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As eating healthier has become more crucial to a lot of people, there have been recent trends that have brought about innovative solutions to cook using little or no oil at all. One of these incredible solutions is the air fryer.

The air fryer, as the name suggests, uses hot air to cook certain foods like you would in a conventional oven. This means that you can roast your favourite lamb chops, or grill your vegetables and of course fry your French fries. This wonderful machine is a versatile kitchen companion and should be in every kitchen.

What can you cook with an air fryer? 

Many people who find the air fryer to be a fascinating tool always want to find out as much as possible about the air fryer before making a purchase.

Here is a list of the most common things you can prepare in the air fryer;

  1. Raw meat
  2. Vegetables 
  3. Baked goods (cakes & muffins)
  4. Dehydrated Foods

Raw Meat

Yes, that’s right. You can cook raw meat in the air fryer. As a suggestion, what you want to do is take out the meat you would like to prepare out of the freezer and let it sit at room temperature for about 20 minutes or so. Then add a little oil and your favourite seasoning, place your meat on the tray inside your fryer then set your temperature to 180 degrees celsius, while cooking be sure to turn your meat so that it cooks evenly through. Depending on what meat you choose to cook, it can take anywhere from 10 to 25 minutes for it to cook. 

We have amazing recipes for you to try with your air fryer.

Vegetables

The air fryer allows you to grill vegetables such as cauliflower, mushrooms, broccoli and many more. This can also be prepared as frozen as well this saves time and allows to cook whole meals in just a few minutes making the air fryer such a useful tool in the kitchen.

Baked goods

As an air fryer does not have the same capacity as a conventional oven, using an air fryer to bake will require you to do it in multiple batches. You will also have to make some size adjustments to fit your baked goods inside. Baking things like cakes and muffins are ideal in an air fryer.

Air fryers are highly efficient and they can help you save more time in the kitchen.