Do you love bananas? A lot of people do, but if you’re looking for something a little different from the classic fresh banana, then try dehydrating bananas in an air fryer!
Today I will tell you an amazing recipe for dehydrated bananas and will guide you on how to dehydrate bananas in the air fryer.
Not only is the process surprisingly easy and energy-efficient, but it’ll also provide you with an entirely new snack that’s full of crunchy goodness. With your air fryer, you can make a variety of recipes, including crispy banana chips for snacking.
This air fryer recipe will provide you with a new healthier way to prepare snacks, and it will also guide you in making the drying process easier and quicker than using traditional methods.
So, let’s get started.
Other Air Fryer Recipes
Fresh Bananas (6)
Pure Olive Oil
Honey / Salt
Slicer: You can cut the bananas simply with a knife. But for a more uniform and equal size, use a slicer.
Air Fryer: You can make banana chips with any air fryer, but I would recommend Fabuletta Air Fryer Toaster Oven; it has a built-in dehydrator function for your ease.
Take six bananas. I personally prefer soft bananas. Cut the bananas into thin slices.
Put the bananas in an air fryer rack and spread them in a single layer while ensuring there is a reasonable gap between each piece. Set the temperature to 150 F for 6 hours.
Note: This recipe is made using Fabuletta Air Fryer Toaster Oven.
- You can cut the bananas into thin or thicker slices. But the thinner you cut, the crunchier and well-dehydrated they will be.
- If you want to make them sweet, coat the slices in honey for a sweeter taste.
- And if you want to make them salty, you can add a pinch of pink salt as per your taste.
Can you dehydrate Bananas?
Yes, you can. And you should try this; I am sure you will like them. Instead of eating other unhealthy market snacks, why you don’t give a try to healthier crispy banana chips?
And the plus point is that you can they will last longer than fresh bananas, and you can store them and eat them whenever you want. Some experts from Fresh Off The Grid claim that they can even last for 6 months if dried and stored properly in an airtight container. However, personally speaking, I am not a fan of storing things for that long time; I personally prefer to cook as much as I can on eat, or even if I store some food, I will consume it within 7 days. But you can keep them for longer period of time , just make sure to keep them in air tight container.
Are Dehydrated Bananas Healthy?
Yes, they are healthy in the same manner as dried fruits are healthy. The advantage of dehydrating any fruit is that you preserve its nutrients, and if stored properly, they will last for a very long time and will be equally effective and healthy, just like fresh fruit is.
Dehydrated bananas are a delicious and healthy snack option. They are easy to make and have a long shelf life, making them perfect for busy people on the go. Best of all, dehydrated bananas are nutritionally dense and packed with vitamins and minerals.
How long to dehydrate bananas in air fryer?
If you want to originally dehydrate them, then it will take time; normally, it will take from 6 to 7 hours to dehydrate the bananas. You also must keep the temperature low from 150 F to 165 F.
However, if you don’t like the lengthy process, you can simply make banana chips in the air fryer. Set the time at 12 temps at 390 F temperature; you will get crispy banana chips.
- FabulettaAir Fryer Toaster Oven
- 6 Bananas
- 2 tbsp Honey
- 1 tsp (Or) Pink Salt
- 2 tbsp Pure Olive Oil
- Take six bananas. Cut the bananas in equal thin slices.
- Put the bananas in air fryer rack and spread them in single layer.
- Ensure there is reasonable space between each piece.
- Set the temperature at 150 F for 6 hours.
- Keep checking after every 2 hours.
According to Nutritionix, below are nutritional facts about dehydrated bananas per 28 g:
Total Fat 9.5 g