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air fryer breaded bell pepper strips

Air Fryer Breaded Bell Pepper Strips

These Air Fryer Breaded Bell Pepper Strips are a delicious snack or side dish and much healthier than traditional fried peppers!

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword bell peppers, side dish
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 minute
Total Time 16 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 88 kcal
Author Jamie

Ingredients

  • Olive oil for spritzing
  • 2/3 cup whole wheat panko breadcrumbs
  • ½ teaspoon paprika
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 large egg beaten
  • ½ tablespoon water
  • 2 large bell peppers red, orange or yellow bell peppers, seeded and cut into ½ inch thick slices

Instructions

  1. Spritz air fryer basket lightly with oil.
  2. Combine whole wheat panko breadcrumbs, paprika, garlic powder, pepper and salt into a medium shallow bowl.
  3. Combine the beaten egg and water in a small shallow bowl to make an egg wash.
  4. Dip the bell pepper slices in the egg wash to coat.
  5. Dredge the coated bell pepper slices in the seasoned panko breadcrumbs to lightly coat.
  6. Place the panko coated bell pepper slices in a single layer in the air fryer basket.
  7. Lightly spray the bell pepper strips with oil.
  8. Air fry at 400°F for 4-7 minutes or until the panko crumbs are lightly browned.
  9. Carefully remove from air fryer basket to ensure the panko coating does not come off the bell pepper strips. Serve immediately.

Recipe Notes

Divide this into 4 equal portions. Each serving is 2 points on all 3 myWW plans...Purple, Blue and Green. This is based on ALL the breadcrumbs being used....and that probably won't be the case. 

Nutrition Facts
Air Fryer Breaded Bell Pepper Strips
Amount Per Serving
Calories 88 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Fat 2g3%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 53mg18%
Sodium 388mg17%
Potassium 212mg6%
Carbohydrates 13g4%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 2767IU55%
Vitamin C 105mg127%
Calcium 32mg3%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. We are not nutritionist and this data was calculated via WP Recipe Maker to the best of our ability. Always check nutrition values yourself based on the ingredients you use.