Air Fryer Radishes

AIR FRYER RADISHES

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Have you tried air fryer radishes? If not, you’re in for a tasty surprise! These crispy and flavorful gems offer a fantastic low-carb alternative to roasted potatoes. These diced radishes are tossed with garlic, Italian herbs, and a touch of olive oil. The air fryer makes the radishes crispy on the outside and tender on the inside. It is quick and easy to roast radishes in the air fryer, and they make the perfect healthy side dish!

Why You Will Love Air Fryer Radishes

  • The air fryer makes the diced radishes crispy on the outside.
  • These air fryer radishes are incredibly flavorful.
  • We seasoned them with fresh crushed garlic and Italian herbs.
  • This recipe is gluten-free, vegan, vegetarian, and keto-friendly.
  • They are an excellent low-carb side dish or snack.
  • They are easy to make, and you only need five simple ingredients.

What Are Air Fryer Radishes?

Air fryer radishes are a delicious and easy side dish that involves cooking diced and seasoned radishes in the air fryer. Radishes are a wonderful root vegetable that turns out crispy and flavorful when cooked in the air fryer. We added fresh crushed garlic and Italian herbs for even more flavor!

Ingredients Needed For Air Fryer Radishes

Ingredients for air fryer radishes
  • Radishes: Use one pound of fresh radishes in this recipe, about three bunches. Cut the radishes into quarters so they get crispy in the air fryer.
  • Olive Oil: Toss the chopped radishes in olive oil before roasting them in the air fryer.
  • Garlic: Crush one to two cloves of fresh garlic to add flavor.
  • Italian Herbs: Season the radishes with Italian herbs to add more flavor.
  • Salt: Season the chopped radishes with salt. Don’t add pepper, as they already have a peppery taste.

What Radishes To Use

We used red radishes in this recipe. Use fresh radishes in this recipe, wash and dry them, and cut them into quarters. If you have daikon radishes, you can use them instead. You can chop daikon radishes into smaller pieces for a crispier texture or air fry them whole. Also, you can use other types of radishes such as white, watermelon, or pink radishes.

How To Make Air Fryer Radishes

Step 1: Preheat your air fryer to 375°F (190°C).

Step 2: Remove the greens from the radishes. Then, wash and dry them. After that, cut both ends off and cut each radish into quarters.

How to cut a radish

Step 3: Add the cut radishes to a large bowl. Then, add the olive oil, crushed garlic cloves, Italian herbs, and salt to the bowl.

Chopped radishes in a bowl

Step 4: Thoroughly mix to season the radishes evenly.

Seasoned air fryer radishes

Step 5: Add the seasoned diced radishes to the air fryer basket. Arrange them in a single layer.

Radishes in the air fryer

Step 6: Air fry the radishes and shake the basket halfway.

Air fried radishes

How Long To Air Fry Radishes

Cook chopped radishes at 375°F (190°C) for 15-18 minutes. Once done, they should be golden brown and crispy on the outside and soft and tender on the inside. Shake them halfway through so they cook evenly in the air fryer.

What To Serve With Air Fried Radishes

Here are some of our favorite ways to serve these air fryer radishes:

  • As A Side: They are delicious on their own and make a delicious side dish. Add them to a serving dish or platter.
  • Add Fresh Herbs: You can serve them as is or sprinkle them with fresh herbs such as chopped basil or chopped flat-leaf parsley.
  • Grated Cheese: Toss the air-fried radishes in freshly grated parmesan cheese for even more flavor.
  • Dipping Sauce: Air-fried radishes are delicious with ketchup, ranch, buffalo ranch sauce, spicy mayonnaise, or your favorite dipping sauce.
  • Protein: Serve them alongside cooked protein such as our chicken burgers or turkey burgers.
  • Bowls: Add these air-fried radishes to a breakfast burrito bowl for a lighter option instead of or in addition to potatoes.
  • Salads: You can add some air-fried radishes to salads.

Expert Tips For Making Air Fryer Radishes

  • Arrange In A Single Layer: Arrange the chopped radishes in the air fryer basket in a single layer. Don’t overcrowd the basket, and ensure there is enough room for the hot air to circulate in the air fryer.
  • Cut Into Quarters: Cut both ends off of the radishes, and then cut each one into quarters. Cut them as evenly as possible so they cook at the same rate. Also, cut each radish into quarters or small pieces so they become crispy.
  • Preheat Your Air Fryer: Preheat the air fryer to 375°F while you chop and season the radishes so it is ready to go. Having it already preheated helps ensure more even cooking and crispiness.
  • Season: Thoroughly mix the ingredients to season all of the chopped radishes. We love adding fresh garlic because it adds even more flavor than garlic powder. It is important to season the radishes well for the most flavorful results.
  • Shake: Don’t forget to shake the air fryer basket halfway through while the radishes cook. It helps them cook evenly on all sides.
  • Check If Done: Check on the radishes to make sure they don’t burn or overcook. They are done when they are cooked through and golden brown on the outside. Keep an eye on them towards the end because the exact time depends on the size of the chopped radishes.
  • Enjoy Immediately: Air fryer radishes are best enjoyed when served immediately after air frying them. They taste the best when they are warm and crispy.

Storage and Reheating Instructions

To Store: You probably won’t have many leftovers, but if you do, or if you double this recipe, you can store them in an airtight container in the refrigerator for 1-2 days.

To Reheat: Reheat air fryer radishes in the air fryer for a few minutes or in the oven before enjoying.

Variations

  • Add Parmesan Cheese: Toss the chopped radishes in one tablespoon of freshly grated parmesan cheese before air frying or once done.
  • Italian Herbs Substitution: If you don’t have a blend of Italian herbs, use 1/8 teaspoon of oregano and 1/8 teaspoon of dried basil.
  • Heat: For some spice, add a bit of chili powder or some crushed red pepper flakes.
  • Garlic: We used fresh cloves of garlic to add the most flavor to these radishes. We recommend using fresh garlic in this recipe for the best flavor, but if you don’t have any, you can use 1/4 teaspoon of garlic powder.
  • Air Fry More Radishes: When the radishes cook, they become smaller in size. One pound of radishes serves about one to two. You can double or triple this recipe to make more air fryer radishes. However, cook the radishes in batches as needed so you don’t overcrowd the air fryer basket.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can You Air Fry Radishes?

Yes, you can air fry radishes! Radishes can be enjoyed raw or cooked. We love cooking them in the air fryer because they turn out crispy and flavorful from the seasonings. It is best to cut them into quarters before air frying to maximize flavor and crispiness.

What Do Air Fried Radishes Taste Like?

Air-fried radishes have a different taste and texture than raw radishes. Roasting them in the air fryer brings out a slight sweetness and makes their naturally peppery taste milder. Also, they become crispy, and the garlic and Italian herbs add flavor. They are a great low-carb alternative to potatoes.

Are Air Fryer Radishes Healthy?

Yes, these air fryer radishes are a healthy side dish or snack. Radishes themselves are a good source of Vitamin C. For this recipe, they are cooked in the air fryer rather than the deep fryer, and you only need one teaspoon of olive oil.

Do You Need To Remove The Skin From Radishes?

No, there is no need to remove the skin from radishes. Just wash and dry the radishes to clean them and remove any dirt.

How Long Do Air Fryer Radishes Last?

Air-fried radishes are best enjoyed after air frying them while they are warm and crispy. If you have any leftovers, store them in the refrigerator in an airtight container. They will last up to two days. Reheat them before serving again.

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AIR FRYER RADISHES

5.0 from 3 votes
Recipe by Shawna Course: SidesCuisine: AmericanDifficulty: Easy
Servings

2

servings
Prep time

10

minutes
Cooking time

15

minutes
Calories

62

kcal

These crispy and flavorful air fryer radishes are a fantastic low-carb alternative to roasted potatoes. They are a quick, easy, and delicious side dish!

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Ingredients

  • 1 pound of radishes, about 3 bunches

  • 1 teaspoon olive oil

  • 1-2 medium garlic cloves, crushed

  • 1/4 teaspoon Italian herbs

  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Directions

  • Preheat your air fryer to 375°F (190°C).
  • Remove the greens from the radishes. Then, wash and dry them. From there, cut both ends off and then cut each radish into quarters.
  • Add the cut radishes to a large bowl. Then, add the olive oil, crushed garlic cloves, Italian herbs, and salt to the bowl.
  • Thoroughly mix to evenly coat and season the radishes.
  • Add the seasoned diced radishes to the air fryer basket in a single layer.
  • Air fry the radishes at 375°F for 15-18 minutes. Shake the basket halfway to ensure even cooking. They are done when they are golden brown and crispy on the outside. Once done, carefully remove them from the air fryer and enjoy them warm.

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Notes

  • Serve these air fryer radishes on their own as a side dish or snack. They are also delicious with your favorite dipping sauce.
  • WW Points™: 1 point for the entire recipe; serves one to two
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Nutrition Facts

2 servings per container


  • Amount Per ServingCalories62
  • % Daily Value *
  • Total Fat 2.6g 4%
    • Saturated Fat 0.4g 0%
  • Cholesterol 0mg 0%
  • Sodium 382mg 16%
  • Potassium 556mg 16%
  • Total Carbohydrate 9g 3%
    • Dietary Fiber 3.9g 12%
    • Sugars 4.4g
  • Protein 1.8g 2%

    * The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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