37 Easy Keto Air Fryer Recipes That Will Keep You Satisfied and on Track

Just because you’re testing the ketogenic waters (aka the low-carb, high-fat, moderate-protein diet du jour) doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice flavor. Enter the air fryer, which whips up light and crispy foods with almost no added oil. Believe or not, you can indulge in everything from party appetizers to game day staples to indulgent main courses on this popular meal plan. Here are 37 keto air fryer recipes to get you started.

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Who knew a side dish could be so addictive? (It pairs well with just about everything.)

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We knew there was a reason we liked the keto diet, and that reason is soul food.

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Cauliflower can truly do anything. Pass the blue cheese dressing, please.

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We’ve never met a nugget we didn’t like love. Ketchup isn’t keto, but Buffalo sauce is fair game.

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They’re crispy and caramelized, just the way we like them. (Oh, and they’ll taste even better finished with crumbled bacon.)

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Almond flour breading is low-carb, gluten-free and downright delicious.

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This appetizer is equal parts spicy and creamy, so it’s destined for your next cocktail party (or any random weeknight).

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They check all the keto-friendly boxes. Have them with a salad or on a low-carb wrap.

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Two beloved veggies in one dish? Swoon. Feel free to substitute sweet potatoes with carrots or double down on the cauliflower if you want to minimize the carbs.

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Making them low-carb is as simple as swapping breadcrumbs for crushed pork rinds. Genius.

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We’d eat these bright, cheesy shrimp every day if we could, ideally on a bed of zoodles.

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Once you’ve had Parmesan breading, you’ll never go back to regular breadcrumbs. Trust.

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You need this Korean chili paste in your pantry like, yesterday.

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The marinade is made with brown monk fruit sweetener instead of real sugar to keep the carbs low.

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The breading calls for keto-friendly almond flour, Cajun seasoning and unsweetened shredded coconut.

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A big pot of cheese and chorizo for dinner? Don’t mind if we do.

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Feel free to use whatever white fish you have on hand, like cod or haddock.

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If you’re on the keto diet, nix the breadcrumbs (and pile on the cheese).

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This quick, easy dinner only requires 20 minutes of your time and a handful of pantry staples.

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If you’re not dunking them in creamy ranch dressing, you’re doing it wrong.

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They come together in the air fryer in minutes. But come summer, you should definitely grill the kebabs on the barbecue instead.

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We’re *always* in the mood for caramelized onions and melted cheese.

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So simple and sophisticated. Bookmark them now to cook for Valentine’s Day dinner in February.

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Almond and coconut flours keep the mozz sticks keto-friendly, while crushed pork rinds provide low-carb crunch.

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All you need is meat, butter and a stocked spice rack. In the words of Ina Garten, how easy is that?

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They’re stuffed with spinach dip. Need we say more?

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These 35-minute crowd-pleasers were made for your Super Bowl spread.

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Picture yourself chowing down on these alfresco with a keto cocktail (yup, they’re a thing) in hand.

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Garlic + rosemary + herbes de Provence = a foolproof spice rub.

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Sorry, what’d you say? We couldn’t hear you over all our crunching.

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That’s right—just dump in the whole damn bird and let the air fryer work its magic.

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Think you won’t be able to indulge on the keto diet? This ooey-gooey wheel of deliciousness begs to differ.

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Dinner will be on the table in 25 minutes flat *and* you’ll stay full all night, since each serving boasts 49 grams of protein. Feel free to spritz the chops with fresh lemon before serving.

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Paprika, salt, pepper and citrus juice are all it takes to make a killer fillet of fish, but you could totally spruce the salmon up with fresh herbs too.

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While bacon and cheese are allowed on keto, spuds unfortunately aren’t. But who needs potato chips when you have this vitamin-rich alternative that takes only four minutes to cook?

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Crisp on the outside, tender on the inside and a million times healthier than fried fish. Might we suggest making a sugar-free tartar sauce to go with it?

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All hail this fast food copycat recipe that substitutes those iconic syrupy buns with cheesy almond flour “bread.”

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