Air fried Marie Callender’s Large Chicken Pot Pie - 15 ounces

We might be a little bit biased – but the air fryer is hands down the most important gadget in our kitchen. If you haven’t yet reached our levels of love, all you need is a little inspiration. With that in mind we’ve compiled the following list, some of the best air fryer recipes on our site. These are simple ways to use your air fryer for staples of breakfast, lunch and dinner; side dishes, proteins and more!

Proteins

Air fried chicken kabobs
Air fried chicken kabobs

Probably one of the first things you turn to your air fryer for, how can I cook those burgers, that chicken leg, that hot dog. Here are some of the best ways to use your fryer for popular proteins.

Vegetables

Air fried shishito peppers
Air fried shishito peppers

Of course vegetables are also high up on the list of the best ways to use your air fryer. Here are some ways to cook veggies.

Spuds

Air fried Hasselback potatoes
Air fried Hasselback potatoes

The versatile tater gets it whole section for obvious reasons. There might be a million and one ways to use potatoes, but here are the very best.

Sandwiches / bread

Air fried reuben
Air fried reuben

You haven’t lived till you’ve tried an air fried reuben sandwich. All of the flavor, a lot less of the mess and grease.

Side Dishes

Air fried roast potatoes
Air fried roast potatoes

Eggs

Air fried hard and soft boiled eggs
Air fried hard and soft boiled eggs

Yes! Even eggs work really well out of the air fryer. We love the precision the air fryer brings, which makes the likes of perfectly dialed in soft boiled eggs super simple.

Fun and flair

Spiraliezd air fried hot dog
Spiraliezd air fried hot dog