There is no need to soak the green beans before cooking them. Just wash and dry them, then trim both ends.
Add the green beans to a bowl or a container.
Drizzle olive oil, red pepper flakes, white wine vinegar and coconut aminos.
Add the sliced garlic, onion powder, and sesame seeds.
Then add salt, breadcrumbs, and Parmesan cheese. Toss them all together.
Transfer the green beans to the air fryer basket and arrange into a single layer. Try not to overcrowd.
Set the timer to 8 minutes and temperature to 370 degrees F. Air fry till they turn crispy.
Take them out of the air fryer carefully.
This recipe is very customizable. Add toasted almonds, nutritional yeast, lemon zest, parsley, onions, etc to make it more flavorful.If you feel the green beans are still hard after cooking, continue to cook in two-minute increments until the desired tenderness is achieved.In general, when air frying you should keep a watchful eye on the food you are cooking for the first time. Keep cooking in increments as every air fryer is different.Air fryer temperatures will vary depending on the make and model you have, so use the cook time as a guide only and adjust as needed.These are similar to fries, they don’t stay crispy if not eaten immediately. Reheat the leftovers in the air fryer again for a few minutes!Can you use frozen green beansYes, you can! You can either rinse the frozen beans under running cold water till they are thawed. Pat them try and use as needed.Bake them insteadIf you don't have an air fryer, then you can also bake them. Prep the beans as per the recipe. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.Place green bean fries on a parchment lined baking sheet. Cook for 15 minutes, then flip them. Cook for another 5-7 more minutes or until crispy.