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Air Fryer Super Bowl Food (Must try!)

Are you excited to celebrate super bowl weekend with your favorite comfort food but afraid you might ruin it? Don’t worry, because I have got your back. All you need is your all-rounder air fryer and these recipes to crash on the game plans.

There are so many thoughts running through our minds when arranging a game day, like, what food to serve? When to serve? What if someone is on a low-calorie diet? Or how much preparation should be done before enjoying the game yourself. I’ve been there too, but having an air fryer appliance is a blessing in disguise.

These super bowl air-fried recipes are not only easy-to-make, but they are also lighter and delicious for your healthy eating goals. These comforting foods will satisfy your cravings, because they include cheese, spices, fillings, tendered juicy insides, and crispy from the outside.

They make scrumptious food from crispy chips to juicy steak bites without much effort and you can work in batches. Also, they cut the fat contents and cholesterol off of your diet as they don’t use much oil.

This appliance will take care of everything, it’s perfect for a game day cookbook. You must be curious and excited to have it all in your hand.

So, without further ado, let’s jump right into these recipes.

RECIPE NAMES AND THEIR COOKING TIME AND TEMPERATURE

  • Nacho hot dogs: 8-10 MINUTES, 350F
  • Air-fried pickles: 8-10 MINUTES, 400F
  • Toasted ravioli: 5-8 MINUTES, 350F
  • Air-fried blooming onions: 20-25 MINUTES, 375F
  • Steak tips: 9-10 MINUTES, 350F
  • Avocado chips: 4-6 MINUTES, 400F
  • Lil smokies: 6 MINUTES, 350F

AIRFRYER NACHO HOT DOGS:

Air fryer nacho hot dog served on parchment sheet
Air fryer nacho hotdog

INGREDIENTS:

  • Hotdogs
  • Crushed tortilla chips
  • Self-rising flour
  • Cheddar cheese sticks (halved)
  • Yogurt (preferably greek)
  • Salsa powder
  • Chilli powder
  • Seeded jalapeno pepper (if you want it extra spicy)

Directions:

  • Slit each hotdog lengthwise without cutting it deep, then insert the halved cheese stick right inside the slit. Set them aside.
  • Preheat the air fryer to 350 Fahrenheit.
  • In a large bowl mix yogurt, flour, chili powder, jalapenos, and tortilla chips; stir them together to form a soft dough.
  • Cut strips of dough measuring 13 to 15 inches long, roll them onto hotdogs stuffed with cheese, coat them with cooking spray, and then roll them in extra crushed chips.
  • Place the hot dogs carefully into an air fryer basket with a little space between them.
  • Cook the hotdogs for about 8-10 minutes until the dough is slightly browned and the cheese is melting. Add 1-2 cooking minutes if you desire.
  • Serve them hot with salsa, guacamole, and sour cream.

Lightly spread some flour onto the rolling slab for easy dough work.

AIR-FRIED PICKLES:

INGREDIENTS:

  • Sliced pickle
  • Lightly beaten eggs
  • All-purpose flour
  • Salt
  • Crushed cayenne pepper
  • Garlic powder
  • Pickle juice
  • Panko bread crumbs
  • Fresh dill (chopped)

DIRECTIONS:

  • Take out the pickles from their juice and let them sit on a paper towel until their juice is absorbed.
  • Preheat your air fryer to 400 Fahrenheit.
  • In a small bowl combine flour and salt. In another bowl add whisked eggs, pickle juice, garlic powder, and crushed cayenne powder. In the third bowl combine dill and panko breadcrumbs.
  • Line the air fryer basket with parchment or baking paper.
  • First, dip the pickle slices in the flour mixture while shaking off any excess flour; then dip and pat in the egg mixture for better adherence. Place the coated slices into the breadcrumbs and dill mixture.
  • Line the prepared pickles into the basket one by one, leaving an inch of space for better cooking.
  • Let them cook for 8-10 minutes or until the outer layer is golden brown and crispy. Dish out with ranch condiments or just with your preferred dipping.

AIR-FRIED TOASTED RAVIOLI:

Air fried ravioli served with sauce
Air fried ravioli

INSTRUCTIONS:

  • Frozen ravioli package (thawed)
  • Lightly beaten eggs
  • Bread crumbs
  • Parmesan cheese
  • All-purpose flour
  • Dried basil
  • Traditional marinara sauce

DIRECTIONS:

  • Combine in a bowl, parmesan cheese, breadcrumbs, and dried basil. In a separate shallow bowl, mix flour and eggs.
  • Dip ravioli in the flour then in the egg mixture. Shake off the excess and then dip it in the breadcrumb mixture with gentle pressure. Place them in the fryer basket and lightly spray the cooking oil over them.
  • Preheat the fryer to 350 Fahrenheit for 2-3 minutes.
  • Place the basket back into its place and let them cook for a good 5-8 minutes, plate out the ravioli when the edges turn brown.
  • Sprinkle dried basil and parmesan cheese and serve them hot with marinara sauce.

AIR FRYER BLOOMING ONIONS WITH TANGLY SAUCE:

INGREDIENTS:

  • Large sweet onions
  • Eggs
  • Lowfat milk
  • Flour
  • Breadcrumbs
  • Garlic powder
  • Paprika
  • Salt
  • Cayenne pepper
  • Mayonnaise
  • Cocktail sauce

DIRECTIONS:

  • Trim the upper stem off of the onions while leaving the root intact, then peel the onions.
  • Place the onion with the root side downwards, cut down through each onion but stop 1/4 inch above the roots so that sections are created.
  • In a large bowl, whisk the large eggs, flour, milk, and all the spices listed above, while in the second bowl add the breadcrumbs.
  • Dip each onion into the flour batter (shake off the excess). Then place them in the breadcrumbs bowl (pull each onion petal during the dredging process, making sure that the batter and crumbs go into every nook and corner).
  • Preheat the air fryer to 375F degrees for 4-5 minutes.
  • Place the coated onions in the basket and spray cooking oil on each side lightly. Let them cook for 20-25 minutes until they are crispy.
  • While they are cooking, mix cocktail sauce, mayonnaise, paprika, cayenne pepper, and a pinch of salt. Serve the onions hot with this sweet-tangly dipping sauce.

AIRFRYER STEAK TIPS:

INGREDIENTS:

  • Lean steak (ribeye, sirloin, or NewYork)
  • Olive oil
  • Kosher salt
  • Garlic powder
  • Onion powder
  • Black pepper
  • Cayenne
  • Steak spices (optional)

DIRECTIONS:

  • Cut the steak into 1-inch cubes while trimming off the fat.
  • For marination: Cover each cube with a thin layer of olive oil and combine all the spices in a bowl. Sprinkle with the marination or just toss them in the space bowl for easy preparation. Pack them in a ziplock bag or airtight container for 4 hours of refrigerated marination.
  • Preheat the air fryer to 400 Fahrenheit. Place the meat in the parchment-lined air fryer basket with space between each cube.
  • Cook the marinated steak tips for 9-10 minutes (you can adjust the timing according to your desired doneness).
  • Flip them once midway through cooking time. Serve them after 5 minutes of rest.

AIR FRYER AVOCADO Chips:

Avocado with lime and guacamole in a bowl
Avocado with lime and guacamole

INGREDIENTS:

  • Avocados
  • All-purpose flour
  • Breadcrumbs
  • Garlic powder
  • Salt
  • Eggs
  • Sriracha sauce
  • Ranch dressing

DIRECTIONS:

  • Wash the avocados and then cut in middle, removing the seed. Slice the avocado into wedges and scoop them with a large spoon so they aren’t broken.
  • Set up 3 bowls. In the first one combine crumbs with salt and garlic powder. The second bowl will have the all-purpose flour and the whisked eggs in the third.
  • Dip each avocado in the egg mixture, flour then again into the whisked eggs, and toss them in panko crumbs. Place the prepared avocado wedges into the air fryer basket in a single layer (with or without parchment paper).
  • Preheat the fryer to 400 Fahrenheit and let cook them for 4-6 minutes while flipping them once.
  • Meanwhile, avocadoes are cooking, mixing ranch dressing and sriracha sauce in a small bowl. Serve them crispy and hot.

AIRFRIED LIL SMOKIES:

INGREDIENTS:

  • Little smokies
  • BBQ sauce
  • Brown sugar

DIRECTIONS:

  • Preheat the air fryer to 350 degrees for 3-5 minutes and place the little smokies in the preheated fryer basket.
  • Cook smokies for 6 minutes while flipping them midway through cooking. When the cooking time is up, take out the basket, brush the bbq sauce and sprinkle brown sugar.
  • For 2-3 minutes, let the sugar melt on the sauce for a sweet crunchy texture. Carefully take out the smokies and serve them. For more details, watch the following video.
Air fryer mini crescent dogs

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:

Whether it’s nacho hot dogs or the blooming onions, we must make sure we are completing the required calorie diet throughout the day, which is 2000 calories for adults. These recipes are lightweight yet they are fulfilling, here’s what each of the recipes contains in the matter of nutrition:

RecipesCalories
Lil Smokies32 Calories
Avocado Chips180 Calories
Steak Tips400 Calories
Air Fried Blooming Onions1450 Calories
Toasted Ravioli98 Calories
Air Fried Pickles163 Calories
Nacho Hot Dogs130 Calories
Calorie count of each recipe

The above-mentioned nutrient table contributes to 60% of the daily calorie requirement. Each of the recipes has its distinct taste and texture. The ingredients are also packed with essential vitamins and proteins for living a healthy lifestyle.

SUMMARY

  • Superbowl food made in an air fryer is the healthiest option to make your comfort food.
  • The air fryer uses circulating hot air to cook the food while making it tender and crispy at the same time.
  • You can make air-fried appetizers to desserts in a matter of time, a bonus is you can make it keto, vegan, and even gluten-free.
  • Air-fried Super Bowl food recipes are fulfilling and would satisfy your tastebuds.
  • These recipes are not only for the gameday but you can have them at any time of the day.

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