Crispy Butter Beans

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Who knew that butter beans could be transformed into such a crunchy and addictive snack? Thanks to the magic of air frying, these beans emerge not only as a healthier alternative to traditional fried snacks but also as a delightful treat for any time of day.

Perfecting the Crispiness:

  • Dry the Beans Well: Before seasoning, ensure the beans are thoroughly dried. This is crucial for achieving that perfect crisp texture.
Crispy Butter Beans
  • Even Coating: Toss the beans gently in the cornstarch and spice mixture. An even coat of seasoning guarantees every bite is packed with flavor.
  • Single Layer Air Frying: Spread the beans in a single layer in the air fryer basket. This ensures each bean gets evenly cooked and crispy.
Crispy Butter Beans

Flavorful Seasoning:

  • Customizable Spices: Feel free to adjust the spices to your liking. The recipe is versatile, allowing you to add or reduce the heat and flavors as per your taste.
  • Olive Oil Magic: A light drizzle of olive oil not only aids in cooking but also adds a subtle richness to the beans.

Serving and Enjoying:

Serve these crispy butter beans as a standalone snack or alongside your favorite dishes. They make for a great conversation starter at parties or a quick and easy snack for movie nights. The combination of their crispy texture and bold flavors makes them a hit with both adults and kids.

A Healthy Twist:

These air fryer butter beans are not just tasty but also offer a healthier snacking option. They’re packed with protein and fiber, making them a nutritious choice for those mindful of their snack choices.

So next time you’re looking for something different to munch on, give these air fryer butter beans a try. They’re sure to become a new favorite in your snack repertoire!

Crispy Butter Beans

Crispy Butter Beans

Elevate your snack game with these air-fried butter beans, coated in a tantalizing mix of cornstarch and spices, and then cooked to crispy perfection. Seasoned with paprika, garlic, and onion powders, these beans offer a crunchy and flavorful experience.
Servings 2
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 18 minutes


  • Air Fryer


  • Butter Beans: 1 can 15 oz, drained and rinsed
  • Corn Starch: 2 tablespoons
  • Olive Oil: 1 tablespoon
  • Seasoning: 1 teaspoon each of salt paprika powder, garlic powder, and onion powder; ½ teaspoon of black pepper



  • Dry the butter beans after rinsing.
  • Mix cornstarch, salt, paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, and black pepper in a bowl. Coat the beans in this spice mix.
  • Drizzle the beans with olive oil for even cooking.

Air Frying:

  • Preheat the air fryer to 380°F (193°C).
  • Place beans in a single layer in the air fryer basket.
  • Cook for 15-20 minutes, shaking the basket halfway through, until crispy and golden.
Calories: 150kcal
Cost: $5
Course: Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine: American, Fusion
Keyword: Air Fryer Butter Beans, Crispy Bean Snack, Easy Vegan Snack Recipes, Healthy Air Fryer Snacks, Spiced Butter Beans
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