Think an air fryer is only for frying chips or spring rolls? You’re wrong. Like really, really wrong. Here’s 10 mouth-watering things you can cook in an air fryer – and not a frozen chip in sight.
A healthier way to fry food without sacrificing on flavour, texture or taste, Philips is firing up the family kitchen with their awesome, and ever-handy Air Fryer.
Using RapidAir Technology, this kitchen gadget bakes, roasts, grills and fries with next to no oil – and sometimes completely without!
Best of all, the air fryer is an incredible TIME SAVER! Say goodbye to patiently waiting for the oven to heat up while your hangry kids wait impatiently
So with this in mind, join us on discovering 10 delicious things you can whiz up in the kitchen with your air fryer. Prepare to have your mind blown by the possibilities!
1. PORK BELLY AND CRACKLING
Nobody will ever argue with how delicious pork belly can be for dinner, not to mention crackling. Sammy and Bella show you just how easy it can be in the air fryer with this Chinese pork recipe, try it for yourself!
2. FALAFEL WITH BEETROOT TAHINI SAUCE
For a super duper healthy meal, Callum Hann rocks the air fryer method with this amazing falafel and beetroot dish. He even cooks the beetroot in the air fryer. Mind blown.
3. GRILLED FISH
A warm weather favourite for many families, there’s no more having to heat the whole kitchen with the oven! Fresh grilled fish with pesto sauce is coming straight to the dinner table with this recipe!
4. ROAST CHICKEN IN UNDER 30 MINUTES!
Roasting in the oven and oil splattering everywhere is a thing of the past. Roast chicken can’t possibly get much easier than this! Watch this video to see how it’s done. Best of all, it’s done in about 30 minutes! Yes, 30 minutes!
Quiche in the air fryer – it seems too good to be true! Perfect for a weekend lunch, try this salmon quiche recipe on for size. So fancy, so delicious. Baked in 20 minutes!!
6. CRUMBED CHICKEN NUGGETS
A mainstay of many family menus, try Sammy and Bella‘s tasty twist on made-from-scratch chicken nuggets with chips. Crunchy vegetable chips, yum!
7. PIZZA IN 12 MINUTES!
Woah, homemade pizza! Friday nights just got real nice and relaxed – and with all the homemade yumminess! Serve yours with a glass of red and the kids with a yummy fruit-packed smoothie. Cooked in 12 minutes!
8. CUPCAKES IN 10 MINUTES!
Yes, you can! Cupcakes, muffins and mini loaves, you can do it all in the air fryer. And you don’t even need to make your baked goodies from scratch – a packet mix works just as well. Cupcakes cooked in 10 minutes, does it get any better? Well, maybe licking the bowl does…
9. FRUIT CRUMBLE
This popular dessert can be cooked in here too! Go on, try your favourite recipe or if you’re new to crumble, this apricot and blackberry crumble recipe will get your tummy rumbling! Baked in 20 minutes!
For nice thick burgers that won’t dry out as they cook, look to the air fryer to cook them to perfection. This hamburger recipe is particularly epic – just don’t forget to stack your burger high, cafe style!
There you have it, 10 things you might have tried to cook in an air fryer. Enjoy! Take a look at the range of Air Fryers over at Philips if you want to try some of these yummy recipes for yourself.