January 23, 2022

Acqua NYC

Fit And Go Forward

Air-Fryer Fried Avocado Tacos

Tacos just got even more exciting! These juicy, flavorful, easy and healthy tacos are for those who are huge fans of avocado. —Julie Peterson, Crofton, Maryland


  • 2 cups shredded fresh kale or coleslaw mix

  • 1/4 cup minced fresh cilantro

  • 1/4 cup plain Greek yogurt

  • 2 tablespoons lime juice

  • 1 teaspoon honey

  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

  • 1/4 teaspoon ground chipotle pepper

  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

  • 1 large egg, beaten

  • 1/4 cup cornmeal

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

  • 1/2 teaspoon ground chipotle pepper

  • 2 medium avocados, peeled and sliced

  • Cooking spray

  • 8 flour tortillas or corn tortillas (6 inches)

  • 1 medium tomato, chopped

  • Crumbled queso fresco, optional


  • Combine the first 8 ingredients in a bowl. Refrigerate, covered, until serving.

  • Preheat air fryer to 400°. Place egg in a shallow bowl. In another shallow bowl, mix cornmeal, salt, garlic powder and chipotle pepper. Dip avocado slices in egg, then into cornmeal mixture, gently patting to help adhere.

  • In batches, place avocado slices in a single layer on greased tray in air-fryer basket; spritz with cooking spray. Cook until golden brown, 4 minutes. Turn; spritz with cooking spray. Cook until golden brown, 3-4 minutes longer. Serve avocado slices in tortillas with kale mix, tomato, additional minced cilantro and if desired, queso fresco.

Nutrition Facts

2 tacos: 407 calories, 21g fat (5g saturated fat), 39mg cholesterol, 738mg sodium, 48g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 9g fiber), 9g protein.

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