A collection of 20 of the best Easy Air Fryer Recipes that are all quick and simple dishes you can make for any meal. All of the recipes are healthy, simple to prepare and great for easy family meals.
If you are looking for easy and delicious recipes you can cook in your air fryer then these Easy Air Fryer Recipes are perfect for meal prepping, getting dinner on the table in under 20 minutes and are all kid-friendly.
This list includes beginner air fryer recipes from amazing chicken dinners, to snacks, to bagels and more.
There are enough recipes for meals and snacks you can make for weeks and many you will want to make over and over again!
Simple ways to make clean up a little easier
Pro Tip: Always spray the air fryer with nonstick spray before using. Make sure to use a non aerosol spray since aerosol types of sprays can damage some types of air fryers. This will also make clean up even easier.
- Air Fryer Parchment Paper Liners – You can get them in the shape of your air fryer and they have holes poked in them for better air flow. They make clean up a breeze.They come in sizes for any air fryer and cost around $7-$12, depending on the type of air fryer you have.
- Air Fryer Silicone Basket and liners – These are super easy, reusable and they clean in no time at all. I use mine all the time which usually requires no cleaning the air fryer after cooking. Both the basket and the liners are perfect for cooking veggies, chicken, burgers and more. Totally affordable at around $10-$20, depending on the type of air fryer you have.
20 Easy Air Fryer Recipes
Simple Air Fryer Whole Chicken
This super simple Air Fryer Whole Chicken is just the best way to get that rotisserie chicken flavor and crispy skin by cooking it in the air fryer. You are just going to love how quick and easy this recipe is and you will want to make it all the time!
Air Fryer Crispy Smashed Potatoes
These Air Fryer Crispy Smashed Potatoes are so good and super easy to make in only a few simple steps. They make the perfect side dish to any meal or even a quick and healthy appetizer or snack. Vegan, Gluten Free and so insanely delicious. Ready in under 30 minutes!
3 Ingredient Air Fryer Bagels – Gluten Free
These Homemade Air Fryer Bagels only require 3 main ingredients (no yeast), take less than 20 minutes to make and they are totally gluten free. They come out so fluffy and are perfect for sandwiches or just toasting and topping with cream cheese.
Easy Air Fryer Chicken and Vegetables
This healthy Air Fryer Roasted Chicken and Vegetables makes a super simple and nutritious meal that you can make in 15 minutes that your whole family will enjoy. It is loaded with veggies and protein and packed with so much flavor.
Crispy Air Fryer Falafel
Air Fryer Falafel that is perfectly crispy on the outside and oh so fluffy on the inside. They are vegan and gluten free and require no frying in oil. A Wonderful healthy recipe for an easy meatless family meal everyone will enjoy!
10 Minute Healthy Turkey Meatballs
These crazy good 10 Minute Healthy Turkey Meatballs are so easy to make and are packed with hearty protein. A super simple recipe you can make in minutes for a healthy dinner and eat all week long. Made with lean ground turkey, breadcrumbs, parmesan and flavour packed herbs. Cooked completely in the air fryer until crispy outer layer perfection then tossed in a 2 ingredient sweet and spicy sauce. This is a meatballs recipe you must try!
Air Fryer Sweet Potato Chips
These Air Fryer Sweet Potato Chips give you everything you want in a salty, crunchy snack without any guilt. Hassle free and incredibly easy to make in minutes with only 3 ingredients. Vegan, gluten free, kid-friendly and Whole30.
Air Fryer Chicken Tenders – Low Carb + Gluten Free
Air Fryer Chicken Tenders are so simple to make and they come out super crispy and juicy. Top them with a tasty sweet and spicy sauce and this is an easy weeknight recipe the whole family will love! Ready in 15 minutes or less! Plus they are totally gluten free!
Air Fryer Salmon Patties With Fennel Apple Slaw
Air Fryer Salmon Patties are a quick and easy healthy meal you can make in minutes. They come out perfectly crispy and golden every time and are so delicious paired with a creamy apple fennel slaw. Ready in 20 minutes!
Air Fryer Carrot Fries
Healthy carrots cut into French fries then air-fried until super crispy and sweet. These carrot fries are the next best thing to traditional fries but way healthier and packed with so much flavor. Seasoned with garlic, salt and pepper and topped with salty parmesan and parsley. A simple quick and easy 15 minute recipe that is also gluten free and easily made vegan. The perfect healthy appetizer or side dish to any meal.
Air Fryer Brussel Sprouts
These Air Fryer Brussel Sprouts are perfectly seasoned with olive oil, salt and pepper and crisped up in the air fryer then drizzled with a super deliciousdijon lemon dressing. Just the best way to enjoy crispy roasted Brussel sprouts. Vegan, gluten free and ready in 15 minutes! The easiest healthy side dish!
Healthy Eggplant Parmesan – Air Fryer Recipe
This healthy eggplant parmesan is an easy, lighter Italian dish that you can make in under 20 minutes with the help of your air fryer. It tastes fried but contains no oil and is a wonderful hearty meatless meal that your whole family will love!
Juicy Air Fryer Chicken Breast
This Air Fryer Boneless Chicken Breast is tender, super juicy and packed with flavor. It is is perfectly seasoned with tasty spices like garlic, Italian seasoning and chili powder and can be ready in less than 20 minutes!
Easy Air Fryer Turkey Zucchini Meatballs
Zucchini meatballs are a quick and easy, healthy meal you can make in less than 20 minutes. A perfect recipe for a simple weeknight dinner that whole family will love. Plus they are gluten free, low-carbs Whole 30 and packed with protein and nutrition. A freezer-friendly recipe!
Easy 15 Minute Air Fryer Zucchini Fries
These crispy 15 Minute Air Fryer Zucchini Fries are low carb, Whole 30 Friendly and packed with so much flavor. Healthy and nutritious zucchini coated in eggs and a seasoned almond flour blend then air fried to crispy perfection without any oil at all! This is a healthy appetizer or side dish your family and friends will go crazy for!
Air Fryer Buffalo Cauliflower – Gluten Free
This is the very best, flavor packed Air Fryer Buffalo Cauliflower you will ever make! Healthy cauliflower florets dipped in egg then seasoned almond flourand cooked to crispy perfection right in the air fryer in 12 minutes or less! A low carb battered cauliflower recipe that is packed with flavor and nutrition. A meatless healthy snack or appetizer you much try!
Healthy Air Fryer Chicken Parmesan
This Healthy Chicken Parmesan is breaded with a delicious panko and parmesan mixture and seasoned with garlic and Italian seasoning. It is air-fried without any oil at all but it still comes out super moist and crispy golden brown and tastes just like traditional chicken Parmesan. This super easy recipe requires only a few ingredients and can be ready in 10 minutes.
Air Fryer Sweet Potato Wedges
These super easy crispy air fryer sweet potato wedges are the best healthy way to enjoy sweet potatoes. Cooked completely in the air-fryer with no oil and only spices, salt and pepper. They get cooked to crispy perfection and will be the snack or side dish everyone will want to dig into. Vegan and gluten free.
Air Fryer Breaded Chicken Breast
This Crispy Air-Fryer Breaded Chicken Breast is such an easy meal you can have ready in 15 minutes. Tender, protein-rich chicken breast coated in an incredibly flavorful parmesan breadcrumb mixture, then air-fried to crispy, juicy perfection with no oil at all. A healthy chicken recipe you must try!
Lemon and Parmesan Roasted Asparagus
This easy roasted asparagus is seasoned with olive oil, salt and pepper and garnished with salty parmesan and lemon. A ridiculously simple healthy side dish that you can make in minutes. Make it in less than 10 minutes in the oven or the air fryer!