Follow along as I show you my easy method for how to fry eggs in an air fryer. Step away from the stovetop with this fast and cool cooking method.
If you have an air fryer or are even on the fence about whether or not you should purchase an air fryer for your kitchen, then this post about how to fry eggs in an air fryer will be a brand new start, eye-opening, dawn-of-a-new-day experience for you!
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What ingredients or equipment do I need?
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- Salt and Pepper
- Lightweight aluminum pan
- Air Fryer
Can over-easy eggs be made in an air fryer?
I believe so, yes.
Just make sure you keep your temperature low (350 degrees) and check on your egg pretty consistently while it’s cooking until your desired doneness is achieved.
How long does it take to make a fried egg in the air fryer?
For over-hard fried eggs, I cooked mine for approximately 8 minutes with no flipping required.
For cooking over-easy eggs, the cooking time will be less.
Can I use oil instead of butter to fry eggs? If so, what type of oil is best?
Yes! Using oil is a great option for frying eggs.
My favorite oil of choice for making fried eggs is a good quality olive oil.
Other good oil choices for frying eggs is avocado oil, peanut oil, safflower oil, vegetable oil, canola oil, and don’t forget the ever-popular bacon grease!
What type of aluminum pan works best in an air fryer?
They can be bent (if needed) to conform to the shape of your particular air fryer.
They can also be washed (if desired) and reused, time and again. Or, they can be disposed of after use. Your call.
What other types of foods can be made in an air fryer?
So glad you asked!!
I’ve started a brand new series of videos on my Kudos Kitchen YouTube channel for just this subject. I call it “Can That Be Made In An Air Fryer?!!”
I hope you’ll go and check it out as I will continually be adding new air fryer recipes on a regular basis. While you’re there, please don’t forget to like and subscribe. 🙂 Thanks!!
Want to make more egg recipes in the air fryer? Check out my most recent recipe for Air Fryer Scrambled Eggs (pictured below)
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Step away from the stovetop with this fast and cool cooking method.
- 2 large eggs
- 2 tablespoons butter
- salt and pepper
Add a small aluminum pan to the basket of an air fryer.
Add the butter and heat at 350 degrees to melt (approximately 1 minute)
Crack both eggs into the aluminum pan.
Return to the air fryer and cook at 325-degrees until your desired doneness. **Note - for over-hard eggs, this take approximately 8 minutes but each air fryer will vary.
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