Kleinworthco.com Essentially serving a pile of these with some marinara sauce is the easiest way to turn an entrée into an appetizer. Grave Weldon and Kat Robinson / seriouseats.com No recipe (probably for the better), but you can read all about it here.
J. Kenji Lopez-Alt / slice.seriouseats.com Fry the dough, top it off, then stick it the oven to melt that cheese. Foodnetwork.com Some days you want the kind of breakfast that will induce a food coma and justify a morning nap.
Erhard ts Eat / Via erhardtseat.com Be warned: You may never order restaurant chicken wings again after sinking your teeth into this homemade version, which are crunchy and tossed in a Thai-inspired sauce made with soy sauce, sweet chili, garlic, ginger, and sesame oil. You could also eat these fish fillets in taco form, on top of a salad, or in a burrito bowl.
Wrap mozzarella string cheese in egg roll wrappers, spray with olive oil, sprinkle with salt, and toss them in the air fryer to get golden brown. Craving Tasty / Via cravingtasty.com For perfectly cooked steak every single time, give your air fryer a try.
Economic Kitchen / Via okonomikitchen.com This caramelized banana dessert is so decadent, you'll forget you're eating fruit. Plated Cravings / Via platedcravings.com The perfect treat for breakfast or dessert, these delicious doughnuts are crispy and glazed on the outside but fluffy and doughy on the inside.
Serve a few of these eggplant rounds in stacks, coated with melted mozzarella cheese and your favorite marinara sauce. White On Rice Couple / Via whiteonricecouple.com We've been trying to roast Brussels sprouts, so they're as crispy as the version we order at restaurants for years, and we've finally found the key: It's your trusty air fryer that gives these veggies the perfect outer char.
Sweet Peas and Saffron / Via sweetpeasandsaffron.com An easy weeknight dinner for when you have no idea what to make, start with frozen shrimp and whip them up in the air fryer in minutes. Happy Foods Tube / Via happyfoodstube.com Puff pastry topped with a mixture of cinnamon, sugar, and butter goes into the air fryer.
Army / Via carmyy.com Better than your favorite fast food nuggets, these crunchy air-fried boneless chicken bites are like a grown-up version of the childhood classic. Cook It Real Good / Via cookitrealgood.com These fork-tender baked apples get topped with buttery rolled oats in this dessert recipe guaranteed to satisfy your sweet tooth.
Fantastic Mom / Via foodtasticmom.com Baja-style fish tacos are right this way, just add your favorite toppings like pic ode Gallo, avocado, and jalapeño. Feel Good Foodie / Via feelgood foodie.net, Feed Good Foodie / Via feelgood foodie.net Just season these babies with a bit of olive oil, salt, pepper, and whatever additional spices are in your pantry like paprika and garlic powder and you've got a delightful veggie side dish.
Fit Happy Foodie / Via fithappyfoodie.com Bonus points if you make the dumplings from scratch, but this shortcut dinner calls for frozen pot stickers that get seriously crispy in the air fryer. Recipe Diary / Via recipe-diaries.com Chimichangas are usually deep-fried burritos, but in this case, burritos are stuffed with shredded chicken, cheese, Greek yogurt, chopped Chile, and more, then cooked in hot air until the tortilla is golden and crispy and the inside is melty and warm.
Recipes From a Pantry / Via recipesfromapantry.com Your air fryer gives this otherwise basic quesadilla a perfectly crispy exterior and a cheesy, melty interior sort of like the consistency of a chimichanga. Diet hood / Via diethood.com Lightly breaded in almond flour then coated in spicy barbecue sauce, this cauliflower makes for a delicious meatless Monday meal or family-friendly side dish.
Upstate Ramblings / Via upstateramblings.com In a blind tasting, you'd bet money that these Chinese-inspired egg rolls were deep-fried. Skinny Southern Recipes / Via skinnysouthernrecipes.com We're usually hesitant to make tofu at home because we can never achieve that satisfying sear, but the air fryer changed that for good.
A Family Feast / Via afamilyfeast.com This creamy mac 'n' cheese is so incredibly easy, you don't even have to cook the pasta separately. Cover the pasta with parchment paper as it bakes in the air fryer to achieve that delightful crispy top layer.
Klein worth Co / Via kleinworthco.com Roll up a tortilla with scrambled egg, browned sausage, some diced veggies, and shredded cheese, pop it into the air fryer and wait for a crispy breakfast burrito to emerge. Jr Eats / Via jz-eats.com Forget about all the bacon splatter, grease, and mess and cook everyone's favorite breakfast side right in the air- fryer.
Toss these chickpea fritters into pita bread or enjoy them on a salad with a drizzle of hummus or tahini. The Typical Mom Blog / Via temeculablogs.com Dredge chicken breasts in egg and breadcrumbs, then let it cook in the air fryer until golden brown on all sides and tender on the inside.
Blue Jean Chef / Via bluejeanchef.com Cut your zucchini into matchsticks and coat them in egg and breadcrumbs to make these chewy fries. The Food Hussy / Via thefoodhussy.com This buttery, melt-in-your-mouth scallops surrounded by savory, crunchy bacon is fancy enough for a date night meal, yet it's easy enough for a casual weeknight dinner.
Gimme Delicious / Via gimmedelicious.com If there's one reason to invest in an air fryer, it's this outrageously decadent chicken that tastes like it was deep-fried. In reality though, it's simply marinated in buttermilk and hot sauce, breaded in corn starch and flour, and cooked using nothing but air.
Rachel Cooks / Via rachelcooks.com Crunchy on the outside with a custard-like filling, these French toast sticks will quickly become your new favorite breakfast. Feel free to get creative and add whatever protein (bacon, ham, sausage) or vegetables (peppers, onion, tomato) you like best.
Plated Cravings / Via platedcravings.com Dill pickle spears gets coated in egg, buttermilk, breadcrumbs and a handful of spices like cayenne pepper and paprika. Cooking' Canuck / Via cookincanuck.com This salmon gets its texture and flavor from a handful of spices like paprika, cayenne, garlic powder, and oregano.
You can use store bought pie crust to make this Latin American comfort food. Skinny Taste / Via skinnytaste.com You're going to want to put this marinade made with soy sauce, balsamic, honey, and Sriracha on just about everything.
From savory mains like spicy chicken empanadas, to snacks like dark brown sugar-dusted doughnuts, this list might just convince you that anything can be improved with an air fryer. Glueandglitter.com If your Brussels sprouts are on the larger side, slice them into thirds to make sure you don't end up with any hard, uncooked sections.
Thecreativebite.com Dill pickles + pinko bread crumbs = Salty, savory, and crunchy chips you can't get at any grocery store. Gingercasa.com This breakfast pocket is a great meal for adding any leftover vegetables and meats you've got sitting in the fridge.
Everydayteacherstyle.com A can of biscuit dough, dark brown sugar, and a pinch of cinnamon go a long way to make doughnuts that are perfectly crisped on the outside and fluffy on the inside. Andrew Richard / BuzzFeed glueandglitter.com If your Brussels sprouts are on the larger side, slice them into thirds to make sure you don't end up with any hard, uncooked sections.
Fromvalskitchen.com All the fried rice goodness, without the greased up stove top (and oil-splattered shirt) to deal with. Thecreativebite.com Dill pickles + pinko bread crumbs = Salty, savory, and crunchy chips you can't get at any grocery store.
Glueandglitter.com Four ingredients (cauliflower, pinko, butter, buffalo sauce) and 20 minutes is all it takes to make these. Recipethis.com These healthy drumsticks use an oats-and-cauliflower crumb to achieve a perfectly crispy texture.
Cadryskitchen.com One of the best uses for your Air fryer is for quick projects like this one, which repurposes stale bread to create crunchy, slightly zesty, basil-topped croutons. Glueandglitter.com Amazing what two tablespoons of oil and some vegan ranch seasoning can do to tough kale.
Gingercasa.com This breakfast pocket is a great meal for adding any leftover vegetables and meats you've got sitting in the fridge. Eddy Zucchini / Eye / Getty Images If you make chicken, bacon, pork chops, etc.
Vegetarian Mamma / Via vegetarianmamma.com Your air fryer basket or shelf probably isn't ideal for cooking something like mac 'n' cheese, or fried rice. The solution: just place any glass, oven-proof baking dish or bowl into your air fryer.
When I was growing up, my parents had a farm, and every year, Dad would hire teenage boys to help by haying time. They looked forward to coming because they knew they would be treated to some of Mom's deepfryerrecipes, including this delicious fried chicken.
Sometimes I'll even make a quick berry whipped cream and pipe it inside for a fun surprise. Jalapeño poppers are also one of my favorite appetizers, and this recipe is a great way to combine those foods.