Air Fryer Mushrooms

Contributor: Christine Pittman

The air fryer is perfect for cooking whole mushrooms to use as a side dish for steak or to toss with pasta. They come out golden brown, softened, and full of juicy flavor.

  • Author: Christine Pittman
  • Prep Time: 5 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 Minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 4 Servings 1x
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Method: Air Fryer
  • Cuisine: American


Units Scale
  • 16 oz. whole button or cremini mushrooms, wiped clean
  • 2 Tbsp. cooking oil
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper
  • 1/4 tsp. garlic powder


  1. Preheat air fryer to 400°F.
  2. Put the mushrooms into a medium bowl with the oil, salt, pepper, and garlic powder. Toss to coat.
  3. Transfer mushrooms to the basket of the air fryer and toss so they’re in a single layer. Put basket into fryer.
  4. Cook for 5 minutes. Toss. Cook for another 5 minutes.
  5. Transfer to a serving plate.