Using one of our Air Fryers you can prepare your meals in a healthier way using 80% less oil while cooking.

However, if you don't have an idea what to cook with, here are ProChimp's Top 10 Air Fryer Recipes.

 Chicken Wings

 Air Fryer Chicken Wings served on a plate

 Ingredients:

  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1 teaspoon each ground mustard, ginger and nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 12 whole chicken wings (2-1/2 pounds)
  • Optional: Ranch salad dressing, Buffalo sauce or bar

Preparation: 

Step 1:¬†Preheat the Air Fryer to 300¬į.

Step 2: In a large bowl, mix together garlic powder, garlic salt, mustard, ginger, nutmeg, pepper, allspice, baking soda, and cayenne.

Step 3: Cut the chicken wings into three sections, discarding the wingtip sections. Add the chicken wings to the bowl with the spices and stir to coat them.

Step 4:¬†Arrange wings in a single layer on a greased tray in the air-fryer basket, working in batches if necessary. Cook for 15 minutes at 300¬į.

Step 5:¬†Then, increase the temperature to 400¬į and continue cooking until the chicken juices run clear and the wings are golden brown, usually for 20-25 minutes.

Step 6: Repeat this process with the remaining chicken wings.

Step 7: Finally, serve the air-fried chicken wings hot with dressing or sauce if desired.

 Chicken Parmesan

 Chicken Parmesan ready to eat

 Ingredients:

  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup seasoned bread crumbs
  • 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each)
  • 1 cup pasta sauce
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • Optional: Chopped fresh basil and hot-cooked pasta

Preparation:

Step 1:¬†Preheat your air fryer to 375¬įF.

Step 2: In a shallow bowl, beat the eggs lightly. In another shallow bowl, combine the bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese, and pepper.

Step 3: Dip the chicken in the beaten egg, then coat it with the crumb mixture.

Step 4: Place the chicken in a single layer on a greased tray in the air-fryer basket.

Step 5:¬†Cook for 10-12 minutes, turning the chicken halfway through, until a thermometer reads 165¬įF.

Step 6: Top the chicken with sauce and cheese and cook for an additional 3-4 minutes until the cheese is melted.

Step 7: If desired, sprinkle with chopped basil and additional Parmesan cheese and serve with pasta.

 

Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

Grilled Cheese Sandwiches Recipe Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 4 slices sourdough bread
  • 2 slices Swiss cheese
  • 2 slices cheddar cheese
  • 2 slices sweet onion
  • 1 medium tomato, sliced
  • 6 cooked bacon strips
  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened

Preparation:

Step 1:¬†Preheat your air fryer to 375¬į.

Step 2: Combine mayonnaise and mustard in a small bowl.

Step 3: Take two slices of bread and spread the mixture from step 2 on them.

Step 4: Layer cheese, onion, tomato, and bacon on the bread slices.

Step 5: Put the remaining bread slice on top of the filling to make a sandwich.

Step 6: Spread butter on the outsides of the sandwiches.

Step 7: Put the sandwiches in a single layer in the air fryer.

Step 8: Cook the sandwiches until the cheese is melted, approximately 2-3 minutes on each side.

Step 9: Take the sandwiches out of the air fryer and let them cool for a minute before serving.

 Air-Fryer Breakfast Cookies

Breakfast Cookies Made with an Air Fryer ready to eat

 Ingredients:

  • 1 cup mashed ripe bananas (about 2 medium)

  • 1/2 cup chunky peanut butter

  • 1/2 cup honey

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1 cup old-fashioned oats

  • 1/2 cup whole wheat flour

  • 1/4 cup nonfat dry milk powder

  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda

  • 1 cup dried cranberries or raisins

Preparation:

Step 1:¬†Preheat air fryer to 300¬į.

Step 2: In a mixing bowl, beat banana, peanut butter, honey, and vanilla until blended.

Step 3: In another bowl, combine oats, flour, milk powder, cinnamon, salt, and baking soda.

Step 4: Gradually beat the dry mixture into the banana mixture until well combined.

Step 5: Stir in dried cranberries.

Step 6: In batches, drop dough by 1/4 cupfuls 2 in. apart onto a greased tray in the air-fryer basket.

Step 7: Flatten the dough to 1/2-in. thickness.

Step 8: Cook until lightly browned, which should take 6-8 minutes.

Step 9: Allow the cookies to cool in the basket for 1 minute.

Step10: Remove the cookies to wire racks.

Step 11: Serve the cookies warm or at room temperature.

 

Air-Fryer French Fries

Ingredients:

  • 3 medium potatoes, cut into 1/2-inch strips
  • 2 tablespoons coconut or avocado oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • Chopped fresh parsley, optional

Preparation: 

Step 1:¬†Preheat your air fryer to 400¬įF.

Step 2: Peel and dice the potatoes into bite-sized pieces and place them in a large bowl.

Step 3: Add enough ice water to the bowl to cover the potatoes and let them soak for 15 minutes.

Step 4: After 15 minutes, drain the potatoes and place them on a clean towel. Pat them dry thoroughly.

Step 5: In a second large bowl, combine the potatoes, oil, garlic powder, salt, and pepper. Toss everything together until the potatoes are evenly coated.

Step 6: Place the potatoes in the air-fryer basket in batches, making sure to arrange them in a single layer.

Step 7: Cook the potatoes in the air fryer until they are crisp and golden brown, which should take about 15-17 minutes. Stir and turn the potatoes every 5-7 minutes to ensure that they cook evenly.

Step 8: Once the potatoes are done, remove them from the air fryer and transfer them to a serving bowl.

Step 9: If desired, sprinkle the potatoes with some fresh parsley for added flavor and garnish.

 

Vegan Air Fryer Recipes 

ProChimps' Top 5 Vegan Air Fryer Recipes

 

Those are our Top 5 Classic Air Fryer Recipes. However, for our Vegan audience, we made a list of the Top 5 Vegan Recipes that you can make with your Air Fryer.

Let' 's dive into it.

Vegan Butter Cauliflower

Air Fryer Vegan Butter Cauliflower Recipe

 Ingredients

  • 1 large head cauliflower, cut into florets

  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil, melted

  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh gingerroot

  • 2 garlic cloves, minced

  • 1 teaspoon garam masala

  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Sauce:
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1/2 cup chopped onion

  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh gingerroot

  • 2 garlic cloves, minced

  • 2 teaspoons garam masala

  • 2 teaspoons curry powder

  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper, optional

  • 1 can (15 ounces) crushed tomatoes

  • 1 can (13.66 ounces) coconut milk

  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro

  • Optional: Hot cooked rice, naan flatbreads and lime wedges

Preparation:

Step 1: Preheat the air fryer to 400¬į.

Step 2: In a large bowl, combine the first 7 ingredients and toss to coat.

Step 3: Place cauliflower in a single layer on a greased tray in the air-fryer basket, in batches if necessary.

Step 4: Cook the cauliflower in the air fryer until brown and crisp-tender, turning once, for about 8-10 minutes.

Step 5: Meanwhile, in a large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium-high heat.

Step 6: Add the onion to the skillet and cook and stir until tender, for about 4-5 minutes.

Step 7: Add the ginger, garlic, garam masala, curry powder, and cayenne pepper (if desired) to the skillet, and cook for 1 minute longer.

Step 8: Stir in the tomatoes, coconut milk, salt, and pepper.

Step 9: Bring the mixture to a boil, then reduce the heat and simmer uncovered until thickened, for about 10-12 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Step 10: Add the cauliflower to the skillet and stir to combine.

Step 11: Sprinkle the cauliflower with cilantro.

Step 12: If desired, serve with rice, naan, and lime wedges.

 

Air-Fryer Carrots

Vegan Carrot Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound baby carrots

  • 2 small onions, quartered

  • 3 garlic cloves, peeled

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 teaspoon white wine vinegar

  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme

  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

  • Fresh thyme, optional

Preparation: 

Step 1: Preheat the air fryer to 375¬įF (190¬įC).

Step 2: In a large bowl, combine the first 8 ingredients.

Step 3: Grease the tray in the air fryer basket.

Step 4: Place the carrots on the greased tray.

Step 5: Put the tray with the carrots into the air fryer basket.

Step 6: Cook for 18-20 minutes until the carrots are crisp-tender, stirring occasionally.

Step 7: If desired, sprinkle with fresh thyme.

 

Air-Fryer Plantains

Air-Fryer Vegan Plantains Recipe

 

Ingredients:

  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon garlic salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 6 green plantains, peeled and cut into 1-inch slices
  • Cooking spray

seasoning mix:

  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons garlic salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt¬†

Preparation:

Step 1: In a large bowl, combine garlic, garlic salt and onion powder.

Step 2: Add plantains to the bowl.

Step 3: Cover the plantains with cold water.

Step 4: Soak the plantains in the bowl for 30 minutes.

Step 5: Drain the water from the bowl of plantains.

Step 6: Place the plantains on paper towels.

Step 7: Pat dry the plantains with the paper towels.

Step 8: Preheat the air fryer to 375¬į.

Step 9: Grease the tray inside the air-fryer basket.

Step 10: Take some plantains and place them in a single layer on the greased tray.

Step 11: Spritz the plantains with cooking spray.

Step 12: Cook the plantains in the air fryer until they are lightly browned, for 10-12 minutes.

Step 13: Take the plantains out of the air fryer and place them between two sheets of aluminum foil.

Step 14: Flatten the plantain pieces with the bottom of a glass to 1/2-inch thickness.

Step 15: Increase the air-fryer temperature to 400¬į.

Step 16: Return the flattened plantains to the air fryer.

Step 17: Cook the flattened plantains until they are golden brown, for 2-3 minutes longer.

Step 18: Combine 4 seasoning mix ingredients.

Step 19: Sprinkle the seasoning mix over the tostones.

Step 20: Serve the tostones with optional ingredients as desired.

 

Air-Fryer Tofu Steaks

Air-Fryer Tofu Steaks Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup olive oil

  • 3 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce

  • 2 green onions, chopped

  • 2 garlic cloves, minced

  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin

  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes

  • 1 package (14 ounces) extra-firm tofu

Preparation: 

Step 1: Combine the first 6 ingredients in a bowl or shallow dish.

Step 2: Cut the tofu lengthwise into 3/8-inch thick slices, and then cut each slice diagonally to make triangles.

Step 3: Add the tofu triangles to the marinade, making sure to coat each piece evenly.

Step 4: Cover the bowl or dish with the tofu and place it in the refrigerator.

Step 5: Allow the tofu to marinate for 3-5 hours, turning it occasionally to ensure all the pieces are evenly coated.

Step 6: Preheat the air fryer to 400¬įF.

Step 7: Grease the tray in the air-fryer basket.

Step 8: Remove the tofu triangles from the marinade and place them on the greased tray in the air-fryer basket.

Step 9: Drizzle the remaining marinade over the tops of the tofu triangles.

Step 10: Cook the tofu in the air fryer until it is lightly browned and heated through, which should take about 6-8 minutes.

Step 11: Remove the tray from the air fryer and serve the marinated and air-fried tofu triangles immediately.