Are you thinking about buying an air fryer and don't know what to buy or don't understand the different types of air fryers on the market? Here's an overview of the different types on the market to help you make a decision.
Air fryers are one of the most popular kitchen purchases right now...and for good reason! For us, once we purchased an air fryer, it quickly became our FAVORITE kitchen appliance
What is An Air Fryer?
Air fryers are small countertop convection ovens that evenly distribute the air circulating inside the unit which leaves the cooked food crispy, brown, and tender...just like a deep fryer, yet much healthier!
Air fryers especially do a great job with cooking frozen foods like frozen corn dogs instead of going out to your favorite fast-food restaurant. It also does a great job at cooking many main dish recipes like breaded chicken breast or even a holiday ham.
What makes air fryers so special?
- Air fryers cook food quickly, often in less time than an oven.
- They preheat in just 5 minutes, compared to an oven which often takes 15 minutes.
- Food turns out much crispier compared to baking.
- You can cook your favorite fast food recipes right at home but healthier by skipping the deep frying.
If you're just getting started with air frying, be sure to download our free air fryer cooking PDF with the cooking times/temps of 50 popular air fryer foods!