It is known to be said that any food fried is delicious to eat but unhealthy to consume. Well, that last part maybe outdated. Air fryers take the unhealthy oil out of frying but not the crunch or taste. We collected some great recipe ideas for your air fryer that will put it to good use. Our suggestions below will surely please the most discerning taste-buds of fried foods.
Air Fryer Bacon-Wrapped Scallops with Sriracha Mayo proves that bacon will come out crispy when following this winning party recipe. Bay scallops are best if you need to make a large amount in a short time. We can’t forget chicken wings as one of the favorite appetizers of all times. From dry rub wings to Korean wings, even Keto wings, are easy to air fry. Check out these eight exciting recipes for air fryer that you can make for game day or any day. If you have not tried fried pickle slices, now is the time. Simple and easy to make, you will be surprised at how quickly these nuggets will disappear. Ranch dip goes well with this appetizer.
Try air frying your sausage or bacon. They will come out delicious as a side to your air fried French toast. Want a breakfast taste that is south of the border? How about an Air Fryer Breakfast Frittata
with a side of Tex-Mex Air Fryer Hash Browns.
You might think that lunch may not be the best time to mess with the fryer, but after these recipe ideas, you just might change your mind. Popcorn Shrimp Tacos with Cabbage Slaw can be served on a lettuce leaf if you want to lessen the carbs. Try some Air-Fryer Potato Chips on the side.
If you want a yummy potato side dish for the family, try this Air Fryer Sweet Potato Tots recipe. Cook the yams ahead of time, peel, grate and chill. A little spritz of olive oil before air frying will give them an extra crunch on the surface while staying soft in the center.
Just think of the calories you are saving while still enjoying your favorite fried foods. Do you have a taste for Asian but don’t want to dress and go out? This version of Air-fried General Tso’s Chicken may be the answer. Less fat than restaurant food does not mean less taste.
How about some good ole’ Air Fryer Southern Style Catfish With Green Beans as a comfort food focused dinner. Don’t forget to make the tarter sauce. Air fried french fries will round out this meal perfectly.
Try these Air-Fryer Turkey Croquettes when deciding what to do with leftover turkey around the holidays. Be sure to make extra mashed potatoes and set them aside in case there are no leftovers from the holiday meal.
Desserts and Other Goodies
There is nothing like homemade fried hand pies and turnovers. Make Perfect Peach Hand Pies in an Air Fryer for dessert, breakfast, or to put in a school lunch box. Fresh fruit is the best but frozen will do when the fruit out of season.
When street fairs are over but you have a taste for some vendor street sweets, these Air Fryer Oreos® can give a quick fix to your taste buds. On a cold night, these “munchables” along with a glass of milk is the perfect comfort food.
If you don’t have a place for a campfire, but hankering for a s’more, try Air-Fryer S’mores Crescent Rolls as a substitute. This recipe features Nutella as a drizzle but chocolate syrup is just as good.
If you do not have a fryer on hand, remember Amazon has Prime Day on October 13-14 2020 that features special deals. Amazon also features a variety of cookbooks that focus on this type of frying. Pick a cookbook that features recipes that reflect your style of eating. You will be amazed at the versatility of these fryers. What a great way to eat healthily and not have to give up your favorite fried foods.