Easy Air Fryer Meals

“Easy Air Fryer Meals” Be healthy and fit thinking has become the main subject of this modern age. No one wants to be fatty and sick for it. Now everyone wants to be slim with a fit body. For that, we need to eat healthy, nutritious, and fat-free foods. Modern technology comes with solutions. To reach this goal, there are many foods, machines, and kitchen appliance is invented.  Air Fryer machine one of them. Foods made in the air fryer are healthy and tasty too. Air fryer cook food with hot air not with oil or fat.

Air Fryer Doughnuts

Air fryer doughnuts

If you love doughnuts but can not eat it because of the health issue, the extra fat is not good for your health. Don’t worry I have come here with a permanent solution for you. You will have doughnuts without the guilt; thanks to your air fryer for these yeast-risen rings deliver the same sweet, tender and crackly sugar glazed goodness. These doughnuts are not like any other doughnuts, they are not cooked deep in the oil, but they are cooked in hot air. Air fryer cooks food using hot air that’s why the food is really healthy and tasty. You can have it without worry.

Pro tip: When the doughnuts have risen, use the parchment paper to help gently transfer them into the air fryer and use two forks to lower them into the glaze for maximum coverage.

Time Zone

  • Active time: 35 minutes.
  • Total time: 2 hours 20 minutes.
  • Yield: Serves 8 (serving size: 1 doughnut).
air fryer doughnuts

Ingredients

The main thing about any dish is ingredients. If you select the wrong ingredients in the wrong amount your dish will be digester. So it is really important to choose the right ingredient and you need to be very careful when you take them.

  • 1/4 cup warm water, warmed (100f to 110f).
  • 1 teaspoon active dry yeast.
  • 1/4 cup, plus 1/2 tsp. Granulated sugar, divided.
  • 2 cups (about 8 1/2 oz.) All-purpose flour.
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt.
  • 1/4 cup whole milk, at room temperature.
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted.
  • 1 large egg, beaten.
  • 1 cup (about 4 oz.) Powdered sugar.
  • 4 teaspoons tap water.

How To Make The Doughnuts

Step 1

In a small bowl, stir together water, yeast, and 1/2 teaspoon of the granulated sugar; let stand until foamy, about 5 minutes. Then combine flour, salt, and remaining 1/4 cup granulated sugar in a medium bowl. And when it is done, add yeast mixture, milk, butter, and egg; stir with a wooden spoon until the soft dough comes together. Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface and knead until smooth, 1 to 2 minutes will be ok. Then transfer dough to a lightly greased bowl, cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled in volume, about 1 hour.

Step 2

Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface and gently roll to 1/4-inch thickness. Then cut out 8 doughnuts using a 3-inch round cutter and a 1-inch round cutter to remove the center. And then place doughnuts and doughnuts holes on a lightly floured surface. Cover loosely doughnuts with plastic wrap and let stand until doubled in volume, about 30 minutes.

Step 3

Once it is done, place 2 doughnuts and 2 doughnuts holes in the single layer in the air fryer basket, and cook at 350°f until golden brown, 4 to 5 minutes. Then repeat it with remaining doughnuts and holes.

Step 4

And then whisk together powdered sugar and tap water in a medium bowl until smooth. Dip doughnuts and doughnut holes in glaze; place on a wire rack set over a rimmed baking sheet to allow excess glaze to drip off and let stand until glaze hardens about 10 minutes.

Nutritional Information

In every food nutrition is the main aim to have it. But all foods don’t have the same amount of every-nutrition.  Some have more protein, some have more calories and some have calcium. The nutrition of these doughnuts is given below:

Calories 238, Fat 4g, Sat fat 2g, Unsatfat 1g, Protein 5g, Carbohydrate 46g, Fiber 1g, Sugars 22g, Added sugars 21g, Sodium 74mg, Calcium 2% DV, Potassium 1% DV.

Update Classic Fish And Chips With An Air Fryer

fish_and_chips

There is wrong thinking that Air fryer can cook only a few dishes but it is totally wrong. There are many dishes can be cooked by an Air Fryer including fish. Classic pub fare like fish and chips dish one of them. It can be a real grease-fest, but not when your air fryer’s invited to the party. We love the extra-crispy factor of these spiralized potato fries; if you don’t have a spiralizer this link opens in a new tab or can’t find pre-spiralized potatoes at your grocery store, simply cut 2 potatoes into 8 wedges each, and prepare and cook as directed in step one, cooking about 25 minutes, turning once. Don’t skip the rich and tangy malt vinegar on the side because it brings a lot of flavor without the added calories and fat of tartar sauce.

Time Zone

  • Active time: 15 mins.
  • Total time: 45 mins.
  • Yield: Serves 4 (serving size: 1 fish fillet, 4 potato wedges).
fish and chips

Ingredients

It is the most important for any dish to get the right ingredients. So be careful when you are using the ingredients. The ingredients of the dish are given below:

  • 2 (10-oz.) Russet potatoes, scrubbed.
  • Cooking spray.
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons kosher salt, divided.
  • 1 cup (about 4 1/4 oz.) All-purpose flour.
  • 2 large eggs.
  • 2 tablespoons water.
  • 1 cup whole-wheat panko (Japanese-style breadcrumbs).
  • 4 (6-oz.) Skinless tilapia fillets.
  • 1/2 cup malt vinegar.

How To Make The Doughnuts

Step 1

First cut potatoes into spirals on a spiralizer, using manufacturer’s instructions.  Then in batches, place in a single layer in air fryer basket; spray with cooking spray, tossing to be sure that they are coated completely. When it is done, cook at 375°f until golden brown and crispy on the outside, 10 minutes, turning halfway through cooking. Then remove potatoes from the basket, and cover to keep warm. Once all potatoes are cooked, sprinkle evenly with 1/4 teaspoon salt.

Step 2      

During potatoes cook, stir together flour and 1/2 teaspoon of the salt in a shallow dish. Then lightly whisk together eggs and water in a second shallow dish.  And then, stir together panko and remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt in a third shallow dish.  After that cut each fish fillet lengthwise into 2 long strips and dredge in flour mixture, shaking off excess. Allowing any excess to drip off, dip in egg mixture. Pressing to adhere, dredge in panko mixture and coat fish on both sides with cooking spray.

Step 3

After that place fish in a single layer in the air fryer basket, and cook in batches at 375°f until golden brown, 10 minutes, turning fish over halfway through cooking.

Step 4

For serving, place 2 pieces of fish and equal portions potato spirals on each plate with 2 tablespoons malt vinegar for dipping.

Nutritional Information

No one wants to eat unhealthy food for this air fryer is getting popular day by day. Air fried food is much more healthy and nutritious. The Classic pub fare like fish and chips dish has lots of nutrition. They are:

Calories 415, Fat 7g, Sat fat 2g, Unsatfat 3g, Protein 44g, Carbohydrate 46g, Fiber 4g, Sugars 2g, Added sugars 0g, Sodium 754mg, Calcium 5% DV, Potassium 24% DV.

Air-Fried Flax Seed French Toast Sticks With Berries

berry french toast

The secret to getting the best results from your air fryer machine is to coat foods with a dry mixture that cooks up nice and crispy. Here, we have used omega-3 rich flax seeds to add a super-food style crunch to french toast. You can choose a high-quality whole grain loaf for this recipe, it will help the toast sticks hold their shape and texture throughout the soaking and cooking process. You can feel great about treating your kids to these on Saturday morning; they’ll never guess they’re eating a fiber-rich and heart-healthy breakfast.

Time Zone

  • Active time: 20 minutes.
  • Total time: 1 hour.
  • Yield: Serves 4 (serving size: 4 french toast sticks, 1/2 cup berries, 2 tsp. Syrup).
berry french toast

Ingredients

Any dish’s test depends on the ingredients of the dish. So you have to be very careful when you choose it and use it.

  • 4 (1 1/2-oz.) Whole-grain bread slices.
  • 2 large eggs.
  • 1/4 cup 2% reduced-fat milk.
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract.
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon.
  • 1/4 cup packed light brown sugar, divided.
  • 2/3 cup flax seed meal.
  • Cooking spray.
  • 2 cups sliced fresh strawberries.
  • 8 teaspoons pure maple syrup, divided.
  • 1 teaspoon powdered sugar.

How To Make The Doughnuts

Step 1

Start with cutting each slice of bread into 4 long sticks. When it is done, whisk together eggs, milk, vanilla, cinnamon, and 1 tablespoon of the brown sugar in a shallow dish. And also mix flax seed meal and remaining 3 tablespoons brown sugar in a second shallow dish. After mixing is done, dip bread pieces in egg mixture, slightly soaking them, and allow any excess to drip off. Then dredge each piece in flaxseed mixture, the coating on all sides and coat bread pieces with cooking spray.

Step 2      

After that place bread pieces in a single layer in the air fryer basket, leaving room between each piece, and cook in batches at 375°f until golden brown and crunchy, 10 minutes, turning pieces over halfway through cooking.

Step 3

For serving the dish, place 4 french toast sticks on each plate and top with 1/2 cup strawberries, 2 teaspoons maple syrup, and a sprinkle of powdered sugar. Then serve the dish immediately.

Nutritional Information

Air Fryer cooked foods come with lots of good nutrition because this machine cooks food with hot air. So the food made with air fryer doesn’t have extra fat or unhealthy oil. This Flaxseed french toast sticks with berries dish are not different from it. The nutrition of this dish is given below:

Calories 361, Fat 10g, Sat fat 1g, Unsatfat 7g, Protein 14g, Carbohydrate 56g, Fiber 10g, Sugars 30g, Added sugars 22g, Sodium 218mg, Calcium 15% DV, Potassium 7% DV

Air Fryer Italian-Style Meatballs

meatballs

These air fryer meatballs are absolutely jam-packed with flavor, they are moist and tender. In fact, cooking these meatballs in the air fryer might be one of the best recipe applications for this device. They are great on their own; they would also be totally delicious over pasta, rice, or spiralized zoodles. Use what we call the “claw method”: shape your hand into a claw shape and don’t squeeze too hard when shaping, to prevent the meatballs from getting over-worked as you form them. These meatballs are healthy because they are cooked in hot air, not in deep fry in oil.

Time Zone

  • Active time: 10 minutes.
  • Total time: 45 minutes.
  • Yield: Serves 12 (2 meatballs).
meatballs

Ingredients

The main thing about any dish is ingredients. If you select the wrong ingredients in the wrong amount your dish will be digester. So it is really important to choose the right ingredient and you need to be very careful when you take them.

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil.
  • 1 medium shallot, minced (about 2 tbsp.)
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced (about 1 tbsp.).
  • 1/4 cup whole-wheat panko crumbs.
  • 2 tablespoons whole milk.
  • 2/3 pound lean ground beef.
  • 1/3 pound bulk turkey sausage.
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten.
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley.
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh rosemary.
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh thyme.
  • 1 tablespoon dijon mustard.
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt.

How To Make The Doughnuts

Step 1

First, preheat the air-fryer to 400°f and heat oil in a medium nonstick pan over medium-high heat. Then add the shallot and cook until softened, 1 to 2 minutes. Then add garlic and cook just until fragrant, 1 minute and remove from heat.

Step 2

After that in a large bowl, combine panko and milk.  And let stand 5 minutes.

Step 3

Then add cooked shallot and garlic to panko mixture, along with beef, turkey sausage egg, parsley, rosemary, thyme, mustard, and salt and Stir it to gently combine.

Step 4

When it is done combining, gently shape mixture into 1 1/2-inch ball and place shaped balls in a single layer in the air-fryer basket. Then cook half the meatballs at 400°f until lightly browned and cooked through, 10 to 11 minutes and remove it and keep warm, repeat with remaining meatballs.

Step 5

For the main dish, serve warm meatballs with toothpicks as an appetizer or serve over pasta, rice, or spiralized zoodles.

Nutritional Information

The healthy food favorite to everyone, no one wants to eat unhealthy food. Air fried food is much more healthy and nutritious. The meatballs dish has lots of nutrition. They are:

Calories 122, Fat 8g, Sat fat 2g, Unsatfat 5g, Protein 10g, Carbohydrate 0g, Fiber 0g, Sugars 0g, Added sugars 0g, Sodium 254mg, Calcium 2% DV, Potassium 4% DV

Air Fried Sweet Potato Dessert Fries

Air fried sweet potato dessert fries

Air Fried Sweet Potato Dessert Fries is a healthier, refined sugar-free dessert recipe. It is made with sweet potatoes that have a sweet cinnamon coating. This dish is gluten-free with vegan, dairy free and low carb options. It has an oven baked option as well.

Time Zone

  • Prep time: 5 min
  • Cook time: 20 min
  • Total time: 25 min
  • Yield: 4
Air fried sweet potato dessert fries

Ingredients

  • The ingredients need for this Air fried sweet potato dessert fries are given below:
  • 2 medium sweet potatoes and/or yams peeled (see notes for low carb option).
  • Half a tablespoon of coconut oil.
  • 1 tablespoon arrowroot starch or cornstarch.
  • Optional 2 tsp melted butter (for coating).
  • 1/4 cup coconut sugar or raw sugar.
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons cinnamon.
  • Optional powdered sugar for dusting (see notes for sugar-free option).
  • Dipping Sauces –
  • Dessert Hummus.
  • Honey or Vanilla Greek Yogurt.
  • Maple Frosting {vegan}.

How To Make The Doughnuts

  1. First, peel your sweet potatoes and wash them with clean water and dry.
  2. Then slice peeled sweet potatoes lengthwise, 1/2 inch thick.
  3. And then toss your sweet potato slices in 1/2 tbsp coconut oil and arrowroot starch (or cornstarch)
  4. Place in air fryer for 18 minutes at 370F. Shake halfway at 8-9 minutes.
  5. After that remove the fries from the air fryer and place in large bowl. Then Drizzle 2 tsp optional butter on top of fries. And then mix in cinnamon and sugar and toss fries together again.
  6. Sprinkle with powdered sugar and place on a plate to serve.
  7. Then serve fries with the dipping sauce of choice (see notes). For storing, keep fries wrapped in foil and in the fridge. Then reheat in the oven again to warm before serving and should keep for 2-3 days.

Oven baked option:

  1. Preheat oven to 400F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper
  2. Then slice and clean your sweet potatoes just as you would for the air fryer instructions.
  3. Place your sweet potato slices in a larger bowl then add in your coconut oil (or butter), cinnamon, and sugar on them.
  4. And then toss together and lay the fries out on the baking sheet. Then place in oven for 20-25 minutes, rotating fries half way.
  5. After that remove from oven and let cool. then add extra cinnamon or powdered sugar. Serve with dipping sauce.

Notes:

For low sugar/carb options:

  • Replace the sweet potato with peeled jicama sticks (baking times are similar)
  • Use swerve sugar sweetener in place of powdered sugar and other sugars.

Nutritional Information

This air fried potato has lots of sodium, vitamin, protein, iron. All of them are supper healthier and most important for the human body. The nutrition of this dish is:

Total Fat: 2.3 g, Sodium 45.5 mg, Dietary Fiber 3 g, Vitamin C 1.7 mg, Saturated Fat 1.7 g, Cholesterol 1.3 mg, Total Carbohydrate 26.9 g, Sugar 14.8 g, Protein 1.2 g, Iron 0.6 mg.

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