Air Fryer Zucchini

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This easy, healthy Air Fryer Zucchini squash recipe is packed with flavor for the perfect side dish, appetizer or snack. Naturally vegan, keto and gluten-free.

a white ceramic bowl filled with air fryer zucchini slices
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Zucchini (courgette) is flavorful and delicious on its own, but throw in a few spices and the delightful texture that an air fryer brings and you are in for a treat! Making zucchini in the air fryer could not be easier and it makes a great snack or side dish to accompany your favorite savory dishes. Enjoy!

📋 Features

  • Quick and easy to make.
  • Crisp and flavorful.
  • Healthy and nutrient-dense.
  • Makes a great appetizer, snack or side dish.
  • Great on its own or alongside your favorite condiments.
  • Naturally vegan, dairy-free, gluten-free, soy-free, nut-free, low-carb and keto friendly.
a white bowl of air fried zucchini resting on a wooden table next to a fresh green zucchini

🔪 How-to Make Air Fryer Zucchini

hands holding a bowl of crispy air fryer zucchini

Step 1: Slice zucchini and place into a mixing bowl.

Step 2: Drizzle with oil and spices. Toss to coat.

Step 3: Air fry.

Step 4: Enjoy!


Can I omit the oil in this recipe?

Yes, completely!

How do I served air fried zucchini?

Serve this dish as is for a healthy snack, alongside your favorite dipping sauces for a flavorful appetizer or as a great side dish alongside your favorite savory meals.

How do I store and reheat this dish?

Air fryer zucchini keeps well stored in an air-tight container in the refrigerator for up to 5 days. To reheat, place the zucchini into your air fryer and air fry at 350F for 5 minutes or reheat in a 350F oven until warmed throughout (about 10 minutes).

a close up shot of white bowl filled with zucchini slices cooked in the air fryer

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crispy air fried zucchini slices sprinkled with spices in a white ceramic bowl

Easy + Crispy Air Fryer Zucchini Recipe

This easy, healthy Air Fryer Zucchini squash recipe is packed with flavor for the perfect side dish, appetizer or snack. Naturally vegan, keto and gluten-free.
4.77 from 60 votes
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Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Air Fryer
Diet: Gluten Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Author: Kristen Wood


  • 5 medium zucchini sliced
  • 2 tablespoons avocado or olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt or pink salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder


  • In a large mixing bowl combine sliced zucchini, oil, Italian seasoning, garlic powder, salt and onion powder. Toss to coat.
  • (Preheat your air fryer if recommend by your model.) Place the zucchini into your air fryer basket and air fry at 400°F for 20-25 minutes (giving the basket a toss every 10 minutes or so), or until the zucchini is tender and beginning to brown and crisp.
  • Serve right away and enjoy!


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Serving: 1bowl | Calories: 107kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Sodium: 311mg | Potassium: 652mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 499IU | Vitamin C: 44mg | Calcium: 48mg | Iron: 1mg

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  1. 5 stars
    This was such a quick and easy side dish! Does not disappoint! Even my picky eaters gobbled this up!

  2. I love zucchini fries but never tried making them in the airfryer – so I cannot wait to give your recipe a go this weekend!

  3. 5 stars
    I can’t get enough of these now that the weather is warm. Doing them in the air fryer is so simple and easy to clean up.

  4. 5 stars
    Enjoyed this with dinner last night and it turned out great! Perfectly crisp and delicious; easily, a new favorite dish for my air fryer!

  5. 5 stars
    I love how easy and delicious it is to prepare zucchini with my air-fryer. It’s just 5 minutes work, and the rest is waiting for the air-fryer to do its thing.

  6. 5 stars
    This is such a perfect recipe! Quick, easy and delicious! My new favorite way to prepare zucchini!

  7. 5 stars
    Love zucchini, especially during the summer months. This recipe was quick and simple, and ever so delicious.

  8. 5 stars
    Beautiful side dish! We drizzled them with some harissa oil and absolutely loved it! Great tips on getting them cooked perfectly in an air-fryer!

  9. 5 stars
    This is such a lovely way to prepare zucchini. And they are starting to show up more frequently as we are heading for the summer.

  10. 5 stars
    I’m always looking for ways to easily incorporate more veggies, this recipe is fantastic!

  11. 5 stars
    This is my kind of snack. They are tasty and a great healthy alternative! Plus, they cook up nice and crispy in the air fryer!

  12. 5 stars
    Always looking for new recipe for the air fryer and loved the flavour and texture of this zucchini!

  13. 5 stars
    Another great recipe for my air fryer! Served this with dinner last night and even my picky eaters gobbled this up!

  14. 5 stars
    Just got a new air fryer for Christmas and I’m so excited to try this recipe. I love this find!

  15. 5 stars
    Loved this zucchini in the air fryer! The seasonings were all so delicious with this recipe and I’ll be making this again tomorrow night! 🙂 can’t wait!

  16. 5 stars
    This zucchini turned out so great in the air fryer! It was perfectly cooked and so simple to make — such a perfect side dish for busy weeknights.