Air Fryer Carrots with Black Pepper Soy Sauce

cooked carrots in air fryer

Air frying is a great alternative to traditional methods of cooking – it’s quick, easy, mess-free, and gives the carrots a beautiful caramelization.


  • 35 small to medium size carrots
  • 1 tablespoon grapeseed oil or vegetable oil
  • Kosher salt
  • Cooking spray


  • 1 tablespoon mirin
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce, or use tamari or liquid amino for a gluten-free version
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon grapeseed oil or vegetable oil


  1. Preheat the air fryer to 400 ºF.
  2. Peel the carrots and slice them in half lengthwise and in half widthwise (each carrot should give you 4 pieces).
  3. Add the sliced carrots to a plate and drizzle the grapeseed oil over them. Toss the carrots using your hands to coat them evenly and sprinkle a little salt.
  4. Take the air fryer basket out – be careful as it will be hot! – and spray with a little cooking spray.
  5. Place the carrots flat in one layer and close the air fryer. Air fry for 5 minutes and take the basket out.
  6. Flip the carrots over and air fry for another 3 to 4 minutes, until desired consistency.
  7. Turn the air fryer off and transfer the carrots to a serving bowl or plate.
  8. Mix the ingredients for the sauce and drizzle it on top of the carrots. Serve.


Reheating: Reheat these carrot in the air fryer between 350ºF and 370ºF for a few minutes.

These carrots will keep refrigerated in an airtight container for up to 3 days.


Keywords: convection oven

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