9 Air Fryer Recipes To Cook Meals In Less Than 15 Mins

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If you’re on a diet but can’t imagine living in a world without fried food, then consider preparing your meals with an air fryer! It’s an alternative cooking method that is a lot healthier than deep frying.

Better yet, air fryers will prepare your meals in a neater and perhaps timelier fashion – some air fryer recipes don’t even take more than 15 minutes! So if you’re keen on dishing out a mean air fryer cuisine, here are 10 easy air fryer recipe suggestions that even beginner cooks can whip up with ease!

Air Fried Bagels [Time Taken: 11 – 12 Mins]


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AIR FRIED BAGEL RECIPE!💯🔥 . These are absolutely amazing. Shout out to my mom for sharing this recipe with me! They are so fluffy and soft and WAY LOWER CARB than any bagel you will ever buy! Now you can enjoy a Bagel Breakfast Sandwich completely guilt free!! . 💯Macros for 1 bagel: 145 Calories – p7/c27/f0 *these macros take into consideration the extra flour i had to add while kneading the dough!* . Ingredients: •1 cup Flour – I used Gluten Free Flour •2 tsp baking powder •3/4 tsp salt •1 Cup non fat Greek yogurt •1 egg white beaten Topping: •I used Trader Joe’s Everything Bagel seasoning but you can use anything! . Directions: •Combine flour, baking powder, salt, and whisk to combine. •Add yogurt and mix with a fork until well combined. It’ll look like small crumbles. •Dust counter with flour, remove dough from bowl and knead the dough a few times until it is no longer tackey. You will need to slowly add a tiny bit more flour to the dough until it is no longer sticking to your hands. •Divide into 4 equal balls, roll each ball out with your hands into a 3/4 inch thick “rope”. Turn rope into a circle by joining the ends. •Brush tops with egg whites and sprinkle your seasoning over the top. •Pre heat air fryer to 325. •Spray bagels with cooking spray and cook for 11-12 minutes. No need to turn or flip. •Let cool and enjoy!!! . Use this hashtag #HealthIsEasy and show me your homemade air fried bagels!! . #healthiseasy #bodybuildingcom #bodybuildinglifestyle #bodybuildingmotivation #mealprep #macro #mealprepsunday #mealpreprecipes #healthyrecipes #iifym #nutrition #healthynutrition #deadlift #healthymeals #fitnessmotivation #airfryerrecipe #healthyfoodshare #girlswithmuscle #weightlossjourney #weightlossmotivation #airfryer #fitspo #healthydinner #healthychoices #healthybreakfast #healthyeating #healthysnack #bagels #breakfast

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Air fried bagels make a good air fryer recipe to begin with. The recipe features a simple set of ingredients. It doesn’t have any complex cooking techniques either. Just have the right mix of ingredients, roll up the flour to optimal thickness and let the air fryer do the rest of the work! We recommend making a couple of these bagels for breakfast along with a strong brew of your favourite coffee!

Air Fried Potato Chips [Time Taken: 15 Mins]

Need something even simpler? How about this air fryer recipe for potato chips? This dish features an even simpler set of ingredients BUT it takes some skill to get the right mix of flavours with the various spices. If you aren’t looking for anything funky, you can try out the recommended flavours like BBQ, Chipotle Ranch and Cheddar Sour Cream!

Air Fried Eggplant [Time Taken: 5 – 7 Mins]


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Last day in August 🎉 calls for a FRYday FRIyay celebration! 🍟⠀ ⠀ Thanks to a recent reminder from @gwenkirles and @queencitybites, I dug up one of my old favorite OG CFF EBTB air fryer recipes (maxed out on acronyms yet again…) to share today! ⠀ Take one ☝🏻 eggplant 🍆, slice it into 1/4” strips coat in WF flour • egg • @daveskillerbread breadcrumbs • @traderjoes EBTB seasoning mix • no oil required 🙀 • air fry for ab 5-7 mins or bake at 425 for 20 • just pair with hummus for a snack or protein + more veggies for a full spread! . . For those of you who have messaged me about getting or thinking about getting an air fryer…a few tips to be successful —> don’t overcrowd!, give your food space. Preheat just like you would any oven. Make sure to properly bread (and season!) your food in every step. Invest in a spray bottle (like an actual spray bottle you can spray OIL when needed). Halfway thru cooking, re-spray oil anddd turn the contents. Use toothpicks to hold down light foods or things that could easily move around!⠀ ⠀ Happy LDW, friends! 🇺🇸…sorry couldn’t help it 🙊

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Afraid of carbs? Then try out this eggplant air fryer recipe. It’s healthier AND delicious. The best part is that this recipe doesn’t require oil at all – perfect for folks who are looking to cut down on their weight. Other than the breadcrumb coating, you can consider other forms of spices to sprinkle on this comfy snack. You can even enjoy it without the guilt since you’re technically munching on a vegetable.

Buffalo Chicken Egg Rolls [Time Taken: 14 Mins]


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BUFFALO CHICKEN EGG ROLLS!!! Like and save this post 💗! And guess what, these beauties are healthy and not even fried 🙌🏼! Click the link in my bio for full recipe or see below for abridged version 👇🏼!!! 1️⃣ Boil chicken breast in chicken broth until cooked through, shred. 2️⃣In a large skillet, melt your butter. Add the white part of sliced green onions and cook for a minute or two. Then add your shredded cabbage and cook for one minute. Then, the shredded chicken. Immediately after adding the chicken, coat in the Frank reds hot sauce and stir to combine. Move to a bowl and let it cool. 3️⃣ Once mixture is cool, fill a small bowl with water. Lay out an egg roll wrapper and place buffalo chicken filling diagonally across. Top with bits of your blue cheese. Roll up! 4️⃣ Air fry at 380 degrees for 9 minutes or until golden. Flip and fry again for 5 minutes! Serve alongside my skinny blue cheese (recipe is at the bottom of the blog post!!!)

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Pump up the protein! And some good fat of course. This air fryer recipe is ideal for the hardcore meat lovers on a diet. You’ll find that meals like these are a beacon of hope on your journey to a healthier lifestyle. Try making some of these buffalo chicken egg rolls as a cheat snack or maybe a protein replenishment after a good workout session. It’s definitely an air fryer recipe that will provide a quick boost to your day!

Ranch Zucchini Chips [Time Taken: 5 – 6 Mins]

Here’s another guilt-free snack! Ranch zucchini chips! This air fryer recipe also makes for a good party snack as well. After all, a typical zucchini can provide more than enough slices to serve up a small gathering of friends. You can also try other types of sauce dips to go with your zucchini chips. We recommend the roasted red pepper hummus. It provides a nice mushy texture that adds a little spice to your chips!

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Bacon & Cheese Egg Bites [Time Taken: 9 Mins]

This is a match made in heaven. Bacon alone is enough to satisfy any meat lover. But bacon AND cheese? Wow… If you love the salty flavours of bacon in a mix of cheese then this is the air fryer recipe for you! You can even try air frying them in cupcake holders – forming a shape that is perfect for a packed snack. Try this dish as a light alternative for lunch or maybe as a little afternoon snack!

Corn On The Cob [Time Taken: 8 Mins]

Who can ever say no to corn on the cob? Although a simple dish, it packs loads of flavours that will please anyone’s taste buds. Although corn is often cooked using traditional methods, you can also consider giving it a run through the air fryer. You can even try this air fryer recipe if you’re looking out for gluten-free food options!

Crispy Pizza Ravioli [Time Taken: 6 Mins]


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RECIPE POST 🧚🏻‍♀️, but first…HELP! What do I name these 🍕(they are wonton wrappers stuffed with pizza toppings)?! 🍬Mini Pizza Pop-Tarts 🥫Crispy Pizza Ravioli 🥖Homemade Pizza Rolls The recipe couldn’t be easier: 1️⃣ Get Prepped! Start by cutting your eggroll wrappers into 4 vertical strips and the again into 3 horizontal strips, try and keep the stacks matched up for easier assembly. Then dice pepperoni 2️⃣Take a 1/4 tsp of marinara sauce and add it to the center of one of the wrapper squares, sprinkle some mozzarella then add your diced pepperoni. 3️⃣ Dip your finger into water and trace along the edge of the other wrapper then. Place it over the wrapper with the ingredients and pinch really well around the edges so none of that deliciousness gets out. 4️⃣ Brush either side of the ravioli with olive oil and place into the air fryer, be sure they aren’t overlapping. I was able to fit in about 10 at a time. You could also bake these.. 5️⃣ Put in your air fryer at 380 degrees for 4 minutes then flip and allow to cook for another 2 minutes. Serve with extra marinara for dipping!! The full recipe is on my blog right now (with lots of photos). Xoxo, E

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If you need another creative mix, then consider this ravioli spin! The crispy pizza ravioli is an air fryer recipe that mixes in the scrumptious flavours of a pizza into a piece of fried ravioli. If the flavours of this snack isn’t enough for you – which it shouldn’t be – then you can pair it up with some marinara sauce. The delicious dip has a flavour that complements the cheese-y mix of the pizza ravioli.

Air Fried Rice with Teriyaki Edamame & Pineapple [Time Taken: 15 Mins]

Can’t live without rice? Well, here’s an air fryer recipe that includes your favourite ingredient! This is also a dish for folks who like their dishes on the sweet side. The teriyaki sauce and pineapple included promises for a touch of sweetness that goes with a hearty bowl of rice. The inclusion of edamame provides an added crunchy texture that complements the softness of the rice.

Hungry for more healthier food options?

Other than air fryer recipes, you can also consider other unique cooking tools – like sushi makers and pressure cookers – to help you whip up a meal under 15 minutes! If you need even more recipe ideas, check out our guide on quick and easy meal preps for folks who’re looking to control their daily diet.

Alternatively, you can consider dining at one of Singapore’s many vegan and vegetarian food outlets. These food places provide some of the most savoury dishes that are rich in vegetables – a bonus if you’re considering to add more greens into your diet.

This article originally appeared on Shopee Singapore.