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Air Fryer Fried Mushrooms – Keto / Low Carb

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Don’t miss your favorite fried foods when you’re living the low carb lifestyle. These keto air fryer mushrooms are delicious and won’t mess with your macros. It’s one dish you must try in your air fryer!

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Making Fried Mushrooms in the Air Fryer

You start with sliced mushrooms. I cut my mushrooms in quarters, but you can slice them however you want. I like them a little juicy, so I didn’t want to dry them out too much.

dip mushrooms in egg wash

You’ll dip each mushroom in egg wash, then almond flour then egg was and almond flour again. Pro-tip. Don’t use your fingers like I did here. After making these the first time, I used a fork to take the mushrooms from bowl to bowl.

dip mushrooms in almond flour

Spritz your air fryer with oil. Add in the mushrooms and spritz the mushrooms too. Check out my spritzer below. It’s awesome and very easy to use. Makes clean up easier too, so that’s a win-win!

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Which Air Fryer Should I Buy?

I have two air fryers, and I use both (really, I do!). I love the basket fryer style for single or double serve dishes. But my favorite – my baby – is my air fryer / toaster oven. This lives on my counter and is my go-to air fryer for most meals. It’s also my toaster since my daughter moved out and took the two slice with her. The two models I have are shown below. Check them out!

Before you buy, I encourage you to check out the reviews on air fryers, maybe look at some posts on Pinterest. I did a lot of research to determine what price point I should consider and which model air fryers I should avoid.

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Can food be low carb and fried?

It might take a few tries to get used to frying in an air fryer. My first few batches didn’t have the crusty coating I wanted. The coat also tends to be a little dryer (and if you know how to keep it from being dry, please let me know!). I love adding ranch dip, and that works perfectly with a lot of fried veggies.

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Keto Air Fryer Fried Mushrooms

Yield: 2 cups


  • 2 cups sliced mushrooms
  • 1 cup almond flour
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • Salt / Pepper to taste
  • 1/4 tsp oil in a spritzer


  1. Dip each mushroom slice in egg wash, followed by drenching them in almond flour with salt and pepper to taste.
  2. Lightly spritz the bottom of the air fryer with oil.
  3. Lay the mushrooms out in a single layer in your air fryer.
  4. Spritz the mushrooms lightly with the oil.
  5. Set your air fryer to 400 degrees F and cook for about 7 minutes, flipping halfway through.

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Friday 5th of February 2021

I used gf panko crumbs that were pulsed in a blender first. The breading didn't want to stay on the mushrooms. I guess I'll need to use a flour next time. Still ate them all up though!

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Friday 7th of August 2020

What can you use in place of the almond flour?


Tuesday 7th of July 2020

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Friday 29th of May 2020

Should I be using coconut or almond flour? The ingredients list one and the directions list another. Thank you

I can't wait to try them!

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