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What's so great about air fryer cooking?
If you already own and air fryer, then you know how great they are.
If you don't, here are a few points that you need to know that will convince you that an air fryer is an essential kitchen appliance that you'll use on a daily basis.
- Air fryers are like tabletop convection ovens.
- They're smaller in size (than a conventional oven), but mighty in power.
- Air fryers cook foods quickly with hot air and rapid air circulation.
- Air fryers are a budget-friendly way to cook.
- Foods come out crispy, but without the use of a lot of expensive oil.
- There is no open flame to deal with, so air fryer cooking is a safer cooking method for the entire family.
- Air frying is a healthier way to cook, and in a lot less time than a conventional oven.
- Roasting and sauteing are done a breeze in an air fryer.
- Cooking in an air fryer won't heat up the entire kitchen as a conventional oven will.
- Whatever you can cook on a stovetop or in the oven can be cooked in an air fryer.
- An air fryer is a great way to heat up leftovers.
- Frozen foods like French fries and onions rings come out crispy and crunchy but in less time.
- There are so many great accessories for air fryers now that anything and everything can be cooked within this fantastic kitchen appliance.
- You can set the time and temperature in an air fryer just as you would in a conventional oven or even a microwave.
- There are so many great brands and sizes to choose from, so no matter your kitchen size or the number of people you're cooking for, there's an air fryer that's just right for you!
Can proteins be cooked in an air fryer?
Yes! All kinds!
Steaks, chops, ribs, sausages, ground meats, you name it! If you like to eat it, it can be cooked in an air fryer.
What is are the proper air fryer cooking times and temperatures for meats?
Below is a handy list, but please keep in mind the thickness of your particular protein, and also your personal preference for doneness will play a factor in the actual times listed below.
And remember to always, use an instant-read meat thermometer to check the internal temperature of your protein before serving...especially poultry.
- Bacon - 350-degrees - 10-12 minutes
- Whole Chicken (approximately 4 pounds) - 350-degrees - 50-55 minutes
- Chicken Breast (bone-in) - 350-degrees - 35-40 minutes
- Chicken Breast (boneless) - 350-degrees - 15-20 minutes
- Chicken Tenders - 350-degrees - 8-10 minutes
- Chicken Thighs (bone-in) 350-degrees - 23-26 minutes
- Chicken Thigs (boneless) 350-degrees - 15-22 minutes
- Chicken Wings - 375-degrees - 20-30 minutes
- NY Strip Steak - 400-degrees - 8-14 minutes
- Ribeye or T-Bone - 400-degrees - 15-25 minutes
- Pork Chops (bone-in) - 350-degrees - 13-16 minutes
- Pork Chops (boneless) - 350-degrees - 10-12 minutes
- Pork Tenderloin - 375-degrees - 16-25 minutes
- Lamb Chops (bone-in) - 350-degrees - 15-20 minutes
- Hamburgers - 375-degrees - 7-10 minutes
Proper air fryer cooking times and temperature for seafood:
- Salmon - 375-degrees - 8-13 minutes
- White Fish - 400-degrees - 8-12 minutes
- Shrimp - 350-degrees - 5-7 minutes
- Scallops - 400-degrees - 5-7 minutes
- Calamari - 400-degrees - 4-8 minutes
Proper air fryer cooking times and temperature for vegetables:
A light spray of oil and a touch of salt and pepper is all you'll need for some of the tastiest air fryer vegetables you'll ever eat!
- Asparagus - 400-degrees - 6-10 minutes
- Bell Peppers - 350-degrees - 7-10 minutes
- Broccoli - 400-degrees - 5-9 minutes
- Brussels Sprouts - 375-degrees - 10-16 minutes
- Butternut Squash - 400 - degrees - 15-20 minutes
- Carrots - 400-degrees - 10-15 minutes
- Cauliflower - 350-degrees - 10-15 minutes
- Corn on the Cob - 400-degrees - 8-10 minutes
- Eggplant, Sliced - 400-degrees - 15-18 minutes
- Green Beans - 400-degrees - 8-10 minutes
- Button Mushrooms - 375-degrees - 8-13 minutes
- Portobello Mushrooms - 350-degrees - 9-12 minutes
- Onions, Sliced - 400-degrees - 8-10 minutes
- Potatoes, Whole - 400-degrees - 25-30 minutes
- Potatoes, Sliced - 375-degrees - 20-30 minutes
- Sweet Potatoes, Whole - 375-degrees - 30-35 minutes
- Sweet Potato, Sliced - 400-degrees - 8-15 minutes
- Zucchini - 350-degrees - 8-12 minutes
- Tomatoes, Halved - 350-degrees - 6-11 minutes
- Tomatoes, Cherry - 350-degrees - 5-7 minutes
I've owned and used a few types of air fryers over the past few years.
Some of my favorite brands and cooking accessories can be found below.
I sincerely hope you've enjoyed this collection of air fryer recipes as much as I've enjoyed putting it together for you!
Kudos Kitchen by Renee – Where I joyously bring you easy, economical, and delicious comfort food dishes to feed the people you love!
Until we eat again, I hope you have a delicious day!