Learn how to make healthier, great-tasting air fryer recipes for your family with these Best Air Fryer Recipes for Every Meal – Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Appetizers, Snacks, and even Desserts!
Air fryers have exploded in popularity. Air fryers are a great way to eat crispy “fried” foods without all the unhealthy oils used in conventional frying methods.
Find all the air fryer recipe inspiration you need with these Best Air Fryer Recipes for Every Meal.
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If you’re still unclear about what an air fryer actually is, let me explain this appliance a little more.
Air fryers are touted as a healthier way to prepare all sorts of foods because they use much less oil than frying, but still give foods that satisfying deep-fried taste.
Air fryers are essentially small convection ovens that give foods a crispier taste and texture than your oven in a fraction of the time.
This means that you can have a meal on the table in just minutes. A whole 4.25 pound roast chicken takes just 50 minutes in the air fryer versus about 84 minutes in a 425 degree oven for the same size chicken.
As you can see, air fryers can really help busy families and professionals who don’t have a lot of time get healthy, great-tasting meals on the table in no time!
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It’s not breakfast without the bacon! And bacon in the Air Fryer is the best ever!
Air Fryer Breakfast Frittata is a quick, easy, and protein-packed dish that comes together in just minutes.
If Taco Tuesday and Sunday Brunch had babies, they’d look an awful lot like these Mexican Hash Brown Muffins.
Air Fryer Cinnamon Sugar French Toast is a delicious breakfast made quick and easy in the air fryer!
Thick slices of brioche french toast coated in sweet, buttery cinnamon sugar.
Prefer your breakfast to-go? These Air Fryer French Toast Sticks are the perfect grab-and-go breakfast for busy mornings.
These Cajun Breakfast Sausage Patties are juicy on the inside and crispy golden on the outside. Plus they’re Paleo and gluten free!
This easy homemade bagel recipe is made from scratch with just 5 ingredients – flour, Greek yogurt, egg white, baking powder, and salt!
No yeast, no boiling, no fancy mixer, and you can bake them in the oven or in the air-fryer!
Breakfast Potatoes made in the air fryer are cooked in only 15 minutes and produce the crispiest and creamiest potatoes your breakfast plate is begging for.
They taste just like the potatoes you get at the restaurant, but healthier with only a tiny amount of oil.
Air Fryer Hard Boiled Eggs are an easy way to make hard boiled eggs without using the stove or oven.
If you have an air fryer and a package of store-bought cinnamon rolls, you can have a sweet, hot breakfast on the table for your crew in 6 minutes flat!
These quick and easy Air Fryer Breakfast Burritos are the best way to start the day!
Here’s a simple method for how to make juicy, super tender, and wonderfully delicious chicken breasts in the air fryer!
This basic Air Fryer Chicken Breast Recipe is quick, healthy, and can be prepped ahead of time.
The maple syrup in the sauce combined with high heat air frying makes the skin beautifully caramelized and incredibly flavorful. Trust me, you will be running for seconds!
Cilantro Lime Air Fryer Shrimp Skewers are perfect meal, appetizer, or game day fare that is also perfectly healthy.
Air Fryer Southern Style Fried Pork Chops is a quick recipe using boneless or bone-in pork chops, buttermilk, and zesty seasoning to provide the perfect crunchy texture.
Frying pork chops has never been easier!
Ready in just 12 minutes, these Ranch Chicken Tenders are crunchy on the outside and tender and juicy on the inside.
Enjoy delicious crunchy coconut shrimp cooked in the air fryer and dipped in a pineapple yogurt sauce for a mini vacation in your kitchen!
This Air Fryer Fried Chicken is golden brown, juicy, and full of flavor. It’s one recipe you have to try in your air fryer.
Air Fryer Salmon comes out perfectly tender and juicy every time!
Enjoy the great taste of salmon at a fraction of the price with this frugal recipe for salmon cakes made with cheap canned salmon.
These tasty Salmon Cakes are incredibly moist, yet crispy from the Panko. A must-try seafood dinner.
Asian Glazed Chicken Thighs come out so juicy and delicious in the air fryer!
This Buttermilk-Marinated Air Fryer Whole Roasted Chicken comes out unbelievably juicy and delicious, and it’s so easy to make with just 3 ingredients!
Simple and flavorful garlic and Parmesan air-fried shrimp ready in just 10 minutes!
These ribs are tender and fall off the bone delicious. Using the air fryer is by far the easiest way to make them, and the recipe is almost foolproof.
Surprisingly low in calories and amazingly satisfying, these Perfect Personal Pizzas (in an Air Fryer) will be your new favorite meal or snack.
Combine sliced chicken, peppers, onions, and fajita seasoning for the easiest Chicken Fajita dinner ever!
Air Fryer Chinese Take Out Sweet ‘N Sour Pork is a healthier option than the deep fried version and is made at home in less than 30 minutes.
Make the juiciest hamburgers that cook quickly and evenly.
Make Chicken Parm in the air fryer for all of the flavor and none of the fat – in only about 10 minutes!
This method of cooking steak in the air fryer provides perfect juicy steak each and every time.
Air Fryer Hot Dogs taste like they were cooked on the grill, but are perfectly cooked in the air fryer in just 8 minutes!
This traditional Southern dinner gets a healthier makeover in the air fryer!
A comforting meal without all the extra calories from the deep fryer and less mess (and grease smell!) in your kitchen.
You’ve never had Brussels sprouts like these! Parmesan Air Fryer Brussels Sprouts are crispy, savory, absolutely delicious, and surprisingly diet-friendly! Plus they’re keto-friendly!
These Cinnamon Honey Glazed Air Fryer Sweet Potato Bites are a super quick and easy side that goes with any meal. Toddlers love them, too!
Grab some baby potatoes and spices from the pantry to make these delicious, crispy Air Fryer Roasted Potatoes for a perfect side dish done in 20 minutes!
Here’s a recipe for THE BEST Air Fryer Corn on the Cob that’s sure to be your go-to recipe for sweet corn.
Garlic Mushrooms are a great way to turn mushrooms haters in mushroom lovers! Makes a delicious appetizer or side, especially with a nice, juicy steak.
These baked potatoes are the ultimate air fryer side dish and will make you love your air fryer – if you don’t already!
Delicious, crispy, and crunchy French fries that taste just like your favorite restaurant – but a healthier version you can feel good about serving your family.
This Air Fryer Baked Sweet Potato recipe results in a sweet potato baked to perfection!
These potatoes are so versatile, tasty and pair well with main dishes for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.
These easy air fryer twice baked potatoes are a creamy and cheesy side dish that is a perfect addition any meal.
Hearty baked potatoes are filled with mashed potatoes, sour cream, and cheese and topped with bacon and chives.
And thanks to the air fryer, you can cook these potatoes in only about 10 minutes!
Ditch the takeout for this easy and economical version made in the air fryer.
Air Fryer Chicken Wings are so crispy without any added oil! Cooking wings in an air fryer only takes 30 min, and you can toss them in your favorite sauce.
Skim milk string cheese sticks dipped in whole wheat flour, egg, Panko breadcrumbs, and spices for a delicious snack or appetizer that’s way better than the original!
Crab rangoon, also known as crab puffs, crab cheese wontons, or crab pillows, are savory, slightly sweet, and packed with flavor.
You can cancel the takeout tonight with this easy recipe that’s better than the original!
Making chickpeas in the air fryer is a quick and easy way to achieve the perfect crispness.
Crunchy on the outside and creamy on the inside, these Crispy Air Fryer Parmesan Chickpeas are the perfect snack on their own, on a salad, or added to a snack mix.
Air Fryer Fried Green Tomatoes are super crispy and delicious. Serve them with some Comeback Sauce for a fabulous southern party appetizer or side.
Air Fryer Pickles are super crispy and make a great game day or party snack!
Fried Pickles made in the air fryer are healthier because they are made with a lot less oil and have a crunchy Panko bread crumbs coating that makes them taste even better than the deep fried original.
Jalapeño Poppers are a classic appetizer that are wildly popular! These poppers are wrapped in bacon and crisped to perfection in the air fryer.
Easy, healthy, perfectly spicy Buffalo Cauliflower Bites prepared in the air fryer!
Make onion rings from scratch with this super simple recipe.
Air Fryer Popcorn Chicken is an easy, kid-friendly, whole family pleasing dinner, appetizer, or snack.
Try this perfect Air Fryer Cheese Quesadilla with leftover chicken for a wonderfully quick recipe that is very easy to make, beginner-friendly, and kid-approved.
Learn how to make an Air Fried Blooming Onion that tastes and looks just like the original version that is fried and full of calories.
Apple Fritters with Brown Butter Glaze are healthier than old fashioned fritters, yet still a delicious air fryer dessert.
Air Fryer Banana Bread is easy to make & takes only 40 minutes. Loaded with nuts & delicious banana flavor, it’s a classic breakfast recipe, simplified.
You are going to love this easy and delicious Chocolate Cake perfect for birthday parties or just because!
The crispy fried tortilla shell will have everyone thinking you slaved over a hot stove all day, but because the air fryer makes this a quick and easy dessert recipe.
Classic chocolate chip cookies can take only 5 minutes to cook thanks to the air fryer!
These cookies are perfectly crispy on the outside and perfectly soft on the inside, which makes for a very happy snack time or dessert.
Enjoy unbelievably delicious fresh baked apple pie made in the air fryer!
The center of these cakes is decadent, rich, gooey, and warm, and cleanup is a breeze!
Air Fryer Angel Food Cake Churro Bites are made from soft and chewy angel food cake and smothered in cinnamon and sugar.
Tastes just like your favorite churros in a fun snack size.
Feed your family healthier versions of all their favorites without sacrificing taste with these Must-Try Air Fryer Recipes for Every Meal – Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Appetizers, Snacks, and Even Desserts!
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