BH&G Air Fryer Recipes

BH&G Air Fryer Recipes 2021

Better Homes & Gardens Air Fryer Recipes is filled with 80 creative recipes that use the air fryer to create delicious and satisfying meals and sides. With chapters focused on breakfast, appetizers, and all-in-one dinners, there’s something for every time of day. The health-conscious will enjoy the chapters on seafood and plant-based meals, while the entertainer will love finding creative ways to make appetizers, pizza, cookies, and make-ahead frozen meals. With the diverse array of techniques in this issue, you’ll use the air fryer to bake, roast, crisp, and fry, getting the absolute most out of this versatile kitchen tool.

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1 min.
from the editor

I’ll admit, when air fryers first started trending several years ago, I was skeptical. Did I really need another device in my kitchen? (After all, I was still trying to get more out of my Instant Pot!) But in the years since air fryers emerged, they have proved their staying power as versatile appliances worthy of counter space in our kitchens. The recipes in this issue demonstrate just how versatile the air fryer can be. You’ll find plenty of recipes that mimic deep-frying and pan-frying, like the Pork Dumplings on p. 51, Egg Rolls on p. 17, Pretzel-Crusted Crab Cakes on p. 14, and, of course, Air-Fryer Fries on p. 22. One of the air fryer’s biggest strengths will always be that it needs very little oil to create that perfect…

12 min.
air-fryer fame

Why are air fryers so popular? Because they deliver that satisfying, crispy crunch with just a few teaspoons of oil (hello, fewer calories and saturated fat). But they also do a lot more than fry. They can bake, broil, grill, and roast a wide range of appetizers, main courses, and desserts. The same device can turn out crispy egg rolls, perfectly cooked flank steak, tender seafood, and even decadent donuts. Air fryers are also lightning fast (they preheat in minutes), convenient, and easier to clean than an oven. So let’s get started with the tips and recipes you need to get cooking! HOW DO AIR FRYERS WORK? An air fryer is actually not a fryer—you don’t plop food in a vat of oil and fry away. Instead, you put food in the air…

6 min.
just getting started

NASHVILLE-STYLE HOT CHICKEN STRIPS • HANDS ON 20 minutes • COOK 6 minutes per batch 1 egg, lightly beaten1 cup buttermilk½ tsp. salt¼ tsp. black pepper1 cup all-purpose flour1½ lb. chicken breast tenderloinsNonstick cooking spray½ cup vegetable oil1 Tbsp. packed brown sugar1 to 2 tsp. cayenne pepper1 tsp. paprika1 tsp. chili powder½ tsp. garlic powderWhite bread slices and dill pickle slices (optional) 1. In a shallow dish whisk together egg, buttermilk, salt, and black pepper. Place flour in another shallow dish. Dip chicken into flour then into buttermilk mixture and again into flour, turning to coat. Place on a parchment paper-lined tray; let stand 10 minutes. 2. Meanwhile, coat air-fryer basket with cooking spray. Preheat air fryer at 400°F. For sauce, in a small saucepan whisk together the next six ingredients (through garlic powder). Heat…

4 min.
keep on rolling

EGG ROLLS • HANDS ON 20 minutes • COOK 7 minutes 8 egg roll wrappers1 recipe Egg Roll Filling (choose one, p. 18)Nonstick cooking spray 1. For each egg roll, place an egg roll wrapper on a work surface with a corner pointing toward you. Spoon ¼ cup desired Egg Roll Filling onto each wrapper just below center. Fold bottom corner over filling, tucking it underneath. Fold in opposite corners; roll up egg roll. Moisten top corner with water; press firmly to seal. 2. Preheat air fryer at 375°F. Lightly coat egg rolls with cooking spray. Arrange egg rolls in a single layer in air-fryer basket. Cook 5 minutes. Turn egg rolls and cook 2 to 3 minutes more or until golden and crisp. Serve with sauce as directed. Makes 8 egg rolls. PERFECTLY CRISP The delicate,…

9 min.
spins on chips & fries

AIR-FRYER FRIES • HANDS ON 15 minutes • STAND 30 minutes • COOK 15 minutes 1 lb. potatoes or sweet potatoes, peeled (if desired), and cut into ½-inch sticks1 tsp. vegetable oil¼ tsp. salt¼ tsp. Seasoning (options, opposite) or more to taste Dipping Sauce (options, opposite) 1. Cover potatoes in water and let soak 30 minutes. Drain and pat drywith paper towels. Drizzle with oil; toss to coat. 2. Preheat air fryer at 400°F. Arrange potatoes in a double layer in fryer basket. Cook, tossing every 5 minutes, until golden brown, 15 to 20 minutes. Sprinkle with salt and desired Seasoning. Serve with Dipping Sauce. Makes 4 servings (½ cup fries each). PER SERVING 77 cal., 1 g fat (0 g sat. fat), 0 mg chol, 149 mg sodium, 15 g carb, 1 g fiber, 1 g…

11 min.
veggies that steal the show

GARLIC-HERB CARROTS • HANDS ON 10 minutes • COOK 15 minutes per batch Nonstick cooking spray2 tsp. olive oil2 tsp. balsamic vinegar1¼ lb. tricolor baby carrots or full-size carrots, peeled and cut into 3-inch pieces (halve any large pieces lengthwise)3 cloves garlic, minced1 to 2 Tbsp. chopped assorted fresh herbs, such as parsley, thyme, and/or rosemary1 tsp. butter¼ tsp. kosher salt¼ tsp. black pepper 1. Coat air-fryer basket with cooking spray. Preheat air fryer at 375°F. In a large bowl whisk together oil and vinegar. Add carrots and garlic; toss to coat. 2. Working in batches if needed, place carrots in a single layer in prepared basket. Cook 15 minutes or until tender, stirring twice. 3. While still warm, transfer carrots to a large serving bowl. Add herbs, butter, salt, and pepper; toss to coat. Makes…