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Air Fryer Kale Chips

These air fryer kale chips are an easy, tasty and healthy snack that your family will love. Serve them as is, as a salad topper or with a dipping sauce on the side.
Course Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword air fryer kale chips, baked kale chips, crispy kale
Diet Gluten-Free, Keto, Low Carb, Vegan
Method Air Fryer, Oven
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 47kcal
Author Bhavana Patil


Measuring cup used 1 cup = 250 ml


  • Firstly wash and clean the kale with water and pat them dry with a paper towel. Cut the leaves from the thick stem and then roughly tear the leaves into bite-sized pieces.
    step to remove leaves from kale spine collage
  • In a medium bowl, drizzle some olive oil on top of the kale. Then add the garlic powder, salt, and pepper. Toss until fully coated.
    step to season kale chip in a bowl collage
  • Preheat the air fryer to 375°F (190°C). Add the seasoned kale to the air fryer basket and spread them in a single layer (cook in batches if required).
    seasoned kale chips added to air fryer basket
  • Air fryer them at 375°F (190°C) for 4 minutes or until they are crisp and done but not burnt. Shake the basket halfway through.
    air fried chips in the basket
  • Crispy Kale Chips are ready (they will crisp up more as they kool).
    kale chips served on a plate

How to Oven Bake Kale Chips

  • Preheat the oven to 300°F (148˚C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Spread the seasoned kale evenly in a single layer, ensuring chips don't overlap.
    Bake at 300˚F for 20-25 minutes, Stirring halfway through till they are crispy and done. Make sure they don't burn. Let them cool to room temperature before serving.


Note: Nutrition values are my best estimates. If you rely on them for your diet, use your preferred nutrition calculator.


Calories: 47kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 13mg | Potassium: 162mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 3247IU | Vitamin C: 39mg | Calcium: 49mg | Iron: 1mg