The Air Fryer is taking the world by storm, just like the Instant Pot has transformed meal time! If you haven’t heard of an Air Fryer it is a perfect way to get that crispy fried food texture, without all the grease. You use minimal to no oil depending on your recipe, and then select your setting and turn it on. It circulates air throughout that cooks the food nice and evenly and helps give it that crispy texture. From making egg rolls, fries, desserts, and more, you will be amazed at what this useful and multi-purpose Air Fryer can do! I have gathered some scrumptious Air Fryer Recipes to wow you, and help add some variation to your meal planning!
What Can You Cook In An Air Fryer?
The air fryer is a healthier alternative to frying your favorite foods. You cut out all the extra oil you would submerge your food in, and have a healthier meal for you and your family. Here are a few things you can cook in your Air Fryer.
- Frozen Foods
- Baked Goods
- Side Dishes
- Roast Nuts
- And So Much More
Air Fryer Recipes to Try Out First
Calling all chocolate lovers! Here is a moist chocolate cake recipe that can be made super quick in your Air Fryer. Add your favorite frosting, and scoop up some ice cream and devour!
If you enjoy venison, maybe try this venison recipe using your beloved Air Fryer. It has a nice batter on it, that is great for dipping in gravy, cocktail sauce, or eating alone.
Any rice lovers out there? Here is a chicken fried rice that is just as good as what you would get at a Chinese restaurant! I find kids don’t complain as much eating the veggies inside this rice because it is so flavorful.
Parsnip fries look almost like a potato-based french fry, it is astounding. Your kids might not even notice the difference and a great way to incorporate new vegetables into their diet.
Change up your weeknight side with this roasted corn recipe! This adds so much flavor to the corn, it changes everything, similar to grilling it on the propane or charcoal grill.
Making your own tater tots is pretty easy, and the Air Fryer gives them that perfect crunch on the outside with a soft and potato based center. Serve with your favorite dipping sauce.
Donuts are one of my favorite treats to have on occasion! Moderation is key! Here are some really fun Easter donuts that are full of pretty pastel colors, and finger licking good.
Craving some food with a little kick? Here are some buffalo chicken meatballs that have that crisp texture when you bite into them, covered in a sauce that makes them taste out of this world good.
Delicious Air Fryer Recipes
I haven’t met a single soul that doesn’t just devour the chicken nuggets at Chick-Fil-A. Here is a copycat version that you can make in the comfort of your home for that same flavor your heart skips a beat for.
These air fryer empanadas are simple and only 3 Weight Watchers Freestyle points!
Hot dogs on the grill are my favorite way to eat those beef franks, but give this air fryer hot dog recipe a go. It gives you similar texture, and really cooks the franks wonderfully.
We all need that one fried chicken recipe in our back pocket to amaze your family. Here you get that crispy batter crust without pan frying it or deep frying it.
Make your own corn tortilla chips in minutes with your Air Fryer. Serve with a bowl of guacamole, salsa, or use for serving up nachos!
These tuna cakes will be a delight if you are a fan of seafood. Minimal ingredients needed and the seasonings really come together nicely to create a flavorful tuna cake that is perfect for dipping.
Another seafood option is fish sticks, that the kids will approve of. Panko breadcrumb crust with lots of seasonings to make this fish anything but bland.