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Eggplant in air fryer

Eggplant in air fryer

Do you want a dish that is quick to make, but also healthy? Then you have to try the air fryer aubergine recipe!

When you think of typical summer vegetables, aubergines immediately come to mind! They can be cooked in many ways, although the tastiest version is certainly fried . However, often fried aubergines do not remain as crispy as we would like, or it becomes difficult to drain them of water before immersing them in oil. There is a solution to all this, which will allow you to have aubergines ready in a moment and delicious to taste: aubergines in the air fryer!

Eggplant in air fryer
Eggplant in air fryer

Prepare the aubergines in the air fryer

  1. Take the aubergines and wash them well under running water. Then, dry them carefully.
  2. Remove the ends with a knife and cut them . You can choose whether to make them into rounds or cubes
  3. Sprinkle the aubergines with a drizzle of oil and a pinch of salt, and place them inside the air fryer
  4. If you have cut the aubergines into slices, cook them at 180°C for 10 minutes , turning them halfway through cooking. If you have cut them into cubes, cook the aubergines first at 160°C for 10 minutes and then at 180° for another 5 minutes . This way, the cubes will be crunchy!
  5. The aubergines are ready ! Take them out of the air fryer basket and serve them while still hot
Infographic on how to make aubergines in an air fryer


Eggplant cooked inside the air fryer can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator. Alternatively, just put them on a plate covered with cling film , and then always put them in the fridge. In any case, aubergines should be eaten within two days of cooking.

Seasonings for the recipe

An excellent condiment is a sauce made with parsley and garlic . Just chop up the two ingredients and add them to a little oil , mix everything together and sprinkle the aubergines. They are also excellent to eat with a sprinkling of oregano or, for those who love spicy, we also recommend one hint of fresh chilli pepper !

Tricks for perfect cooking!

If you don't want to make mistakes when cooking your aubergines, here are a couple of useful tips for using the air fryer ! First of all, don't use baking paper or pans , but put the aubergines directly into the basket of your air fryer!

The second trick is useful if you intend to cut the aubergines into slices . In this case, try not to overlap the slices too much : by doing so, they will cook more evenly !

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