Did you splash out on an air fryer recently? If you’re looking for good recipes to try in your air fryer, then this article is for you!
We’ve rounded up some ideas for super yummy family air fryer recipes. They are all tried and tested and we guarantee everyone will enjoy them.
Family-Friendly Air Fryer Recipes
Regardless of whether you use an air fryer or the oven or slow cooker, you need trusty recipes that the family will like. We’ve done the work to pick out some great ideas from chicken to pork to mac and cheese!
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Air Fryer Chicken Breasts
This foolproof recipe for air fryer chicken breasts from Platings and Pairings seasons the chicken breasts with herbs and spices to make tender chicken ready to serve with whatever vegetables, salad or sauces your family enjoys.
And the recipe is very versatile – you can switch up the seasonings you use to ensure you have plenty of options for different meals.
Air Fryed Baked Potatoes
Cheryl from 40 Aprons says she’ll never make baked potatoes any other way than in the air fryer! With crispy, salty skins but fluffy and light potato in the middle, her recipe for air fryer baked potato is also really easy and super quick to make.
In our house, different people like different toppings for their baked potatoes, e.g. tuna mayo, chilli, cheese, so this would be an easy family meal to rustle up.
Air Fryer Scones
Yes, air fryers actually do a good job of baking things! If you’ve never tried air fryer scones, then this recipe from Cooking Perfected is the one to start with.
You should be able to make enough scones to feed roughly six people without needing to adjust the recipe. Then try lots of different toppings from jam to curd to smoked salmon!
10 Minute Air Fryer Chicken Sausage and Veggies
This recipe for air fryer sausages and veggies from Pinch Me Good looks perfect for a quick midweek meal.
Loaded with protein and with plenty of vegetables, and best of all, you can make it in 10 minutes!
Air Fryer Honey Garlic Salmon
For a fish family dinner option, why not try this recipe for air fryer honey garlic salmon from The Cooking Jar.
It uses just 4 ingredients, with a delicious sweet and sticky sauce to perfectly caramelise the salmon.
Air Fryer Chicken Fajitas
Mexican always goes down well in our house and these air fryer chicken fajitas from Little Sunny Kitchen are quick and delicious, combining chicken with veggies.
Diana says she always makes her own homemade fajita seasoning mix, so be sure to check out her recipe for that. Serve with guacamole, sour cream and salsa.
Air Fryer Bang Bang Shrimp
Jumbo shrimp tossed in crispy breadcrumbs before frying and then served with a homemade Bang Bang sauce – what’s not to like! Check out this yummy air fryer bang bang shrimp recipe from Munchkin Time.
Serve them over rice, pasta, or even a bed of greens.
Air Fryer Garlic Butter Steak Bites
If you’re looking for a really good, quick and easy beef recipe for your air fryer, then check out these air fryer garlic butter steak bites from Daily Yum.
Irina uses ribeye steak, she says it’s great for air frying, and is nice and tender. She also has a delicious homemade chipotle dipping sauce recipe.
Air Fryer Mac and Cheese
This recipe for creamy mac and cheese from My Forking Life is made in your air fryer and, good news, you don’t have to cook the pasta first!
It’s a delicious recipe that can be made in about 20 minutes, perfect for rustling up a quick meal.
Italian-Style Air Fryer Pork Chops
If you’re looking for a delicious air fryer pork chop recipe, then these air fryer pork chops from Jennie of The Diary of a Real Housewife are a winner. She says they come out “juicy and flavourful”.
Air Fryer Meatballs
This recipe for tasty homemade air fryer meatballs from Spend With Pennies uses ground beef and pork. Make them and serve with your family’s favourite pasta sauce, and the meatballs will cook in almost the time it takes to boil your pasta.