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drying herbs in an air fryer (quick dehydration method)
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Drying Herbs in an Air Fryer

How to dry and dehydrate herbs in an air fryer.
Prep Time: 10 mins
Total Time: 10 mins
Author: Kristen Wood
Cost: $0

Equipment

Materials

  • fresh herbs culinary or medicinal

Instructions

Air Fryer Drying Method

  • Wash the fresh herbs and pat dry.
  • Place the clean herbs in a single layer in the air fryer basket or tray. Place a metal rack on top to prevent them from flying around or alternatively, tie them with twine before placing into the air fryer.
  • Air fry at 350°F for 3-4 minutes or until visibly dry and the plant material crumbles easily in your hands.
  • Carefully place the dried plants in a large bowl or on a sheet of parchment paper until cooled completely before storing.

Air Fryer Dehydrating Method

  • Wash the fresh herbs and pat dry.
  • Place the clean herbs in a single layer in the air fryer basket or tray. Place a metal rack on top to prevent them from flying around or alternatively, tie them with twine before placing into the air fryer.
  • Air fry at 130°F for 1-3 hours, checking every half hour or so. It is ready when the plant material crumbles in your hands easily.
  • Carefully place the dried plants in a large bowl or on a sheet of parchment paper until cooled completely before storing.

Notes

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