Garlic Butter Air Fryer Mushrooms

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Air Fryer mushrooms need just a few ingredients and take very little effort!

Mushrooms are seasoned and tossed with a bit of oil. Cook until tender and then toss with garlic butter. So simple.

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Enjoy these as a side or even as a snack dipped into homemade ranch dressing! They also make a great topper for grilled steak or on burgers!

Air Fryer Mushrooms

Fried mushrooms are a go-to for us! This recipe takes those same ingredients and uses the air fryer for an effortless side dish!

Ingredients

MUSHROOMS This recipe works perfectly with white, button, baby bellas, crimini, and Portobello mushrooms.

SEASONINGS We coated ours with olive oil and soy sauce which adds both salt and color.

Garlic can burn at high temperatures so in this recipe, the garlic butter and parsley are added just before serving!

Garlic Butter Air Fryer Mushrooms in the air fryer before cooking

How to Fry Mushrooms in the Air Fryer

  1. Whisk olive oil & soy sauce together and toss with mushrooms (per recipe below).
  2. Place mushrooms in the fryer basket for about 6 to 8 minutes, shake the basket after 4 minutes.
  3. Remove mushrooms, toss with garlic butter & garnish with parsley. Serve warm.

I almost always have a batch of homemade garlic butter on hand. You can use store-bought or simply mix a bit of salted butter with a small clove of garlic, a dash of lemon juice, and some fresh parsley.

cooked Garlic Butter Air Fryer Mushrooms in the air fryer

Tips

  • Start with clean mushrooms. Avoid soaking them or washing them too much. A quick rinse in a colander, gently brush off any dirt and pat them dry.
  • Don’t toss with the soy sauce until just before cooking.
  • For the best air fryer mushrooms, be sure to preheat the Air Fryer before cooking.
  • Avoid crowding the basket so they can get crispy all around. If cooking for a crowd, cook a couple of batches and then heat both for 1 minute or so before serving.

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Did you make these Air Fryer Mushrooms? Be sure to leave a comment and a rating below!

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5 from 17 votes
Review Recipe

Garlic Butter Air Fryer Mushrooms

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Air Fryer Mushrooms are easy, elegant, and full of garlicky flavor!

Equipment

Ingredients

  • 1 pound mushrooms cleaned (and halved if large)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons soy sauce
  • pepper to taste
  • 1 tablespoon garlic butter melted
  • 1 tablespoon fresh parsley finely chopped

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Instructions

  • Preheat air fryer to 400°F.
  • Toss mushrooms with olive oil and soy sauce, season with pepper.
  • Place mushrooms in the air fryer for 6-8 minutes, shaking the basket after 4 minutes.
  • Remove from the air fryer and place in a small bowl. Toss with garlic butter and parsley.
  • Serve warm.

Recipe Notes

To wash mushrooms give them a quick rinse in a colander, gently brush off any dirt and pat them dry.
Don't toss with the soy sauce until just before cooking.
For the best air fryer mushrooms, be sure to preheat the Air Fryer before cooking.
Avoid crowding the basket so they can get crispy all around. If cooking for a crowd, cook a couple of batches and then heat both for 1 minute or so before serving.

Nutrition Information

Calories: 83, Carbohydrates: 4g, Protein: 4g, Fat: 7g, Saturated Fat: 2g, Cholesterol: 8mg, Sodium: 199mg, Potassium: 361mg, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 2g, Vitamin A: 172IU, Vitamin C: 4mg, Calcium: 3mg, Iron: 1mg

(Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)

Course Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine American
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  1. Instead of the regular air fryer, I have an air fryer oven which is like a convection oven. Do you think these would work in it? They would cook on racks.

    1. I do think these would work, you might need to increase the cook time slightly. Let us know how it goes!

      1. They worked great in the Power Air Fryer oven! I did increase the time to about 10 minutes. Thanks, as always!5 stars

  2. Best mushroom side dish ever and so easy. I served it with my Chile dish. One of the guests put them over the chile and gave another tasty dimension to the dish.5 stars