Are you a huge fan of deep fried foods but you want to stay healthy and fit? It’s okay to have a treat from time to time, but if your cravings are a little more frequent, purchasing an air fryer may be your best bet. Air fryers use extremely fast airspeeds and high temperatures to simulate the texture and taste of a deep fried food while only including a fraction of the amount of fat.

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1. Low Carb Mozzarella Sticks

Mozza sticks are one amazing guilty pleasure that you can never pass up! The problem is, they’re very expensive when you buy them premade at the grocery store.

What about making them on your own? While it’s still a treat, these Mozza sticks are low carb and lower fat than they would be at a restaurant because they have been air fried.

2. Air Fryer Beef Taco Fried Egg Rolls

Looking for an easy appetizer to serve up to hungry supper guests? Beef Taco Fried Egg Rolls are an amazing option!

Not only are they filling, but they’re packed with flavor without being loaded with grease. It’s everything you want in a casual appetizer, minus a lot of the fat!

3. Air Fryer Panko Breaded Low Fat Chicken Parmesan with Marinara Sauce

Supper is always a hassle to get ready in time before your family gets so hungry they become hangry. Use your air fryer to make a delicious low-fat chicken parm that will go down in your family’s history as a family favorite.

Pair with a delicious homemade salad and you have yourself a quick and easy meal that is ready to be eaten.

4. Air Fried Crispy Chicken Fingers

Chicken fingers are the best but the fat content is often depressing. With the help of an air fryer, you’re able to enjoy one of your guilty pleasures without having to endure all those grams of fat.

If you’re a major salad eater, try pre-making these chicken fingers to add to your salad throughout the week! It’s a fantastic way to get some protein in your meal.

5. Air Fryer Bang Bang Panko Breaded Fried Shrimp

Just because you’re avoiding deep fried foods, doesn’t mean your menu has to be boring! Check out these incredible breaded fried shrimps!

Adding your own mix of seasoning is an awesome way to make it your own when you have guests over. Keep it a secret so no one can one-up your recipe.

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6. Air Fryer Parmesan Dill Fried Pickle Chips

What is better than a regular dill pickle? Deep fried dill pickles! A lot of times you get long slices of dill pickles that take a few bites to eat, which is delicious but not necessarily the most graceful looking.

Instead, make these air fried, one bite breaded pickles for your guests to easily pick up, dip and pop in their mouths in one bite.

7. Garlic Parmesan Oil-Free Air Fryer Chips

Miss Vickie’s potato chips are always a crowd favorite because of their famous crispy crunch. Instead of going out and buying them, next time you can make them at home with your air fryer.

The best part is that you control what ingredients go in them so you can decide how healthy (or unhealthy) you want to make them.

8. Air Fryer 6 Minute Pita Bread Cheese Pizza

Need supper ready in a jiffy? This pizza is ready for you to eat after only six minutes! Add your favorite toppings, pop in the deep fryer and enjoy!

You can also have a pizza contest with friends and see which person comes up with the most creative and delicious pizza out there.

9. Air Fryer Hard Boiled Eggs

Sometimes the simplest tasks are still able to be done in the air fryer. You can actually hard boil eggs in the air fryer in just 16 minutes!

Make a delicious egg salad sandwich or serve them up as part of brunch one weekend for a delicious source of protein.

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10. Cilantro Lime Chicken

Cilantro: we either love it or love to hate it. If you’re a fan of cilantro, you’ll definitely want a slice of this recipe as soon as possible!

With the combined flavors of fresh cilantro and lime, you can eat it all on it’s own or you can add it to a taco on Taco Tuesday!

11. Roasted Garlic Air Fryer Recipe

Roasted Garlic often takes a lot of time to make at home, but with the help of the air fryer, the whole process is sped up.

Roasted garlic is a wonderful addition to a dip recipe or it can be served with some balsamic vinegar, olive oil, and fresh bread.

12. Air Fryer Tofu Satay

Has tofu ever looked so scrumptious? These amazing appetizers are vegetarian-friendly and packed with protein to boot!

Paired with this amazing dipping sauce, some of your friends may not even notice that it’s tofu! What a great way to expand their food palate without them knowing.

13. Vegan Fried Ravioli

What is better than regular ravioli? FRIED ravioli! What’s better than fried ravioli? Air Fried ravioli that has only a fraction of the fat and calories.

Whether you want to top these pieces of heavenly pasta with a delicious red sauce, or you want to serve them as appetizers before supper, this is one air fryer recipe you definitely want to try.

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14. Air Fried Pork Chops

Pork chops are always a difficult dish to make without completely drying them out. Cooking them in the air fryer is a wonderful way to get your supper ready quickly while maintaining tons of flavor.

As shown here, you can pair it with a flavorful and nutritious chickpea salad, or do a more traditional approach with mashed potatoes, applesauce, and cooked veggies.

15. Air Fried Cauliflower Rice

Fried rice is definitely a crowd favorite when it comes to making supper at the end of a long and busy day. With the added veggies in the mix, it is a great one bowl meal that offers a lot of nutrients.

You can also top this dish with some grilled chicken or pork for added protein.

16. Air Fryer Chicken Quesadillas

Air fryer quesadillas are fantastic for a movie night at home when you just want to relax and enjoy some good old Mexican food!

Make homemade guacamole and salsa to serve with it as well for a fresh approach to a meal that can often have a lot of additives.

17. Air Fryer Popcorn Tofu with Sriracha Dipping Sauce

If you’re a vegetarian and you miss the days of chicken nuggets from McDonald’s, look no further. With the help of the air fryer, you can enjoy a very similar meal once again.

Instead of chicken, you will be using tofu, and instead of sweet and sour sauce, you’ll be using a homemade sriracha dipping sauce.

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18. Breakfast-style Air Fryer Potatoes

Making your own hashbrowns can take a lot of time which is difficult to endure when you are so hungry and just want to eat!

Use your air fryer to whip up this amazing hash brown recipe that is ready for you by the time your stomach grumbles and tastes better than that store bought hash!

19. Portobello Mushroom Pizzas with Hummus

Going on a low carb diet? That doesn’t mean you have to give up some of your favorite foods such as pizza! These portobello mushroom pizzas are so scrumptious and memorable, you’ll be craving them before you know it.

Pack your portobello mushrooms with your favorite pizza toppings, add any cheese of your choice and place in your air fryer.

20. Air Fryer Reuben Egg Rolls

Reuben sandwiches are one of those foods that hit the spot when you’re absolutely starving. Now you can serve them in delicious rolls as an easy supper option or as an appetizer.

Dip them in a flavorful homemade dip for extra flavor or add it to the inside of the egg roll for some surprising flavor!

21. Ranch Kale Chips

If you are avoiding carbs, skip the potato chips! These kale chips are a fantastic option for those who want to avoid carbs but still enjoy a savory snack.

Lightly toss in some salt and pepper, or add some vinegar for your own salt and vinegar kale chips. Delicious!

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22. Pork Taquitos

Pork Taquitos are one delicious way to enjoy some Mexican food without all that mess! Neatly wrapped in corn tortillas, you can make these delicious wraps right in your air fryer.

Grilled up some veggies and sprinkle on some cheese to add some nutritional value, but don’t overstuff them!

23. Crispy Old Bay Chicken Wings with Warm Lemon Butter

Wing night can get expensive, so why not try hosting it at your home instead of at a restaurant? These homemade chicken wings have wing night written all over them and all you need is your air fryer!

Serve up with homemade blue cheese dip and a squeeze of lemon for added flavor and dimension. Don’t forget the beer!

24. Toasted Cinnamon Sugar Pumpkin Seeds

Need a quick snack while you’re on the run? These satisfying little pumpkin seeds are easy to transport in small containers and will satisfy those hunger pangs until supper is ready.

The best part about this recipe is that it is sprinkled with cinnamon which adds a dessert-like quality to a healthy snack.

25. Air Fryer Potato Latkes Bites

Mmmm, potato latkes are absolutely delicious and are even more convenient when they are bite-sized! Make your own homemade latkes from scratch and reduce the fat content with your air fryer.

These make an amazing side dish or main dish when having family over for a delicious meal.

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Lindsay Duncan

Lindsay loves cooking fun and creative meals for friends and family. At home, you can find her trying out a new recipe found on Pinterest while trying to balance her husband's sweet tooth with her healthy eating habits. If she's not in the kitchen, you'll find Lindsay photographing people she loves and going out with friends to try the newest restaurant in her small town.

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