10 Air Fryer Recipes That Will Make Eating Healthy Way Easier

Looking for a healthier alternative to frying? Meet the hot air fryer, your new favorite appliance. Check out these air fryer recipes for fried chicken wings, fried cucumbers, coconut shrimp and desserts!

We didn’t expect to fall in love with the air fryer, but when we prepared “fried” chicken in the sleek countertop appliance, we were hooked. Yes, skipping the oil will make eating healthier and easier. But it’s not just a tricky kitchen tool. From main dishes and side dishes to desserts and snacks, here are some of the most incredible things you can make. About life in an air fryer? We too. Check out our ultimate air fryer guide for everything we’ve learned so far.

10 Easy and Delicious Air Fryer Recipes

  1. South Wind Air Fryer
    I call it America’s favorite air fryer recipe. The secret lies in the golden brown herb breadcrumbs that make the chicken super juicy and delicious. —Elena Morgan, Rickman, Tennessee
  2. Air Fry Garlic Rosemary Brussels Sprouts
    Brussels sprouts in this air fryer recipe are my favorite Thanksgiving side dish. It’s healthy and easy, and doesn’t require much time or effort to prepare. I usually make my turkey with rosemary so I can use some leftover herbs! —Elizabeth Larson, Pleasant Grove, Utah
  3. Air Fryer Pizza
    I was in pizza heaven when I found this Airfryer pizza recipe! It was so easy to make these personalised cakes and now my kids can customise their own and everyone is happy. —Margo Zoerner, Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin
  4. Air Fry Garlic Bread
    This air fryer garlic bread bakes to perfection in no time. I used fresh garlic, but if you don’t have fresh on hand, you can use 1/2 tsp garlic powder instead. —Peggy Woodward, Shoresburg, Wisconsin
  5. Air Fryer Meatballs
    I’m always looking for meatballs that taste sweet and savory. These air fryer meatballs are easy to make and serve over rice or buttered pasta. – Tami Kuehl, Loop, Nebraska
  6. Air Fry Asparagus
    This air fryer asparagus recipe is full of flavor thanks to tossing the spears in a lemon garlic sauce before frying. It’s a simple, fast website that can be used with just about anything. —Tina Mirillovich, Johnstown, Pennsylvania
  7. Air Fryer Coconut Shrimp
    Coconut flakes and panko breadcrumbs give my spicy coconut shrimp recipe a crunch right out of the air fryer. It’s great as an appetizer or main meal. — Debi Mitchell, Flower Hill, Texas
  8. Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies in the Air Fryer
    I’m obsessed with chocolate chips and this chewy cookie is more than enough to satisfy me. My husband and kids love these cookies. This large batch is perfect for our family. –Diane Neth, Mennonite, South Dakota
  9. Air Fryer Buffalo Cauliflower
    Another recipe that proves why we love the air fryer so much. When you think of buffalo wings but need some veggies, this cauliflower is the perfect answer.
  10. Air fryer fish and chips
    Looking for easy air fryer recipes? Try these easy fish and chips. The fish fillets have a simple coating, which is healthier but just as crispy and golden as fried. Simple seasoning, crispy fries go perfectly with it.