Air-Fryer Kale Chips

Thanks to the air fryer, fresh kale leaves turn extra crispy in under 15 minutes with much less fat than some store-bought options and healthier than potato chips. Warning: These will go fast!

Air Fryer Kale Chips
Photo: Andy Lyons
Hands On Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
15 mins


  • 6 cup packed torn lacinato kale leaves (from an 8-oz. bunch)

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 ½ teaspoon reduced-sodium soy sauce

  • teaspoon salt

  • ½ teaspoon white sesame seeds

  • ¼ teaspoon ground cumin


  1. Coat air-fryer basket with cooking spray.

  2. Toss kale with oil, soy sauce and salt in a medium bowl; rub the leaves together well so they are completely coated.

  3. Place the kale mixture in the prepared basket. Coat the leaves with cooking spray. Cook at 375°F until crispy, 10 to 12 minutes, shaking the basket and stirring the leaves every 3 to 4 minutes. Remove from the basket and quickly sprinkle with sesame seeds and cumin.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

140 Calories
9g Fat
13g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 2
Calories 140
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 12%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Sodium 329mg 14%
Total Carbohydrate 13g 5%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 87mg 435%
Calcium 162mg 12%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 497mg 11%
Folate, total 28mcg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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