10 Air Fryer Recipes You’ll Keep Making
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So your air fryer is sitting, hunched in the dark and forgotten corner of the pantry. Sure, when you jumped on the air fryer bandwagon during lockdown the poor thing fried its little heart out for months and months.
Then we all went back to reality and we had to make space for actual living to get going again.
Give the poor guy a bit of a dusting and reintroduce him to your toaster and blender.
We’ve assembled 10 air fryer recipes that will make you excited to use “Fryer Tuck” again.
Air Fryer Snacks or Starters
You might just be looking for something to nibble on while bingeing the new Bridgerton season. Or maybe you are aiming for a whole air fryer menu with these as starters. These bites will work either way.
All you need is mozzarella, all-purpose flour, seasoning, bread crumbs and eggs and you’re 6-8 minutes away from cheese heaven!
What’s tastier than crispy wonton wrappers stuffed with meat and vegetables and dipped in a sweet and savoury sauce? Nothing. That’s what.
You can choose to buy frozen or pre-prepared dumplings and give them a cook in the air fryer. They really just don’t do so well in the oven or, heaven forbid, the microwave. But if you’re channelling your inner foodie, check out this from scratch dumpling recipe from Top Air Fryer Recipes.
Spicy Sweet Potato Chips
Sweet potatoes are such a gem of a tuber. You can make them part of any meal and they’ll hold their own. This particular recipe works well because it will make even the calorie-conscious of us feel at peace.
Bigger Air Fryer Bites
Continuing the full air fryer menu we’ve got going here, have a look at these delectable main course options. Mix and match to air fry your way into dinner infamy.
General Tso’s Chicken
This Americanised Chinese dish is sweet and slightly spicy with a kick from garlic and ginger. You just need some soy, cornflour, garlic, ginger and pepper flakes and you’re on your way to a sticky and spicy dinner.
Honey Garlic Pork Chops
Sure, we might be a bit obsessed with garlic. But garlic really is the defining factor when cooking anything. I have to stop myself from adding some garlic to any dessert I’m making. It can’t hurt, surely?
There are hundreds of ways to stuff a mushroom, but these were particularly tempting. Sour cream, chives and cheese? Come on! Who would be able to pass these bad boys up?
Black Pepper and Parmesan Broccoli
With only 4 ingredients, excluding salt and oil, you can make delicious florets that will work equally well as part of a dinner party or as a way to entice your little ones to actually eat their greens.
Sweet Air Fried Foods
We can’t possibly end off without a cheeky dessert, can we? I promise these sweet treats don’t have any garlic in them. (I mean, I’m not stopping you).
Let’s all pretend that this is a healthy dessert option. See? It has apples! Just imagine yourself biting into a crunchy air-fried apple with a healthy dollop of caramel sauce. I’m melting! The best part is that, if you don’t own an air fryer you can still make this the old-fashioned way.
Chocolate Chip Cookies
I know you’re excited about this one! Very few people in this world would say no to a warm chocolate chip cookie fresh from the oven. The best part is, these air fryer versions are so quick to make!
Confessions Of Parenting has come up with an air fryer churro recipe that fits the bill of crunch and sweetness. The good thing about doing these in the air fryer is that they leave about a million litres less oil on your fingers as you dip them into some melted chocolate or caramel.
If you’ve never had the pleasure of munching away at these traditionally Spanish and Portuguese street gems, please do yourself a favour and make them today!