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10 Essential Air Fryer Recipes for Winter

The air fryer is the perfect appliance to bust out for warm, comforting main dishes and sides tailor-made for the cold-weather months. Here are 10 of our favorites.

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From Skinnytaste

Crispy Breaded Pork Chops 

The breading combines of panko breadcrumbs, cornflakes, and Parmesan, so there’s plenty of texture and flavor.

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Air Fryer Orange Chicken

Have you ever tried the Mandarin Orange Chicken from Trader Joe’s? Okay, but have you ever tried prepping it in the air fryer?

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From a Family Feast

Cauliflower Crust Pan Pizza

With cauliflower pizza, there’s a serious risk of a soggy crust. This recipe avoids that by having you first cook the cauliflower in the air fryer, then cook the crust, then finally add the toppings.

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from Foodie Crush

Crispy Buttermilk Chicken Tenders 

These lightly breaded chicken tenders are crispy enough to please kids, but adults will love them for the subtle Parmesan flavor.

from Show Me the Yummy

Chicken Taquitos 

Admit it — you love taquitos. These are made with slow cooker chicken, so you’ll be making good use of two favorite kitchen appliances.

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from Spicy Southern Kitchen 

Pepperoni and Pepper Stromboli 

Here, pre-made pizza dough is used to wrap tomato sauce, pepperoni, and cheese into a stromboli that’s cooked and browned in the air fryer. 

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from Sweet C Designs

Easy Air Fried Meatballs 

These meatballs are made with a mix of ground beef and seasoned Italian sausage, which adds flavor without adding a ton of extra ingredients.

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Patatas Bravas 

from The Defined Dish

If you’ve ever been to Spain (or a Spanish tapas restaurant anywhere), you know that patatas bravas are a menu staple. The crispy potatoes are a great side for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.

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Air Fryer Steak 

from Whole Kitchen Sink

Why make steak in an air fryer? You’ll get a good, browned crust on the outside, while the inside cooks to whatever temperature you prefer.

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Air Fryer Brussels Sprouts and Bacon 

from Wholesomelicious

After 30 minutes in the air fryer, the Brussels sprouts will be cooked through, with plenty of crispy, bitter leaves.

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