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Air Fryer Weeknight Dinner Recipes

Air Fryer Weeknight Dinner Recipes

My air fryer has a permanent spot on my counter. These air fryer weeknight dinner recipes help lighten up the meal and allow me quickly get dinner on the table.

Cheryl Culver (Coyle, OK) loves her air fryer as much as I do.

“Having an air fryer saves time and best of all keeps the calories lower and the kitchen cooler,” thinks Cheryl.

She shared her Air Fryer Rotisserie Chicken recipe that’s so juicy. It’s fall-off-the-bone good.

The skin is crispy and filled with flavor from a variety of spices. Easy to prepare, this tastes like it spent hours roasting in the oven.

Football playoffs are here. Jennifer S.’s (Philadelphia, PA) Air Fryer Chicken Wings recipe produces extra crispy wings without the extra guilt.

“I wanted a wing recipe that would take away the greasiness of frying in oil or baking using the racks and sheet pans,” explains Jennifer. “[And,] I wanted the flavor to be punched up so I brined and rubbed.”

The result? They’re soaked in a sweet and spicy sauce you’ll lick off your fingers. Jennifer’s choice of spices and ingredients in the rub adds a spicy crunchy texture to the wings.

Lisa Walker’s Air Fried Salmon With Dijon Dill Sauce beats salmon I’ve had at fancy restaurants.

“I came up with this recipe last night and my family just loved it,” reveals Lisa. “The salmon was perfectly cooked and very juicy.”

Coating the salmon in a Dijon dill sauce adds tons of delicious flavor. Once air fried, it’s juicy and flaky. Serve with some steamed veggies for a healthy meal.

Robyn’s Bruce’s (Linglestown, PA) Air Fried Butterflied Stuffed Chicken Breasts are succulent and very well seasoned.

“Preparation time is about 5 minutes and super easy,” shares Robyn. “I’m for anything quick and easy.”

The ingredients in this dinner are simple. But when combined, the final results are fantastic. The chicken breasts are stuffed with broccoli and cheese and seasoned perfectly.

Lightly dusting them with flour and then a quick spray of oil creates a slight crust on the chicken breasts after air frying.  Robyn is right… these are magical.

“Made with convenience items like ground chicken, minced garlic in a jar, prepared pizza sauce, and cooked up in an oven-style air fryer, this take on classic chicken Parmesan is fast, easy, and delicious,” Larry Cline wrote about his Air Fryer Quick Chicken Parmesan recipe.

I was excited to try these. Ground chicken is turned into patties. After cooking in the air fryer, the chicken patties have a crunchy crust and a tender, juicy inside. Sauce and mozzarella cheese help to mimic chicken Parm flavors.

If an air fryer is also taking up space on your counter space, put it to good use when preparing dinner this week. Full of flavor, your family will never guess they’re slightly healthier. Happy Pinching!