Once you’ve cooked the recipe, see what you would add to make it perfect for YOU.
You may want to add a little soy sauce.
Add a breadcrumb coating for crispy breaded mushrooms.
How do I store air fryer mushrooms?
Our air fried mushrooms will store for up to 3 days in an airtight container in the fridge.
Recipe notes and expert tips
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How to cook the best air fryer mushrooms with step by step instructions
Making our air fryer mushroom recipe is easy if you follow our simple instructions.
Preheat the air fryer to 400F/205C.
Cut your mushrooms in half and place them in a mixing bowl.
Add olive oil (or avocado oil), onion powder, garlic powder, vegetarian Worcestershire sauce, Italian seasoning, kosher salt and pepper.
Toss to combine and then place the mushrooms in your air fryer basket.
Air fry the mushrooms until they have started to crisp on the edges, approximately 10 – 15 minutes, shaking your air fryer basket to cook evenly, when prompted by your machine.
If you have a smaller air fryer you may have to cook the mushrooms in batches.
Remove from the air fryer basket, garnish with fresh chopped parsley and lemon wedges.
Serve immediately and enjoy!
We hope you enjoy making and eating our air fryer mushrooms and would love to hear how you got on with making them.
Please leave a comment below or feel free to ask any questions you may have.
Easy air fryer mushrooms recipe
- Preheat the air fryer to 400F/205C
- Cut your mushrooms in half and place them in a mixing bowl. Add olive oil, onion powder, garlic powder, Italian seasoning, vegetarian Worcestershire sauce, kosher salt, and pepper. Toss to combine and then place the mushrooms in your air fryer basket16 oz Baby bella mushrooms (chestnut), 3 tbsp Olive oil, ½ tsp Onion powder, ¼ tsp Garlic powder, 1 tbsp Vegetarian Worcestershire sauce, ½ tsp Italian seasoning, Kosher salt and black pepper
- Air fry the mushrooms until they have started to crisp on the edges, approximately 10 – 15 minutes, shaking your air fryer basket to cook evenly, when prompted by your machine. If you have a smaller air fryer you may have to cook the mushrooms in batches. Remove from the air fryer basket, and garnish with fresh chopped parsley and lemon wedges. Serve immediately and enjoy!Fresh parsley, Lemon wedge
Resist the temptation to put too many mushrooms in at once, the air needs to be able to circulate around the mushrooms Keep a watch
Different air fryers cook at different times, so keep a watch on your mushrooms, they may need more or less time Storage
Keep your mushrooms in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 3 days
Please note that nutrient values are estimates only. Variations can occur due to product availability and manner of food preparation. Nutrition may vary based on methods of origin, preparation, freshness of ingredients, and other factors.
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