Air Fryer Dinner Recipes for Family Meals

Great air fryer dinner recipe ideas for fun family meals! Whether you're searching for healthy dinner recipes for two, super cheap and easy dinners for family, or easy weeknight dinners for picky eaters, you'll find a wide variety of air fryer recipes to choose from!
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If you want to make super flavorful, tender, and juicy chicken breast in your air fryer, this recipe is all you need. This awesome kitchen gadget not only cooks your chicken quickly but also makes sure it’s perfect every time. These air-fried chicken breasts are great for topping salads, filling sandwiches, or just eating on their own with a simple side dish. They are also perfect for meal prep! With minimal prep and a short cooking time, you can have a delicious and versatile protein ready to go.
Perfectly Juicy Air Fryer Chicken Breast Recipe
If you want to make super flavorful, tender, and juicy chicken breast in your air fryer, this recipe is all you need. This awesome kitchen gadget not only cooks your chicken quickly but also makes sure it’s perfect every time. These air-fried chicken breasts are great for topping salads, filling sandwiches, or just eating on their own with a simple side dish. They are also perfect for meal prep! With minimal prep and a short cooking time, you can have a delicious and versatile protein ready to go.
Air Fryer Chicken Skewers, also known as Shish Kebabs, are a great way to bring the joy of grilling into your kitchen with minimal fuss. They’re quick to prepare, cook evenly, and deliver that delicious, slightly charred taste we all love. Perfect for a weeknight dinner or a weekend treat, these skewers will quickly become a favorite. These Chicken Shish Kebabs are made with marinated chicken breast or thigh pieces, threaded onto bamboo skewers, and cooked in an air fryer with some vegetables. The simple marinade typically contains milk or yogurt mixed with olive oil, tomato paste, red pepper paste, and a few spices. They are perfect for entertaining your dinner guests, and you can prep them a day ahead and cook them on the day of your gathering.
Air Fryer Chicken Shish Kabobs
Air Fryer Chicken Skewers, also known as Shish Kebabs, are a great way to bring the joy of grilling into your kitchen with minimal fuss. They’re quick to prepare, cook evenly, and deliver that delicious, slightly charred taste we all love. Perfect for a weeknight dinner or a weekend treat, these skewers will quickly become a favorite. These Chicken Shish Kebabs are made with marinated chicken breast or thigh pieces, threaded onto bamboo skewers, and cooked in an air fryer with some vegetables. The simple marinade typically contains milk or yogurt mixed with olive oil, tomato paste, red pepper paste, and a few spices. They are perfect for entertaining your dinner guests, and you can prep them a day ahead and cook them on the day of your gathering.
Ready in just 20 minutes, this Air Fryer Marinated Salmon Recipe is ideal for a quick lunch or a healthy weeknight meal! Cooking salmon fillets in the air fryer is incredibly easy, and they come out perfectly cooked every time. The marinade for air fryer salmon is simple and infused with Mediterranean flavors such as garlic, olive oil, and thyme. Let the salmon fillets marinate for 10 minutes, then air fry them for another 10 minutes for an easy and delicious meal that everyone will enjoy.
Air Fryer Marinated Salmon Recipe
Ready in just 20 minutes, this Air Fryer Marinated Salmon Recipe is ideal for a quick lunch or a healthy weeknight meal! Cooking salmon fillets in the air fryer is incredibly easy, and they come out perfectly cooked every time. The marinade for air fryer salmon is simple and infused with Mediterranean flavors such as garlic, olive oil, and thyme. Let the salmon fillets marinate for 10 minutes, then air fry them for another 10 minutes for an easy and delicious meal that everyone will enjoy.
Air Fryer Frozen Onion Rings are a fantastic option if you are looking for an easy and delicious snack with minimal prep and cleanup. They’re quick, fun, and oh-so-delicious. Whether you’re hosting a party, need a side dish, or just want a snack, these onion rings are an excellent choice. Just pop the frozen onion rings in, and you’ll have a delicious snack in minutes with minimal cleanup. Plus, you use less oil than traditional frying methods, so you end up with a healthier snack that is still delicious and crunchy.
Air Fryer Frozen Onion Rings Recipe
Air Fryer Frozen Onion Rings are a fantastic option if you are looking for an easy and delicious snack with minimal prep and cleanup. They’re quick, fun, and oh-so-delicious. Whether you’re hosting a party, need a side dish, or just want a snack, these onion rings are an excellent choice. Just pop the frozen onion rings in, and you’ll have a delicious snack in minutes with minimal cleanup. Plus, you use less oil than traditional frying methods, so you end up with a healthier snack that is still delicious and crunchy.
These chicken tenders fried in the air fryer are a hit with the whole family! They’re crispy on the outside, tender on the inside, and perfect for busy weeknights. Bursting with flavor, super easy to whip up, and ready in just 20 minutes, they’re a convenient meal option. The best part? They’re much healthier than the deep-fried version! Air fryers are fantastic for creating healthier versions of your favorite fried dishes. These air fryer chicken tenders come out perfectly crispy and golden, just like the ones you get at restaurants, but with far better health benefits.
Crispy Air Fryer Chicken Tenders
These chicken tenders fried in the air fryer are a hit with the whole family! They’re crispy on the outside, tender on the inside, and perfect for busy weeknights. Bursting with flavor, super easy to whip up, and ready in just 20 minutes, they’re a convenient meal option. The best part? They’re much healthier than the deep-fried version! Air fryers are fantastic for creating healthier versions of your favorite fried dishes. These air fryer chicken tenders come out perfectly crispy and golden, just like the ones you get at restaurants, but with far better health benefits.
Air Fryer Teriyaki Salmon Bites are the perfect solution for a healthy family meal on a hectic weeknight. Bite-sized pieces of salmon are marinated in a rich teriyaki sauce and then cooked to perfection in an air fryer. This foolproof recipe delivers the most delicious salmon bites, perfect for any occasion. Ready in less than 15 minutes, this air fryer teriyaki salmon is an excellent choice for busy weeknights and casual get-togethers.
Easy Air Fryer Teriyaki Salmon Bites Recipe
Air Fryer Teriyaki Salmon Bites are the perfect solution for a healthy family meal on a hectic weeknight. Bite-sized pieces of salmon are marinated in a rich teriyaki sauce and then cooked to perfection in an air fryer. This foolproof recipe delivers the most delicious salmon bites, perfect for any occasion. Ready in less than 15 minutes, this air fryer teriyaki salmon is an excellent choice for busy weeknights and casual get-togethers.
Enjoy this guilt-free Breaded Crispy Air Fryer Okra, perfect as a snack, appetizer, or side dish. With just a few simple ingredients, it's incredibly easy to make and a delightful way to enjoy this nutritious vegetable. Okra, also known as lady's finger or gumbo, is a bright green veggie with a unique shape and texture. It's a real gem! Found in dishes from various cuisines worldwide, okra brings its own special flair. Its mild and delicate taste blends nicely with other ingredients, especially tomatoes and lemon juice. When cooked, it turns tender with a slight crunch, offering a delightful and distinctive texture.
Breaded Crispy Air Fryer Okra Recipe
Enjoy this guilt-free Breaded Crispy Air Fryer Okra, perfect as a snack, appetizer, or side dish. With just a few simple ingredients, it's incredibly easy to make and a delightful way to enjoy this nutritious vegetable. Okra, also known as lady's finger or gumbo, is a bright green veggie with a unique shape and texture. It's a real gem! Found in dishes from various cuisines worldwide, okra brings its own special flair. Its mild and delicate taste blends nicely with other ingredients, especially tomatoes and lemon juice. When cooked, it turns tender with a slight crunch, offering a delightful and distinctive texture.
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Crispy Breaded Air Fryer Cauliflower Bites Recipe
These fantastic Air Fryer Breaded Cauliflower Bites are crispy on the outside and delightfully tender on the inside! They’re ideal as a veggie side dish or a savory snack, and incredibly easy to prepare in under half an hour.
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Air Fryer Frozen Burgers Recipe
Preparing a simple, quick, and tasty meal with minimal effort has never been more enjoyable thanks to Air Fryer Frozen Burgers! Perfect for busy weeknights or casual get-togethers, these burgers are a real game-changer. Pair them with Air Fryer Frozen French Fries and Air Fryer Onion Rings for a fast, fun, and delicious family meal that everyone will love. Cooking frozen burgers in an air fryer is incredibly fast—there’s no need to defrost the burgers or fire up the grill. Just pop the frozen burgers in, set the timer, and you’re good to go. In less than 15 minutes, you’ll have a delicious meal ready to eat.
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Quick and Easy Air Fryer Meatballs Recipe (Beef or Lamb)
Whether you make them with lamb or beef, these homemade Air Fryer Meatballs have a moist and juicy interior and a perfectly crispy exterior. They’re ready in just 25 minutes, making them ideal for a quick weeknight meal when you crave something delicious on the table in under half an hour! All you need is a few simple ingredients and a bowl to make these deliciously tender meatballs. Double the recipe to make a big batch and freeze some for last-minute emergencies! My favorite way to serve them is over delicious Lebanese garlic sauce Toum and with some spicy Lebanese Potatoes Batata Harra on the side.
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Easy Side Dish - Air Fryer Tomatoes Recipe
These Air Fryer Roasted Tomatoes are drizzled with olive oil and seasoned with Mediterranean flavors to enhance their natural sweetness. Quick and easy to make, they're packed with flavor and highly versatile. Roasted tomatoes make a great side dish for any meal and are a fantastic addition to English breakfasts, soups, pizzas, dips, or sauces. They are vegan, gluten-free, and low in calories. You can roast them in batches when summer tomatoes are in season and store them in the freezer for up to six months!
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Air Fryer Turkish Chicken Shish Kebabs
Air Fryer Chicken Skewers, also known as Shish Kebabs, are a fantastic way to enjoy grilling flavors with minimal fuss right in your kitchen. Quick to prepare and evenly cooked, they deliver that delicious, slightly charred taste we all love. Perfect for a weeknight dinner or a weekend treat, these skewers will quickly become a favorite. Made with marinated chicken breast or thigh pieces threaded onto bamboo skewers and cooked in an air fryer with vegetables, these Chicken Shish Kebabs are both simple and tasty. The marinade typically contains milk or yogurt, olive oil, tomato paste, red pepper paste, and a few spices. They're perfect for entertaining, as you can prep them a day ahead and cook them fresh on the day of your gathering.
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Easy Meatloaf Recipe in Air Fryer
This quick and easy Air Fryer Meatloaf recipe is perfect for busy weeknight dinners when you need something delicious on the table in just 35 minutes! Made with basic everyday ingredients, it delivers maximum flavor with minimal fuss, making it the perfect comfort food for the whole family. Meatloaf, a popular comfort food, combines ground beef, eggs, onions, Worcestershire sauce, breadcrumbs, and spices. Traditionally, it's shaped into a loaf and baked until the top is crispy and brown and the inside is fully cooked. Air-frying meatloaf makes the edges even crispier thanks to the air circulation in the fryer basket, while maintaining a juicy interior.
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Air Fryer Homemade Fish Sticks From Scratch
These homemade Air Fryer Fish Sticks (or Fish Fingers) are exceptionally crispy, delightfully flavorful, and remarkably simple to prepare from scratch. Serve them alongside homemade Tartar Sauce and Asparagus in Air Fryer for a delightful weeknight dinner the whole family will love. You can whip up this healthy seafood dish using either frozen or fresh fish, giving you a taste that beats the store-bought options. These tasty Fish Fingers are homemade and ready in just 25 minutes. They make a great snack, lunch, or speedy weeknight dinner that everyone will love. Using an air fryer ensures they come out crispy and crunchy without the excess oil from deep frying.
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Crispy Duck Spring Rolls in Air Fryer
These crispy air fryer duck spring rolls are made with tender duck meat, hoisin sauce, cucumbers, and green onions, all wrapped in crunchy wrappers. They are a family favorite, loved for their crisp texture and savory fillings. When you bite into these spring rolls, you'll enjoy their texture, crunch, and flavor. The duck filling has a satisfying bite, allowing you to taste the duck meat rather than a mushy mixture. I usually serve them as an appetizer, but they are also great as finger food for parties or a tasty snack on the go. Air fryer spring rolls are perfect for making ahead; they freeze well, and you can cook them straight from the freezer.