Fennel in the Air Fryer

Fennel in the Air Fryer

Fennel is a late spring, early summer treat that has a light anise flavor. While some people are not a fan of anise, once the fennel is roasted even the pickiest of eaters will find it hard to resist.
Cook Time15 minutes
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: air fryer, airfryer, fennel


  • Airfryer


  • 2 fennel bulbs
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar


  • 1. Cut the fennel bulbs into quarters lengthwise.
  • 2. Place the fennel into a bowl along with the olive oil and balsamic vinegar, tossing to coat.
  • 3. Cook the fennel in the Airfryer at 370F or 188C for 15 minutes, tossing every 5 minutes.
  • 4. The fennel will be done cooking when it softens and begins to caramelize.


  • No need to preheat the Airfryer before cooking the fennel
  • If you desire, you can add seasonings to the vinegar and oil mixture such as garlic powder or lemon juice.
  • If you find the fennel to be sticking to the Airfryer basket you can use some cooking spray on the basket before putting the fennel in it.

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