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    27 Borderline Genius Air Fryer Recipes That Redditors Are Low-Key Obsessed With

    My only complaint is I wish I'd known about these sooner.

    Whether you already have an air fryer or you're thinking about finally investing in this miracle appliance, here are a bunch of easy, creative, and delicious recipes from Reddit users who swear by them.

    1. Easy Air Fryer Bagels

    Air fryer bagels with everything seasoning.
    u/bees_knees86 / Via reddit.com

    "Mix together 1 cup of plain Greek yogurt and 1 cup of self rising flour. Shape the dough into bagels and brush beaten egg on top of each bagel. Add your favorite toppings like everything bagel seasoning. Air fry on parchment paper for 15 minutes at 360°F, flipping after about 10 minutes." —u/bees_knees86

    2. Air Fryer Grilled Cheese

    Air fryer grilled cheese.
    u/DriftingThroughLife1 via Reddit / Via reddit.com

    "I use white bread and marble cheese. Spread a light coating of margarine on the outside of the bread and cook at 350°F for 10 minutes, flipping the sandwich after 5 minutes. This comes out so great." —u/DriftingThroughLife1

    3. Air Fryer Tortellini

    Air fryer tortellini with pesto on the side.
    u/goose_juggler via Reddit / Via reddit.com

    "I just brush store-bought tortellini with a little olive oil and throw them into the air fryer for 8 minutes at 400°F. Then I toss them with some shredded cheese. The result is so freakin' good." —u/goose_juggler

    4. Air Fried Buffalo Chicken Zucchini Boats

    
Air Fried Buffalo Chicken Zucchini Boats
    u/FoodieFoodgie via Reddit / Via reddit.com

    "All you really need is zucchini, chicken breasts, Frank's red hot buffalo wing sauce, mozzarella cheese, salt, pepper, and olive oil." —u/FoodieFoodgie

    Recipe: Air Fried Buffalo Chicken Zucchini Boats

    5. Crispy Air Fryer Salmon

    Crispy salmon in the basked of an air fryer.
    U/Purrnisherr_1016 via Reddit / Via reddit.com

    "For juicy salmon with crispy skin, season the fish with salt, pepper, garlic powder, and cayenne. Air fry at 370°F degrees for 12-14 minutes." —Purrnisherr_1016

    6. Never-Soggy Zucchini Fries

    Air fryer breaded zucchini fries.
    u/Airfryerlady via Reddit / Via reddit.com

    "Slice zucchini into sticks or fries. In a bowl, mix together 1/2 cup panko breadcrumbs, 3 tbsp Parmesan cheese, 1/2 tsp garlic powder, 1/2 tsp onion powder, 1/4 tsp black pepper, and 1/4 tsp salt. In another bowl, beat an egg. Dip each piece of zucchini into the egg then into the breadcrumbs mixture. Spray all fries with cooking oil. Air fry at 380°F for 10 minutes." —u/Airfryerlady

    7. Air Fryer Cheesy Bacon Hasselback Potatoes

    Air fryer hasselback potatoes with cheese and bacon.
    u/littlebun1 via Reddit / Via reddit.com

    "Preheat the air fryer to 350°F for 5 minutes. Slice potatoes in thin slices all the way across, making sure to not slice all the way through to the base. In a bowl add olive oil, paprika, salt and garlic powder. Add potatoes to the bowl and coat with seasonings. Use a silicone pastry brush to get the oil into the grooves. Air fry for 30 minutes. Place sliced bacon in the slits of the potatoes and cook for 5 more minutes. Add cheese into the slits and cook for a final 5 more minutes." —u/littlebun1

    8. Broccoli Cheese Balls

    Air fryer cheesy broccoli balls.
    u/BradWR94 via Reddit / Via reddit.com

    "Add cooked broccoli, cheese, breadcrumbs, and a pinch of salt and black pepper to a bowl. Add two eggs and mash everything together. Form the mixture into small balls and air fry them for 15 minutes at 350°F." —BradWR94

    9. Spicy Air Fried Korean Chicken Sandwich

    An air fried chicken breast on a spicy Korean sandiwhc.
    u/lilbismyfriend2013 via Reddit / Via reddit.com

    "Thinly pound the chicken breast or boneless thigh and coat it in flour that has been seasoned with garlic powder, salt, and pepper. Dredge it in a beaten egg and finally in breadcrumbs. Air fry at 370°F for 23 minutes, turning once. In a bowl, mix together 1/3 cup ketchup, 2 tbsp gochujang, 2 tbsp soy sauce, 4 tbsp honey, 1 tsp sesame oil, and 3 tsp minced garlic (or 3 cloves). Cover chicken in sauce. Toast bun in a pan with some olive oil over low to medium heat. Top the bun with mayo and shredded green cabbage. Add air fried chicken breast, and garnish with kimchi, pickled radish, and pickled carrots." —u/lilbismyfriend2013

    Recipe: Spicy Korean Chicken Sandwich

    10. Air Fried Egg in a Cup

    Two air fried egg cups.
    u/AirFryerChick via Reddit / Via reddit.com

    "You just crack an egg in a muffin cup and air fry it with bacon for 10 minutes at 320 F. It's the easiest air fryer breakfast." —u/AirFryerChick

    Recipe: Air Fried Egg Cups

    11. Air Fried Rice

    Fried rice in the air fryer.
    U/srvivr2001 / Via reddit.com

    "Toss all the ingredients — 4 cups cooked jasmine rice, 1 cup diced ham, 1/4 cup finely diced onion, 1/2 cup frozen peas and carrots, 1 tbsp oil, tamari to taste, and 2 scrambled eggs — until the rice is evenly coated. Line your air fryer basket with parchment paper. Cook everything at 360°F for 20 minutes, stirring every few minutes." —U/srvivr2001

    12. Air Fryer Eggplant Parmesan

    Crispy air fryer eggplant parmesan.
    u/chakrashaker via Reddit / Via reddit.com

    "Dredge sliced eggplant in flour, beaten eggs, and breadcrumbs. Once breaded, cook the eggplant for 15 minutes on 400°F in the air fryer. While it cooks, prepare the homemade sauce with 1/2 can seasoned diced tomatoes, 1 teaspoon sugar, 3 minced garlic cloves, 2 tablespoons melted butter, and 1 tablespoon olive oil. In a baking dish, spoon the sauce over the eggplant and air fry for 5-7 more minutes. Top with Parmesan and basil." —u/chakrashaker

    13. Curry Cauliflower Soup

    Two bowls of curry creamy cauliflower soup.
    u/AirFryerChick via Reddit / Via reddit.com

    "I air fry cauliflower florets seasoned with curry, cumin, garlic powder and cayenne pepper. Then I turn them into a delicious soup." —u/AirFryerChick

    Recipe: Curry Cauliflower Soup

    14. Air Fried Homemade Fluffernutter Uncrustables

    A homemade air fryer uncrustable sandwich.
    u/kaidomac via Reddit / Via reddit.com

    "All you need are these lunchbox sandwich molds from Amazon. Make a sandwich with white bread, peanut butter, and marshmallow fluff (or whatever sandwich fillings you want), then use the molds to press the sandwich into shape. Spray with cooking spray and air fry at 450°F (or as high as your air fryer will go) for 3-4 minutes." —u/kaidomac

    15. Air Fryer Fish and Chips

    Air fryer fish and chips.
    u/lilbismyfriend2013 / Via reddit.com

    "Bring a pot of salted water to a boil. Cut potatoes into fry shapes and boil. When the potatoes float, remove and add to air fryer rack. Drizzle with olive oil and air fry at 400F for 16 minutes, turning halfway.

    Season cod fillets with salt and pepper. In a bowl, mix together 1/2 cup flour, 3 tbsp garlic powder, 1 tbsp salt, 1 tbsp pepper, and 1 tsp cayenne powder. In another bowl, crack egg and whisk. In a third bowl, add 1/2 cup of panko breadcrumbs. Dredge the cod in seasoned flour, then egg, then panko, and place in air fryer. Air fry at 370°F for 16 minutes, turning halfway. Mix together mayo, lemon juice, Worcestershire sauce, and honey for dipping or drizzling over everything." —u/lilbismyfriend2013

    16. Air Fryer "Roasted" Garlic

    Air fryer roast garlic.
    u/sarahhopefully via Reddit / Via reddit.com

    "Just cut off the tops of the garlic bulbs, drizzle them with olive oil, and wrap in foil. Cook for 20 minutes at 380°F. Perfect, creamy "roasted" garlic. u/sarahhopefully

    17. Air Fryer Flautas

    Air fryer flautas.
    u/Airfryerlady via Reddit / Via reddit.com

    "These are so easy to make! Use any leftover meat (rotisserie chicken, ground beef, bacon) and top it with whatever you want. I love using guacamole and pico de gallo.

    Place chicken (or any cooked protein) and cheese on top of the tortilla and roll the tortilla up using some water to seal the edge. Spray with cooking oil and air fry for 7 minutes at 400°F. Top with your favorites." —u/Airfryerlady

    18. Air Fryer Spicy Chickpeas

    A bowl of crispy air fried chickpeas.
    u/AdventuresWithAlison / Via reddit.com

    "Soak the dried chickpeas overnight in water. Drain and pat dry with a paper towel. Spray the chickpeas with cooking oil while stirring until all are lightly coated. Sprinkle with cayenne pepper, chili powder, salt, and pepper to taste. Air fry at 400°F for about 15 minutes or until browned." —u/AdventuresWithAlison

    19. Air Fryer Shanghai Chicken Wings

    Air Fryer Shanghai Chicken Wings
    u/djfanklespondemic via Reddit / Via reddit.com

    "Make a dry rub with 1 tbsp Chinese 5 spice, salt, and pepper. Marinate the chicken wings in buttermilk for at least an hour. Toss the marinated wings in 100g corn flour and the dry rub. Air fry for 9 minutes at 400°F, turn them over and cook for another 9 minutes. Make a sauce with 100g brown sugar, 50 ml sesame oil, 100 ml rice vinegar, 6 tbsp honey, chopped scallions, 1 tsp ginger, 1 tsp coriander, and 200 ml dark soy sauce. Coat the cooked wings in the sauce and top with sesame seeds." —u/djfanklespondemic

    20. Air Fryer Greek Yogurt Beignets

    Air Fryer Greek Yogurt Beignets
    u/sdwafflez via Reddit / Via reddit.com

    "Mix together all the ingredients — 2 cups all purpose flour, 2 tsp baking power, 1/2 tsp salt, 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt, and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract — and roll out the dough until it's 1/2 inch thick. Cut the dough into 2-by-3-inch pieces. Spray cooking oil on the basket of the surface of and each beignet. Air fry at 375°F for 7 minutes. Sprinkle with powered sugar. —u/sdwafflez

    21. Air Fryer Jalapeño Poppers

    Air Fryer Jalapeño Poppers
    u/snake-juice via Reddit / Via reddit.com

    "Slice 8 large jalapeños in half lengthwise and scoop out the seeds inside. Air fry 8 strips of bacon at 400°F until crispy (8-10 minutes). Crumble the bacon and mix with a block of softened cream cheese and a generous helping of shredded cheddar or Mexican cheese. Stuff the peppers with the bacon and cheese mixture and air fry at 370°F for 7 minutes. Serve with chopped green onions on top." —u/snake-juice

    22. Air Fryer Scotch Eggs

    Air Fryer Scotch Eggs
    u/odetoburningrubber / Via reddit.com

    Ingredients: 6 soft boiled (7 minute) eggs, 1 pound ground turkey, flour, 2 beaten eggs, cracker crumbs such as Saltines.

    Directions: "Peel and pat dry soft 6 boiled eggs. Divide ground turkey (or any ground meat) in to 6 portions. Flatten one portion of meat between plastic wrap until about 1/4-inch thick. Use the plastic to wrap the meat all around the soft boiled eggs. Dredge in flour then in beaten egg and finally in cracker crumbs. Air fry them for 12 minutes at 400°F." —u/odetoburningrubber

    23. Crispy Air Fryer Chicken Parmesan

    Crispy Air Fryer Chicken Parmesan
    u/MoreLimeCooking via Reddit / Via reddit.com

    "I love how crispy this chicken gets. You coat the chicken in spices, flour, egg, and Parmesan cheese, air fry it for 380°F for 10 minutes, flip and cook for another 5 minutes. Then top with sauce, Parmesan, and basil." —u/MoreLimeCooking

    Recipe: Crispy Air Fryer Chicken Parmesan

    24. Air Fried Flour-less Chicken Tenders

    Air Fried Flour-less Chicken Tenders
    u/FoodieFoodgie / Via reddit.com

    "You don't even need flour for these tenders. All you need is chicken, bread crumbs, egg, and seasoning. Coat the chicken and cook 365°F for 13-15 minutes." —u/FoodieFoodgie

    25. Air Fried Korean Cheesy Chicken with Rice Cakes (Cheese Buldak)

    Air Fried Korean Cheesy Chicken with Rice Cakes (Cheese Buldak)
    u/lilbismyfriend2013 / Via reddit.com

    "Cut chicken breasts into bite-sized pieces and season with salt and pepper. Coat in flour seasoned with garlic powder, salt, and pepper, then beaten egg, then panko breadcrumbs. Air fry at 370°F for 20 minutes turning the chicken after 10 minutes. Bring a pot of water to a boil. In a bowl, mix together 2 tbsp ketchup, 2 tbsp gochujang, 2 tbsp soy sauce, 1 tbsp sesame oil, 4 tbsp minced garlic (4 cloves), and 1/4 cup honey. Boil rice cakes until they float up. Add sauce into a cast iron pan, and cook chicken and rice cakes over low heat. Sprinkle mozzarella cheese on top then remove from the stove and broil in the oven until cheese turns golden brown." —u/lilbismyfriend2013

    Recipe: Air Fried Korean Cheesy Chicken with Rice Cakes (Cheese Buldak)

    26. Air Fryer Bacon BLT

    Air Fryer Bacon BLT
    u/Wookhauser via Reddit / Via reddit.com

    "Bacon just hits different in BLTs when it's made in the air fryer." —u/Wookhauser

    Recipe: Air Fryer Bacon

    27. Air Fryer Crab Rangoons

    Air Fryer Crab Rangoons
    u/ghostpepperwings via Reddit / Via reddit.com

    "Mix together a block of cream cheese, a package of chopped imitation crab, three sliced green onions, and a dash of Worcesteshire sauce. Place the mixture into wonton wrappers and fold. Use water to seal the edges. Spray the rangoons with cooking oil and air fryer for 9 minutes at 370°F." —u/ghostpepperwings

    What's your favorite thing to make in the air fryer? Share your recipe in the comments below!