Easy Airfryer recipes for meat, vegetables, bread and cakes

Airfryer recipes and ideas with meat and vegetables

After we recently introduced you to the hot air fryer with its advantages and disadvantages, we would like to offer you a few Airfryer recipes again today. So if you have already bought a deep fryer or are planning to do so, then you can try it out right away. But even if you’ve been the happy owner of an Airfryer for a long time, our recipe ideas can be useful and make your choice of dishes more varied. The following air fryer recipes are suitable for all brands, provided, of course, they have the necessary inserts, accessories and functions. Otherwise it doesn’t matter whether you own a Philips Airfryer or a hot air fryer from Tefal, Medion or another. Even if you do not have an Airfryer cookbook or if the selection you have has become too boring for you, you can provide a little variety with our ideas.

Airfryer Recipes for Chicken

delicious chicken legs with a spicy marinade for the hot air fryer

  • 10 chicken legs
  • 60 ml of vinegar
  • 3 tbsp honey
  • 2 tablespoons of salted chicken broth
  • 1 tbsp low sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 3/8 teaspoon shredded paprika
  • 1 clove of garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp roasted, unsalted peanuts, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp fresh chives, finely chopped

If you are looking for Airfryer recipes to make chicken with, this might be just the thing for you and your family and friends. Put the legs in the cooking basket, which you grease a little beforehand. Then deep-fry the chicken legs for 15 minutes at 200 degrees until they are golden brown and crispy. Halfway through the process, you should turn it once if your air fryer does not have a paddle and does this for you.

In the meantime, mix all the other products together in a saucepan and bring them to a boil. When the marinade becomes slightly thick, you can remove it from the hotplate. 6 minutes should be enough for this. Put the finished legs in a bowl and season them with the finished marinade. You can use a kitchen brush for this purpose.

Prepare steak in an Airfryer hot air fryer

Recipe for fillet steak with mushroom sauce and potatoes

  • 280 g fillet steak
  • 1 large potato
  • 50 g mushrooms, washed and sliced
  • 2 tbsp coconut milk
  • 3 tbsp coconut ghee
  • 1 teaspoon of minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon parsley, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon mustard powder
  • 1 pinch of oregano
  • pepper and salt
  • optional: mustard mayonnaise

This example is a delicious variant of Airfryer recipes for steak. Start by quartering the potato. Mix a little salt and pepper with the parsley on a plate and roll the steak in it so that it is covered on all sides with the spices. Then, using a kitchen brush, brush the steak with a tablespoon of coconut ghee. Then bake the potatoes in the Airfryer at 180 degrees and with a tablespoon of olive oil for 10 minutes.

Mix the remaining 2 tablespoons of coconut ghee with the coconut milk, garlic and the remaining spices in a small bowl that is deep fryer safe and fits in there, then add the mushrooms and set them aside. Now put the steak in the deep fryer on top of the potatoes (this prevents the potatoes from drying out too much) and bake everything for another 8 minutes. Take both out of the air fryer and set them aside to rest. The steak is now medium. If you want to cook it all through, leave it in the deep fryer for a while. While the steak is resting, cook the mushroom sauce in the air fryer at 180 degrees for 5 minutes. Serve everything with mustard mayonnaise, if you like.

Airfryer Recipes Schnitzel

the classic breaded Wiener Schnitzel with a simple recipe

  • 300 g veal fillet (alternatively also pork schnitzel)
  • 2 eggs
  • flour
  • Breadcrumbs
  • 1 lemon
  • pepper and salt

Wash the schnitzel and pat dry with kitchen paper. Put the flour, eggs and breadcrumbs once each in three deep plates, breaking the eggs with a fork and seasoning them with salt and pepper. Place the schnitzel one by one on a cutting board, cover them with cling film and pound them with a meat mallet. Then they are drizzled with lemon juice and brushed with a little liquid butter. Fry the schnitzel little by little in the Airfryer at 190 degrees for about 12 minutes or until they are golden brown.

Spiced fries as a garnish or for the party

Airfryer Recipes French fries with ketchup and spices

  • 3 medium red potatoes
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon basil
  • salt

Are you looking for Airfryer recipes for fries to go with the schnitzel? Then give them a try. If you want to prepare french fries in the air fryer, you first have to peel and wash the potatoes and then cut them into strips. Put them in a bowl and sprinkle with the spices. Mix everything together well. This works best when you do it by hand. Put the seasoned potatoes in the cooking basket and deep-fry them for 25 to 30 minutes at 200 degrees. If you don’t have an automatic mixing arm, stir the Airfryer fries every 5 to 10 minutes. Serve the fries with ketchup, mustard, mayonnaise or nacho sauce and enjoy them as a side dish or as a snack for the party or the evening on TV.

Airfryer recipes for salmon

Airfryer Recipes Prepare salmon with avocado oil

  • 2 pieces of salmon fillet (both about the same thickness)
  • 2 teaspoons of paprika
  • 2 teaspoons of olive or avocado oil
  • salt and pepper
  • Lemon, quartered

If you want Airfryer recipes for fish, this recipe for Airfryer is very suitable, because salmon is not only very delicious, but also healthy. Remove any burrs and let the fish rest at room temperature for about 1 hour. Then coat the two salmon fillets with olive oil and season with pepper, salt and paprika. Put the fillets in the cooking basket and cook them at 200 degrees for about 7 minutes (depending on the thickness). You can use a fork to check whether the meat is ready: it should not get stuck, but can be easily pulled out of the fish. Serve the finished fillets with lemon.

Airfryer recipes for vegetables

Roasted vegetables made from asparagus, onion, peppers and carrots

  • fresh asparagus sprouts, halved
  • small yellow pumpkin, sliced
  • Zucchini, sliced
  • Onion, roughly chopped
  • Mushrooms, quarter
  • Salt, pepper, garlic powder, basil, parsley, thyme and other spices as desired
  • olive oil

Put the cut vegetables in a bowl and drizzle with olive oil. Mix the selected spices together and use them to season the vegetables. Then add a little olive oil. Put the vegetables in the cooking basket and this in turn for 5 minutes and at 200 degrees in the air fryer. Stir the vegetables and roast for another 2 minutes. Then remove the asparagus and mushrooms and roast for another 4 minutes. Then add the asparagus and mushrooms back to the remaining air fryer vegetables and you’re done. You can use these fried vegetables as an accompaniment to other hot air fryer dishes (e.g. for the salmon) or snack on them. Furthermore, the vegetables can vary as you like.

Bake bread in the air fryer

Airfryer Recipes Bake Bread Yourself Bread Rolls

  • 450 g flour, sifted
  • 75 g soft butter
  • 270 ml milk
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • 5.5 g yeast
  • salt and pepper

Airfryer recipes for bread are very popular. Are you also looking for a suitable one? How about this: mix the flour with the butter. Warm the milk with the oils in a saucepan on the stove and add the warm mixture together with the yeast to the flour. Knead until a smooth dough is formed for about 5 minutes. Place a damp tea towel over the bowl and let the dough rise in a warm place for an hour. After that, knead it one more time and let it rise for another 30 minutes. Now shape small balls out of the dough and then roll them into rolls and arrange them on the baking tray for the Airfryer so that they touch each other. In this way, the bread can later be pulled apart in portions. Bake for 15 minutes at 185 degrees.

Airfryer Recipes Cake

Bake lava cakes with chocolate in the air fryer

  • 1.5 tbsp self-rising flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 3.5 tbsp sugar
  • 120 g unsalted butter
  • 100 g chocolate chips

This idea for Airfryer recipes is not a big cake, but a small cake called lava cake. You will soon find out why they have this name. You need four baking trays for hot air fryers. Sift the flour and sprinkle a little on the baking sheets. Melt the chocolate in a double boiler. In the meantime, beat the eggs and sugar in a bowl with a mixer until the mixture turns almost white. Add the melted chocolate and then the flour and mix everything together well. Now distribute the finished dough evenly in the baking trays (about two thirds). Bake them at 190 degrees for 10 minutes. Let the cakes cool for two to three minutes before removing them from the molds. The core of the cake should still be liquid and should melt when you cut into it. This is where the name comes from.

Airfryer recipes meatballs

Airfryer Recipes Meatballs made from ground beef and parmesan

  • 900 g ground beef
  • 2 eggs
  • 200 g whole grain breadcrumbs
  • 55g parmesan
  • 1 clove of garlic, finely chopped
  • Parsley, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon dry oregano
  • pepper and salt
  • 1 teaspoon of oil to rub into the cooking basket

Mix all the ingredients together. This works best with your hands. But you can also use a wooden spoon to help. Take a little of the hack and shape it into a small ball with your hands. You can determine the size yourself. Put the finished meatballs in the greased cooking basket and deep-fry them at 175 degrees for 10 to 15 minutes. Then turn the meatballs over once and fry for another 5 minutes. Tomato sauce tastes good with it. French fries or roasted vegetables can also be served with it.