Light, crispy, and easy AIR FRYER MUSHROOMS are a flavorful appetizer you’ll love! Fried mushrooms make an easy game day appetizer, PERFECT for dipping.
1 8 oz. package Portobello mushrooms Baby Bella variety
½ cup flour
1½ cups Panko breadcrumbs
1½ tsp. garlic powder
1½ tsp. onion powder
1 tsp. smoked paprika
1 tsp. Italian seasoning
¼ tsp. salt and pepper adjust to taste
olive oil spray
Wipe any excess dirt from one 8 oz. package of ‘Baby Bella’ Portobello mushrooms using a towel. Cut each mushroom into quarters and then cut each piece in half again (each mushroom will equal 8 pieces).
Baby Bella portobello mushrooms on a cutting board, cleaned and ready to use for air fryer mushrooms
Pour ½ cup flour onto a plate.
Whisk 3 eggs in a bowl.
Pour 1½ cups Panko breadcrumbs into a bowl. Add the garlic powder, onion powder, smoked paprika, Italian seasoning, salt and pepper. Stir until completely combined.
Toss the chopped mushrooms in the flour until coated, then dunk the mushrooms in the eggs, and finally toss them in the spiced breadcrumb mixture until completely coated.
Repeat with the remainder of the mushrooms.
Ingredients for air fryer mushrooms separated into three bowls
Arrange the mushrooms on a plate or flat surface. Spray lightly with a can of olive oil. Turn the Air Fryer ‘On’. Set to 360°F and 7 minutes.
Arrange ⅓ of the mushrooms in the Air Fryer basket. (Make sure the mushrooms are not over-crowded). Push the basket into the fryer and cook for 7 minutes.
Air fryer mushrooms in the air fryer basket after frying
Remove the mushrooms from the fryer when fully cooked. Repeat with the other two batches of mushrooms. Sprinkle with a little more salt after removing from the fryer.
Serve immediately. Can be enjoyed alone or with any variety of dipping sauces.