How To Preheat Air Fryer
An Air Fryer makes it incredibly easy to cook up healthier versions of all your favorite fried foods.
This helpful air fryer guide shows you how to preheat air fryer, explains why you should do it (and when you shouldn’t), and includes handy tips, timings, and more!
WHY YOU’LL LOVE IT
Cook time will be more accurate when making recipes that call for preheating.
WHY PREHEAT AN AIR FRYER?
Just like cooking with a conventional oven,
preheating an air fryer provides several benefits
– Exterior will be perfectly crispy.
Plug in the air fryer, make sure it is empty, and power it on.
Set the temperature to what is listed on the recipe or food package instructions.
Select the preheat time needed. Use what is listed in your user manual, or follow the suggested range of times for different temperatures.
TIPS FOR SUCCESS
Consult the instruction manual
that came with your air fryer and follow the preheating instructions for your specific model.
WHEN NOT TO PREHEAT AIR FRYER
Do not preheat when baking bread, cake, or pastries
. Preheating tends to make the outside too crispy too soon, resulting in a overly-crunchy outside and a doughy under-cooked inside.
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