Homemade kale chips are incredibly easy to make. Thanks to the air fryer, fresh kale leaves turn extra crispy in under 15 minutes with much less fat than some store-bought options. Warning: These will go fast!”


  • Cooking spray
  • 6 cups packed torn lacinato kale leaves (from an 8-oz. bunch)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1½ teaspoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • ⅛ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon white sesame seeds
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cumin


  • 1Coat air-fryer basket with cooking spray.
  • 2Toss kale with oil, soy sauce and salt in a medium bowl; rub the leaves together well so they are completely coated.
  • 3Place the kale mixture in the prepared basket. Coat the leaves with cooking spray. Cook at 375°F until crispy, 10 to 12 minutes, shaking the basket and stirring the leaves every 3 to 4 minutes. Remove from the basket and quickly sprinkle with sesame seeds and cumin.