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25 Air Fryer Recipes So Good, You’ll Wonder How You Lived Without Them


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Source: Fit Foodie Finds
Source: Fit Foodie Finds

Up until this past December, my most-used Christmas present of all time was my trusty Bop It Extreme circa 2002. But despite my long-running love affair with the Hasbro classic, adult me is willing to admit that it has officially been dethroned as the best gift of all time by none other than my air fryer. In the past several months, this gift item has proved to be even more functional and has secured a permanent spot on my countertop. I use it to create mouth-watering entrees, reheat just about everything, and make crispy, delightful masterpieces out of otherwise sad veggies. The possibilities are truly endless, and I like to think I’ve found some of the best air fryer recipes out there.

Whether you have an air fryer that you haven’t touched since that one impulse Amazon purchase or are looking for some new staple recipes to throw into your air fryer rotation, you’re in luck. These 25 air fryer recipes are so delicious, you’ll wonder how you ever lived without them:

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1. Air Fryer Beef Empanadas

Source: Isabel Eats


2. Egg Rolls with Spicy Ponzu Sauce


3. Air Fryer Fried Pickles

Source: Love & Lemons


4. Zucchini Bites


5. Cheesy Green Chile Chicken Chimichangas


6. Air Fryer Mozzarella Sticks


7. Crispy Chicken Tenders


8. Honey Garlic Tofu


9. Chicken Taquitos


10. Buffalo Cauliflower Bites


11. Chicken Parmesan


12. Crispy Potatoes

Source: Detoxinista


13. Grill-Free Hamburger


14. Bagel Bites


15. Dijon Chicken Thighs


16. Grilled Cheese


17. Sour Cream and Onion Chicken


18. Coconut Tofu Tenders


19. Maple Soy Glaze Salmon

Source: Skinnytaste


20. Fried Oreos


21. Shrimp with Comeback Sauce

Source: 40 Aprons


22. Cinnamon French Toast Sticks


23. Garlic Parmesan Brussel Sprouts

Source: Well Plated


24. Honey Balsamic Chicken Thighs


25. Crispy Tilapia