18 delicious, low-carb air fryer recipes

I’m always on the hunt for easy, low carb recipe ideas. So I put together 18 yummy, low carb air fryer recipes for y’all!

There’s no doubt that we all like to change it up in the kitchen, and this list is easy to pin, and pull up when you need some dinner inspiration.

These recipes range from appetizers to breakfast, lunches dinners and more. All of them can be made in your air fryer, and they’re all at least low carb friendly.

Low Carb Air Fryer Recipes

Enjoy these low carb air fryer recipes and be sure to save this to pin fo later!


Air Fryer Whole Chicken 

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This air fryer recipe boasts a crispy skin outside and juicy inside. Bintu says "making a whole chicken in the air fryer is great for meal planning for the week, especially for everyone’s lunch."

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Air Fryer Crispy Bacon

Photo Credit: berrymaple.com

I love this no-mess way of making bacon. Sticking it in the air-fryer and letting it cook to crispy, crunchy, goodness is one of the best air fryer recipes I've found. It's really genius!

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Air Fryer Salt and Pepper Crispy Pork Belly Crack

Photo Credit: ketogenicwoman.com

I loved this recipe too! A nice savory pork belly from Ketogenic Woman is a great low-carb, keto-friendly snack. If you've ever had crispy pork belly, you know what a rich treat this can be.

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Delicious and Easy Air Fryer Roasted Vegetables Recipe

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This has to be one of my favorite air fryer recipes! We often think of cooking meats and larger meals in our air fryer, but roasting veggies is a great way to utilize the appliance.

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Crispy​ Garlic Keto Croutons Air Fryer

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Air fryers are great for roasting, but I bet you didn't know you could make low carb croutons in them too!

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Air Fryer Pork Chops 

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This is one recipe I really can't wait to try! These air fryer pork chops look juicy, tender and crisp, and the video had me drooling!

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Yummy Air Fryer Cinnamon Apples Recipe

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Cinnamon apples are a fun, healthy dessert that is pretty classic. Making it without the crust keeps it low carb, while you still get those tasty fall flavors.

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Bacon-Wrapped Chicken Tenders

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Chicken and bacon never fail to go together perfectly. Check out Confessions of a Fit Foodie's take on making them as chicken tenders in an air fryer.

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Easy Air Fryer Pork Chops

Photo Credit: www.noshtastic.com

I loved this air fryer recipe as well. The pork chops are well, seasoned, and so juicy!

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Perfect Air Fryer Salmon Fillets 

Photo Credit: berrymaple.com

Are you a salmon lover? Here's an easy way to make the recipe from fresh or frozen salmon.

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Best Air Fryer Steak!

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Want to try a different take on steak? Try cooking it in your air fryer!

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Air Fryer Fried Cabbage

Photo Credit: www.thefoodhussy.com

Another great side veggie recipe that's easily done in the air fryer.

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Air Fryer Bacon Wrapped Jalapeño Poppers

Photo Credit: ketocookingchristian.com

Jalapeno poppers are such a fun appetizer. Here's how you can make them quick and easy in the air fryer!

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Air Fryer Zucchini Fries

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Crispy fries AND low carb? Here's a delicious recipe to try!

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Air Fryer Instant Pot Vortex Pork Tenderloin

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Pork tenderloin is one of the most tender pieces of pork you can eat. This flavorful recipe will have you reaching for seconds.

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Extra Crispy Air Fryer Chicken Wings

Chicken wings are also so great to cook, but they're best when they're crispy. Here's my recipe for berbere chicken wings!

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Bolognese Zucchini Boats In The Air Fryer

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Zucchini boats are a delicious way to enjoy some ground beef. Check out this recipe for making it happen in the air fryer.

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Fried Shrimp (low carb, keto-friendly)

This low carb air fryer shrimp uses an interesting ingredient for the breading. It's delicious and only takes a few minutes to make!

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18 air fryer recipes for keto or low carb diets.
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