10 Family Favorite Air Fryer Dinners

Airfryer meals
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Updated Sep 29, 2019 @ 6:05 pm

Move over Instant Pot, the air fryer has been taking over the internet and countertops all year long and for good reason. Not only is it easy to use, but it’s a great way to make healthy, crave-worthy meals without too much effort. If you need more convincing or want a few new ways to use your favorite kitchen tool, these recipes are will get you started with on your clean frying adventures.

Orange airfryer tofu
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Orange Air Fryer Tofu from Jessica in the Kitchen

This Orange Air Fryer Tofu is a healthy twist on the classic Chinese takeout dish! It’s crispy, quick and protein rich. It gets coated in a sweet orange glaze that just bursting with flavor. This is a great recipe to try if you’re looking to see just how crispy the air fryer can make things.

Air Fryer Whole Chicken from I Heart Umami

This recipe for sure goes down in the air fryer hall of fame. A whole chicken slathered with a garlic-herb dry spice rub then air fried to golden crispy perfection. The meat is juicy and the skin is golden and packed with concentrated flavor. And believe it: this recipe is ready in under an hour. We have a feeling you’ll never buy another rotisserie chicken again.

Pita pizza
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Whole Wheat Pita Pepperoni Pizza from Stay Snatched

Craving a fresh baked pizza but don’t want the hassle? This air fryer pepperoni pizza is a quick and easy healthy recipes that only require 5 ingredients. We think it’s a good choice for weeknight dinners and and those days when you’re strapped for time but don’t want to rely on delivery. 

Tandoori Chicken from Whisk Affair

This flavor-packed Indian chicken recipe is simple to make while still capturing the flavors of restaurant-style tandoori chicken. Coated in a tangy yogurt sauce and crisped to perfection, you’ll might even prefer this to takeout. 

Gluten-free falafel
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Easy Airfryer Gluten Free Falafel from From My Bowl

These gluten-free air-fried falafels are the things healthy street food dreams are made of. Crunchy on the outside and soft in the middle, drizzle with some cool tzatziki to bring out all the delicious herby flavors.

Air Fried Steak and Asparagus Bundles from Bell’alimento

A fancy and flavorful steak dinner can go from the fridge to your plate in just minutes thanks to the air fryer. Wrap a beautiful piece of flank steak in juicy sliced bell peppers and asparagus to create a gluten free, low carb dinner that’s pretty looking and pretty delicious.

Airfryer fish
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Crispy Gluten Free Air Fryer Fish from Food Faith Fitness

This air fried fish recipe is so good, it’s hard to believe it’s gluten AND oil free. With just the right amount of crisp on the skin and the perfect flakey inside, these golden fillets are delicious by themselves or terrific for your fish taco Tuesdays.

Pork Dumpling Meatballs from A Dash of Dolly

Inspired by the traditional flavors of Asian pork dumplings, these juicy, gluten-free air fryer meatballs have a tender texture and are just bursting with umami taste. Dip them in coconut aminos to get a soy free shumai experience that will make you forget all about the wrapper.

Coconut shrimp
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Crispy Coconut Shrimp from Immaculate Bites

Take a trip to paradise with these crunchy Air Fryer Coconut Shrimp. Not only are they a healthier version of the classic restaurant appetizers, they are quick and perfectly crisp. Paired with a spicy Caribbean dip, each bite will send your taste buds on scrumptious island vacation.

Air Fryer Pork Chops from Delish

Put a healthier twist on a family favorite dish with this Air Fryer Pork Chop recipe. It’s perfect for those nights when you want something hassle free but still hearty. This is a fresh new way to think about the comforts of home cooking.

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