These quick and healthy air fryer appetizers will satisfy your crunchy cravings without any guilt. Easy to make, these crisp and flavorful finger foods are perfect for your next gathering as well as snack time for your family.
If you're a fan of crispy-crunchy snacks and appetizers, this collection is for you!
Whether we're hosting a party or simply making snacks for our family, we all need recipes for finger foods that can be made easily and are filled with flavor. Enter air fried appetizers!
Thanks to the revolutionary rapid air technology, foods prepared in the air fryer achieve the same crispy texture with a fraction of the oil used for deep-fried foods. So you can enjoy these tasty appetizers and snacks, and feel good about them too.
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In this collection of globally-inspired air fryer appetizers, you'll find plenty of recipes that are vegetarian, vegan or gluten-free, along with a variety of chicken and fish dishes as well.
From samosa, tandoori chicken and stuffed mushrooms to chicken wings, brie bites and roasted chickpeas, we've got quite a spread. Let's check out these delicious air fryer appetizers followed by some frequently asked questions.
15+ Healthy & Tasty Air Fryer Appetizers & Snacks
Cranberry Brie Bites (3-ingredients)
Air Fryer Sweet Potatoes Fries
Chicken Seekh Kebab (Kabab)
Samosa Recipe - Air Fryer, Fried & Baked
Crispy Air Fryer French Fries
Tandoori Chicken Wings
Paneer Tikka- Air fryer| Oven| Grill
Samosa Stuffed Jalapeno Poppers
Air Fryer Chickpeas (& Oven-Roasted)
Tandoori Chicken Recipe
Samosa Chaat Phyllo Cups
Chicken Tikka Recipe - Airfryer/Oven/Crisplid
Bombay Potatoes - Instant Pot/ Air Fryer/ Oven
Easy Stuffed Mushrooms
Tandoori Fish Tikka - Airfryer/ Oven/Crisplid
Frequently Asked Questions
Yes! Air fryers are great for cooking frozen appetizers. Simply follow the package directions for oven baking and reduce the cooking time in half. Check for doneness and air fry for an additional few minutes if needed.
Any foods with a wet batter or fresh cheese should be avoided in the air fryer since they have a high moisture content and prevent the foods from getting crisp.
You can cook a variety of vegetables and meats in the air fryer. You can cook everything from appetizers to entree to scrumptious desserts. For a complete list of foods you can cook in the air fryer, check out the suggested recipe collections below.
If your food is not crispy in the air fryer, it could be because of high moisture content in the marination, or the food. Always pat dry vegetables and meats before seasoning them and don't use excess oil.
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