20+ Easy, Delicious Air Fryer Recipes
Air fryer recipes are all the rage right now, and for good reason. Air frying is the best way to indulge in your favorite fried comfort foods in a healthy way, without the guilt!
We're sharing our favorite easy air fryer recipes here to help you enjoy the flavor and crispiness of deep-fried foods, but with less fat and calories!
What can you cook in an air fryer?
A better question may be what can't you make in an air fryer! Obviously, foods that are typically fried are what you will find most often, but that's just the tip of the iceberg. In addition to favorites like air fryer fish and chicken recipes, you can use an air fryer to make:
- Air fried vegetables and other side dishes
- Air fryer desserts (oh, yes you can!)
- Main dishes like stuffed peppers and meatballs
- You can even use frozen foods in air fryer recipes! If you choose to air fry frozen foods, please use caution. Especially if you open the drawer during the cook time, as the food may splatter.
Easy Air Fryer Recipes
To make browsing these recipes as easy as possible, they are broken down into the following categories:
- Air fryer chicken recipes (and other meat)
- Air fryer fish recipes (and seafood)
- Vegetarian air fryer recipes
- Air fried snacks and sides
- Air fried desserts
If you want to save or pin any of the air fryer recipes, simply click on the image, or the link beneath it. Simple, right? So let's get to the recipes!
Chicken Recipes and other meats
Whether you're air frying chicken, pork, beef, or another meat, your air fryer will prepare it quickly and easily.
Air Fryer Whole Chicken Recipe, via A Typical Mom
Air Fryer Homemade Chicken Nuggets, via The Girl on Bloor
Spicy Air Fryer Chicken Wings, via Plated Cravings
Cajun Homemade Breakfast Sausage, via Cotter Crunch
Healthy Air Fryer Chicken Breasts, from A Pinch of Healthy
Easy Air Fried Stuffed Peppers, via Air Fryer Fanatics
Fish Recipes and Seafood
If you don't apply cooking spray before you cook fish or seafood in an air fryer, it can become a mess to clean up. To keep cleanup even easier, spray a sheet of aluminum foil and set it in the bottom of the fryer basket. Just be cautious – you don't want to cover the entire surface.
Air Fryer Coconut Shrimp, via Confessions of a Fit Foodie
Gluten Free Air Fryer Cod, via Food Faith Fitness
Perfect Air Fryer Salmon, via Noble Pig
Air Fryer Honey Garlic Shrimp, via Air Fryer Fanatics
Air Fryer Paleo Salmon Cakes, via Food Faith Fitness
Cajun Crispy Air Fryer Fish, via Recipes from a Pantry
Vegan and Vegetarian Air Fryer Recipes
If you love batter-fried vegetables, you will absolutely love making them in an air fryer! They come out crispy and golden brown, and full of flavour. With half the fat and calories of deep-fried veggies, there's no reason to wait any longer to make them!
Air Fryer Tofu, via Sweet Peas and Saffron
Toasted Coconut Air Fryer French Toast, via Strength & Sunshine
Air Fried Spicy Cauliflower Stir Fry, via Vegan in the Freezer
Air Fryer Snacks and Sides
Imagine the joy of serving healthy snacks at your next girl's weekend party. You'll have every one of your guests asking for the air fryer recipes!
Healthy Air Fryer Sweet Potato Fries, via The Girl on Bloor
Air Fryer Zucchini Fries, via Sweet Peas and Saffron
Keto Air Fried Onion Rings, via Wholesome Yum
Air Fryer Chermoula Roasted Beets, via Two Sleevers
Delicious Air Fryer Desserts
If you've ever been to a fair where you are able to buy deep fried cheesecake on a stick or deep fried Oreos, you know how popular those desserts are. Now, close your eyes and imagine biting into a lightened up version of that dessert. Oh yes, we love our easy air fryer recipes for making healthier desserts!
Air Fried Vegan Beignets, via Healthy Slow Cooking
Chocolate Cake Air Fryer Recipe, from Spaceships and Laser Beams