These are the 50 BEST air fryer recipes – appetizers, main dishes, side dishes, and desserts!
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From make the most delicious appetizers to tasty desserts you’ll be cutting down the oil and air frying your favorite dishes cooked to perfection!
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Air Fryer Appetizers
Air fryer appetizers that are simple to throw together and eat for football games, Superbowl, birthday parties, romantic dinners, or summer BBQs with your friends!
Try air fryer bacon-wrapped Brussels sprouts, salmon bites, chicken wings, mozzarella sticks, cauliflower bites, jalapeno poppers, onion rings, and more!
Air Fryer Brussels Sprouts Wrapped with Bacon
Enjoy these easy to make bacon-wrapped Brussels sprout appetizers that are perfect for entertaining!
They also pair well with rice for a new take on dinner and it's perfect for the keto diet.
Air Fryer Loaded Mashed Potato Wontons
Crispy air fryer loaded mashed potato wontons filled with creamy mashed potatoes, bacon bits, cheddar cheese, and then air fried in a crispy wonton wrapper.
Air Fryer Buffalo Chicken Meatballs
THE perfect party appetizer – air fryer buffalo chicken meatballs!
They’re healthy-ish but full of all your favorite buffalo chicken flavors. Made with lean ground chicken and seasonings, a delicious buffalo sauce, and topped with blue cheese crumbles.
Definitely add this to your collection of air fryer recipes!
Air Fryer Bacon-Wrapped Jalapeño Poppers
Jalapeño Poppers are a classic appetizer that is wildly popular! These are wrapped in bacon and crisped to perfection in the Air Fryer.
Air Fryer Sauerkraut Fritters
These Crispy Sauerkraut Fritters with Bacon, Sausage, and Cheese are the perfect appetizer for all your fall celebrations!
They can be prepared days ahead of time, stay crisp for hours, and are a snap to make in the air-fryer.
Air Fryer Keto Onion Rings
This keto air fryer onion rings recipe is SO CRISPY, with 7 ingredients!
Learning how to make onion rings in the air fryer is the key to keto onion rings that are just as crispy as real ones.
Air Fryer Turkey Meatballs
The most tender air fryer turkey meatballs you'll ever have, with a crisp exterior! Perfect for snacking on their own, meal prep, or in sauces!
Air Fryer Five-Cheese Lasagna Fritta
This is an air fryer version of Olive Garden’s Lasagna Fritta that is very tasty!
Five-cheese lasagna fritta is fried lasagna with creamy ricotta cheese, mozzarella, parmesan, romano, and asiago cheese spread in between rolled lasagna noodles that are then dipped in batter and fried golden crispy. Serve with marinara and/or alfredo sauce.
Air Fryer Pizza Rolls
How to make easy air fryer pizza rolls with pizza sauce, 3 kinds of cheese - mozzarella, cheddar, and Parmesan, all air-fried or baked in rolled-up pizza dough. They're the perfect bite! It can be a meal for kiddos or served as an appetizer or snack.
Air Fryer Naked Chicken Wings
Crispy air fryer naked chicken wings with the option to coat them in hot sauce, teriyaki glaze, sweet chili, honey garlic, or just eat them plain! Great for parties, Super Bowl, or barbeques!
Easy Air Fryer Mozzarella Sticks
Learn how to make easy gluten-free and low-carb mozzarella sticks at home using your air fryer! Stock the freezer and cook from frozen in just 6 minutes! Recipe created in partnership with Bob’s Red Mill.
Air Fryer BBQ Chicken Roll-Ups
Easy air fryer BBQ chicken roll-ups with BBQ sauce, shredded chicken, mozzarella, and sliced red onions all baked in rolled-up pizza dough. They're simply delicious!
Air Fryer Hooter's Chicken Wings
This is a copycat recipe for air fryer Hooter’s wings. They’re crispy, a little spicy, and definitely juicy! Perfect as an appetizer for parties or as a meal at home.
Air Fryer Pretzel Bites
These Air Fryer Pretzel Bites are so easy to make and taste amazing! Chewy, soft, and perfectly salty, you’ll love this pretzel bites recipe for an after-school snack, game-day treat, or anytime you need the perfect party appetizer. No air fryer? Don’t worry because I have oven-baking instructions too!
Air Fryer Stuffed Mushrooms
Easy air fryer stuffed mushrooms filled with cream cheese, sour cream, garlic, and topped with cheddar and chives. They’re great as an appetizer or a side dish!
Air Fryer Bagel Sticks
You don’t have to be on a weight loss program to be able to enjoy these delicious 2-ingredient Weight Watchers Bagels sticks. This is going to be one of your new favorite recipes to make for when you have a craving for a bagel, and not worry about the guilt.
Air Fryer Baked Brie
Air Fryer baked brie is the most amazing appetizer you will ever make! Warm ooey gooey cheese with apples and brown sugar is something you must make ASAP!
Air Fryer Chicken Wings with a Sweet Asian Chili Sauce
Say hello to Air Fryer Sweet Asian Chili Wings made in under 30 minutes! Oh my, these wings are so good, and the air fryer makes them so crispy, and delicious, without being greasy (at ALL!)
Air Fryer Buffalo Cauliflower Bites
These vegetarian Air Fryer Buffalo Cauliflower bites are served with a lightened-up Blue Cheese Dip. They make a great healthy snack or appetizer. Instructions for different air fryer types as well as oven roasting are included.
Air Fryer Garlic Butter Salmon Bites
Air Fryer garlic butter salmon bites are the best salmon bites recipe ever. This air fryer salmon is buttery and mouthwatering. Additionally, this flavorful low-carb salmon recipe is great for paleo and Keto diets. It’s just perfect for an everyday dinner or meal.
Air Fryer Main Dishes
Air fryer main dishes are great for cutting out the grease and oil in your favorite meals, but wanting the same great flavor. You can cook juicy air fryer steak, chicken Parmesan, pork chops, pork loin, chicken legs, salmon, fish and chips, turkey, and even a whole chicken!
Air Fryer Chicken Legs
Make dinner easy and delicious with this recipe for air fryer chicken legs! They pair well with a variety of side dishes and are so simple to make! Better than fried chicken! This healthy recipe for chicken with crispy skin will be a favorite of adults and with kids for dinner.
Air Fryer Turkey Dinner
Looking to make a simple turkey dinner for a small group of friends or family? Try this simple air fryer turkey dinner made with the Philips XXL Airfryer.
Air Fryer Whole Chicken
Got an air fryer and want a juicy and tender roast chicken? Perfectly moist with crispy skin, make this whole chicken in an air fryer in under 30 minutes.
Air Fryer Mahi Mahi Fish & Chips
Cook crispy air fried Mahi Mahi fish & chips for an easy homemade dinner option. With a delicious crunchy coating and a simple lemon dill aioli, these are sure to be one of your new favorite Mahi Mahi recipes.
Air Fryer Chicken Parmesan
Chicken Parmesan cooked in the air fryer with a crispy panko-Parmesan crust, melted mozzarella, and marinara sauce.
Simple Air Fryer Salmon
How to make simple air fryer salmon cooked to perfection. This is a basic recipe without all the frills and spices that highlights the salmon fillet.
Plus, find out how to know when salmon is cooked.
Air Fryer Popcorn Chicken
Need an easy, kid-friendly, whole family-pleasing dinner recipe? This Air Fryer Popcorn Chicken recipe is it!
Air Fryer Steak and Chicken Kabobs
How to make air fryer steak and chicken kabobs turn out so juicy and tender. The skewers have sirloin, chicken, zucchini, onion, red and yellow peppers, and grape tomatoes.
Air Fryer Chicken Strips
This is an air fryer chicken strips recipe that is juicy and crispy with panko breadcrumbs. They're done cooking in just 12 minutes!
Air Fryer Olive Garden Chicken Kabobs
These air fryer Olive Garden dressing chicken kabobs are a quick and easy alternative to grilled skewers. Using a ready-made marinade and air fryer makes this a foolproof recipe that is perfect for a light dinner.
Air Fryer Blackened Fish Tacos
Mahi Mahi fillets seasoned with a homemade Cajun spice blend, crisped to perfection in an air fryer, and served in fire-grilled corn tortillas with zesty mango salsa! That’s what makes these Blackened Fish Tacos a real crowd-pleaser.
Air Fryer Pork Schnitzel
Easy air fryer pork schnitzel is thin, tender pieces of pork coated in panko breadcrumbs then air fried until golden and crispy in just 12 minutes.
Air Fryer Tofu Nuggets
Crispy tofu nuggets a.k.a. the ultimate “vegan chicken nuggets“ air-fried without any oil and good for you. Finished with a simple panko bread crumb and nutritional yeast coat for the ultimate tasty crunch.
Air Fryer Coconut Shrimp
Air fryer coconut shrimp is an amazing treat – no matter what time of year it is. It’s especially nice to cook on a cold winter’s day when you want to pretend that there’s not a foot of snow outside your door. Add a fruity dipping sauce and you’re ready to escape to a warm sunny beach – at least in your mind.
Juicy Air Fryer Steak
Juicy sirloin steak cooked perfectly and quickly in an air fryer. The steak is cooked evenly through the middle and tastes delicious. It’s perfect for date night, those cooking one steak for themselves, and anyone looking for new ways to use their air fryer!
Air Fryer Breaded Pork Chops
Air fryer breaded pork chops are boneless 1-inch pork chops breaded in panko and grated Parmesan then air fried until crispy and golden brown.
Air Fryer Orange Chicken
Air Fryer chicken cubes are covered in a sweet orange citrus sauce.
Air Fryer Pickle-Brined Chicken Nuggets
Do you love pickles? This should be next on your list of recipes to make!
This is a recipe for air fryer pickle-brined chicken nuggets that are marinated in dill pickle juice then coated in breadcrumbs and air fried until crispy golden brown.
Air Fryer Side Dishes
Air fryer side dishes are so delicious and perfectly paired with your favorite meal! You can air fry french fries, carrots, broccoli, mushrooms, onions, and more!
Air Fryer Baby Potatoes
Easy air fryer baby potatoes seasoned with garlic and paprika. The perfect side dish that is done in under 20 minutes!
Air Fryer Broccoli
Curious as to how to make crispy broccoli with an air fryer? Here’s how you can quickly make easy air fryer broccoli!
Air Fryer French Fries
Tasty air fryer french fries seasoned with garlic powder, smoked paprika, and sprinkled with Parmesan and freshly cut parsley.
Air Fryer Sweet Potato Fries with Avocado Aioli
These air fryer sweet potato fries are the absolute best side dish ever! Cooking fries in the air fryer makes them nice and crispy without the need for lots of oil, plus they’re just SO easy to make! I’m also sharing the recipe for the best dip for sweet potato fries, a quick & easy Avocado Aioli! And did I mention this recipe is Whole30, Paleo, and Gluten-Free?!
Air Fryer Desserts
Who knew you air fry dessert? Try out these tasty sweet treats in the air fryer! Air fry your favorite bread pudding, cinnamon apples, pound cake, Oreos, churros tossed in cinnamon and sugar, or apple turnovers!
Air Fryer Very Berry Bread Pudding
This easy Berry Bread Pudding is the best dessert (or breakfast) to satisfy those sweet cravings. It is creamy, decadent and so easy to make in the air fryer, oven or even the instant pot. Perfect to serve to the family or for entertaining!
Air Fryer Pound Cake Bites with Bailey’s Hot Fudge Sauce
Pound Cake Bites made crispy in the air fryer with Bailey's Fudge Sauce for dipping.
Air Fryer Churros Recipe
Try this recipe for Air Fryer Churros. It's kid-friendly and it's a really yummy dessert to make in your AirFryer. Enjoy it with cinnamon sugar or Nutella.
Air Fryer Baked Apples
Air Fryer Baked Apples are the perfect quick dessert when you’re craving something sweet. These cinnamon baked apples are filled with a delicious oat crisp and can be enjoyed on their own or topped with ice cream or cream. Made with everyday ingredients and ready in just 15 minutes. They can also be made in the oven if you don’t have an air fryer.
Air Fryer Blueberry Cream Cheese Bread Pudding
Rich, creamy and so satisfying, this easy Blueberry Cream Cheese Bread Pudding will become your new favorite dessert. Cubed croissants tossed with lemony custard, blueberries, cream cheese and a handful of other ingredients, this decadent dessert can be made in an Air Fryer, Instant Pot or oven.
Air Fryer Cinnamon Apples
Crispy air fryer cinnamon apples are deliciously satisfying, so you’ll want to make them often. They are easy to make and don’t have any sugar added.
Air Fryer Oreos with Crescent Rolls
Deep-fried Oreos are a personal favorite dessert of mine at the fair. They’re fluffy, creamy, and chocolatey.
Air Fryer Apple Turnovers
Looking for a delicious dessert to make in your air fryer? Try these apple turnovers! Deliciously soft cinnamon apples baked inside flaky puff pastry. Don’t worry if you don’t have an air fryer, you can make them in the oven too. Get bakery-style apple turnovers in a flash at home.
So many delicious ideas here! I LOVE my air fryer and you’ve given me some awesome inspiration to keep cooking with it 🙂