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Tasty Air Fryer Baby Carrots Recipe

Air Fryer Baby Carrots are tasty and delicious, and you can cook them in just 15 minutes. With a few ingredients and minimal effort, this mouthwatering dish will be on your table. Babby carrots in air fryer are my favorite when I want delicious and healthy food in less time.

Air Fryer Baby Carrots

If you have picky eaters in your home, then don't worry air fryer baby carrots will solve this problem. These tender and juicy treats have the power to attract everyone. Their rich flavors and taste are irresistible, and the whole of your family will love to eat them.

In this post, you will learn how to cook baby carrots in air fryer quickly and easily. I will also share my tips for the best results, some recipe variations, and much more.

Air Fryer Baby Carrots

I am always looking for food that is both healthy and tasty. When I tried the air fryer baby carrots recipe, I was amazed and happy with the final results. The children and elders of my house were happy that today they will get something new and delicious to eat.

I can cook them in an oven or through any other traditional cooking methods, but all these methods can be a compromise on health. Today I will use an air fryer, my best kitchen appliance that gives my desired juicy and crispy results with little to no oil and save me from any health threat.

Why My Air Fryer Baby Carrots Recipe Is Special

  • My recipe is very simple and quick, give your 15 minutes to the kitchen and enjoy tasty and delicious food.
  • Air fryer baby carrots recipe is a delectable combo of crispness and juiciness that will please everyone.
  • I used the air fryer to cook this dish, so no worries about extra oil. Get ready to enjoy a healthy and vegetarian dish.
  • You can customize spices to get desired taste and flavor each time.

Ingredients

  • Baby Carrots - 1 pound
  • Olive Oil - 2 tablespoons
  • Garlic Powder - 1 teaspoon
  • Dried Thyme - 1 teaspoon
  • Salt and Pepper - to taste
  • Fresh Parsley - for garnish (optional)

Equipment

  • Air Fryer
  • Mixing Bowl
  • Tongs
  • Serving Plate

How To Cook Baby Carrots In Air Fryer

  • Preheat your air fryer to 375°F (190°C) to achieve even results.
  • Take a mixing bowl and add baby carrots, olive oil, garlic powder, dried thyme, salt, and pepper.

Air Fryer Baby Carrots

  • Now gently toss all the ingredients until all the carrots are evenly coated with our seasonings.
  • Place the seasoned baby carrots in a single layer in the air fryer basket.

Air Fryer Baby Carrots

  • Cook for 12-15 minutes and shake the basket halfway through to ensure even cooking.
  • Once the carrots are golden brown and tender, remove them from the air fryer and shift them to a serving plate.

Air Fryer Baby Carrots

Expert Tips

  1. Make sure that the carrots are dry before coating them with seasoning. Moisture can disturb the seasoning coating.
  2. If you are cutting the carrots in cubes or in any size, then make sure that all are of the same size. It is very important to achieve even results.
  3. When you place the seasoned carrots in the air fryer basket, they should be in a single layer. There should be some space for hot air circulation.
  4. After half time of cooking, shake the basket to change the sides of the carrots. This step will help to achieve uniform crispness and color.

Best Dips Ideas For Air Fryer Baby Carrots

  • Ranch Dressing: Ranch dressing has a creamy and tangy flavor which goes well with the natural sweetness of the carrots.
  • Hummus: The earthy and savory flavors of hummus create a pleasant balance with the sweetness of the carrots.
  • Garlic Aioli: The bold and rich flavors of garlic aioli enhance the taste of the carrots and makes them simply irresistible.
  • Sriracha Mayo: If you love a little heat, then go with siracha mayo. It adds a spicy kick that complements the carrots' sweetness.
  • Sweet Chili Sauce: A balance of sweetness and heat in sweet chili sauce provides an amazing contrast with the carrots' natural sweetness.
  • Peanut Sauce: Peanut sauce is creamy and has savory and nutty flavors that add an Asian twist to your air-fried carrots.

Seasoning Variations

  • Add smoked paprika to your seasoning to add a touch of smokiness. Its earthy flavor pairs well with the natural sweetness of the carrots.
  • Toss the carrots with garlic powder, grated parmesan cheese, and a hint of black pepper for a savory and cheesy treat.
  • If you want a touch of heat, then toss the carrots with a blend of curry powder, cumin, and a pinch of cayenne.
  • You can sprinkle lemon juice on baby carrots before air frying to add a tangy flavor.
  • For extra sweetness, dust the carrots with cinnamon and a sprinkle of brown sugar before air frying.
  • Coat the carrots with a blend of chili powder, lime zest, and a squeeze of lime juice for a tangy and spicy feel.

What About Leftovers

It is best to enjoy air fryer baby carrots when they are freshly cooked. But if you have leftovers, then you can easily store them for future use.
  • Storing: Place the leftovers in airtight containers to prevent air from entering. Air can cause the carrots to become soft. Now store the containers in the refrigerator for 3-4 days.
  • Reheating: Whenever desired, place leftovers back in the air fryer. Cook them for 3-5 minutes at 375°F (190°C). They are ready to serve again.

Final Words For Air Fryer Baby Carrots

Air Fryer Baby Carrots are the best side dish or snack that can be enjoyed in 15 minutes. This recipe provides a new and healthy way to enjoy your beloved carrots with rich flavor and taste. You can play with seasonings to get your desired results.

Air Fryer Baby Carrots

I have also mentioned some seasoning variations, try them and feel free to try your own. There is no need for any special equipment or skill to make these tasty baby carrots air fryer. Just follow my simple steps and change your meal into a special treat.

If you love my recipe, then please share your feedback in the comments section. Thanks!

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FAQ's

Can I Use Regular-Sized Carrots Instead Of Baby Carrots?
Yes! If you are using regular-sized carrots, then make sure to cut them into uniform pieces to ensure even cooking.

Can I Use A Different Type Of Oil?
Yes, you can substitute olive oil with avocado oil, coconut oil, or even melted butter for a different flavor.

How Do I Prevent The Carrots From Becoming Too Soft?
Keep an eye on the cooking time and check the carrots for doneness after 12 minutes of cooking. Cooking times may vary depending on your air fryer model.

Can I Prepare The Seasoning Mix In Advance?
Of course! If you prepare the seasoning mix in advance, it can save you time when you're ready to cook. Just toss the carrots with the prepared seasoning before air frying.

Can I Use The Air Fryer For Frozen Baby Carrots?
Yes, you can use the air fryer for frozen baby carrots. However, you might need to adjust the cooking time for desired results.
Air Fryer Baby Carrots

Air Fryer Baby Carrots

⏱️Cook Time

  • Prep Time: 02 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 17 minutes

🥘Ingredients

  • Baby Carrots - 1 pound
  • Olive Oil - 2 tablespoons
  • Garlic Powder - 1 teaspoon
  • Dried Thyme - 1 teaspoon
  • Salt and Pepper - to taste
  • Fresh Parsley - for garnish (optional)

📝Instructions

  1. Preheat your air fryer to 375°F (190°C) to achieve even results.
  2. Take a mixing bowl and add baby carrots, olive oil, garlic powder, dried thyme, salt, and pepper.
  3. Now gently toss all the ingredients until all the carrots are evenly coated with our seasonings.
  4. Place the seasoned baby carrots in a single layer in the air fryer basket.
  5. Cook for 12-15 minutes and shake the basket halfway through to ensure even cooking.
  6. Once the carrots are golden brown and tender, remove them from the air fryer and shift them to a serving plate.

📝Recipe Notes

  1. Make sure that the carrots are dry before coating them with seasoning. Moisture can disturb the seasoning coating.
  2. If you are cutting the carrots in cubes or in any size, then make sure that all are of the same size. It is very important to achieve even results.
  3. When you place the seasoned carrots in the air fryer basket, they should be in a single layer. There should be some space for hot air circulation.
  4. After half time of cooking, shake the basket to change the sides of the carrots. This step will help to achieve uniform crispness and color.

🔍Nutrition

Calories: 80kcallFat: 4gSaturated Fat: 1gCarbohydrates: 10gProtein: 1gSodium: 50mgFiber: 2gSugar: 5gIron: 1mg

These values are approximate and can differ based on the specific recipe and ingredients.

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