Air Fryer Bacon

  • Author: Christine Pittman
  • Prep Time: 1 minute
  • Cook Time: 8 minutes
  • Total Time: 9 minutes
  • Yield: 2 servings 1x
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Method: Air Fryer
  • Cuisine: American


You can absolutely cook bacon in your air fryer, and it turns out crispy or soft or however you like it. It’s really mess-free and quick too!


  • 4 or 5 slices center cut bacon


  1. Arrange bacon in the air fryer basket in a single non-overlapping layer.
  2. Insert air fryer basket.
  3. Set air fryer to cook at 400°F.
  4. Let bacon cook for 5 minutes. Flip slices over. Cook until desired texture is reached, 3-5 more minutes.
  5. Remove bacon to a plate lined with paper towel to blot off excess fat. Serve bacon.