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An Overview Of The Air-Fryer
What Is It, & How Does It Work?
An air fryer is a countertop appliance designed to simulate deep frying without submerging the food in oil. It operates like a small convection oven, circulating hot air to cook and brown the food.
Air-Fryer Benefits And Features
How To Choose An Air-Fryer?
There are primarily two type of air fryers available in the marketplace: cylindrical basket air fryer units and air fryer ovens.
When Using An Air Fryer
*Oils recommended for use in air fryers (Oil smoke points should be higher than cooking temperature):
Cooking times and temperatures vary by air fryer model. General recommendations are provided here. For times and temperatures specific to your air fryer, please refer to the manufacturer's product information. This is particularly important for meats and seafood, which vary in size and are not considered done until the safe minimum internal temperature has been reached. See www.foodsafety.gov/food-safety-charts/safe-minimum-internal-temperatures.
|Item||Temperature and Duration|
|Chicken Nuggets & Onion Rings||400º F for 10 minutes|
|French Fries||400º F for 14 minutes|
|Mozzarella Sticks||400º F for 8 minutes|
|Brussels Sprouts & Carrots||400º F for 10 minutes|
|Cauliflower||400º F for 12 minutes|
|Carrots||380º F for 15 minutes|
|Meats and Seafood|
|Chicken Breast||380º F for 15-20 minutes|
|Whole Chicken||360º F for 75 minutes|
|Wings||400º F for 10 minutes|
|Meatballs||400º F for 12 minutes|
|Bacon||400º F for 8-10 minutes|
|Sausage||380º F for 15 minutes|
|Shrimp||400º F for 5-8 minutes|
Easy Air Fryer Chicken
Air Fryer Popcorn
Note: For easy clean-up and/or if basket holes are larger than the kernels, line bottom of basket with aluminum foil.
Air Fryer Accessories