Guide to cooking in the fryer without oil: temperature and time for the main foods
Have you just bought an oil-free fryer and you are not very clear about the optimal cooking parameters? In this guide to cooking in the air fryer we show you a table of temperature and time to prepare the main foods.
The fashionable appliance has conquered our homes and more and more people are giving the air fryer a try. Being a device that many users have never used, its use raises many doubts.
If you just bought your first oil-free fryer, I’m sure you’re a little lost. To help you get to know the appliance, we recommend that you take a look at these tips for beginners, these tips to cook safely and these common mistakes that you should avoid because they ruin the final result.
The diet fryer is very easy to use, regardless of the model and its characteristics. In short, all you have to do is put the food in the basket and adjust the temperature and cooking time.
When putting food in the basket it is important do not overfill it and leave room for air to circulate, as we have explained to you on other occasions. In addition, to achieve the best results, it is better that all the foods that you introduce in each batch have a similar size, so they will cook in a homogeneous way.
But The main question that users have is the temperature and cooking time to cook food in the fryer without oil.
Many models have default programs with the appropriate parameters for the most popular foods, but if you prefer to enter them manually, then we leave you a table of temperature and time to cook in the fryer without oil:
|French fries (fresh)||190 ºC||25 minutes|
|French fries (frozen)||200 ºC||20 minutes|
|Chicken breast||190 ºC||22 – 23 minutes|
|Chicken wings||190 ºC||10 – 12 minutes|
|Chicken thighs||200 ºC||25 minutes|
|Pork chops||190 ºC||12 – 15 minutes|
|Fillet of beef||200 ºC||7 – 14 minutes|
|Burger||175 ºC||8 – 10 minutes|
|Meatballs||200 ºC||7 – 10 minutes|
|Salmon||200 ºC||5 – 7 minutes|
|Prawns||190 ºC||8 minutes|
|Chicken nuggets and strips||200 ºC||9 minutes|
|Fish sticks||200 ºC||8 minutes|
|Tug squids||200 ºC||7 minutes|
|Hake||200 ºC||5 – 7 minutes|
|Tuna loin||200 ºC||8 minutes|
|Cauliflower||200 ºC||10 – 12 minutes|
|Zucchini||200 ºC||12 minutes|
|Brussels sprouts||175 ºC||15 – 18 minutes|
|Pumpkin||200 ºC||10 minutes|
|Broccoli||150 ºC||8 minutes|
|Magdalena||150 ºC||15 minutes|
|Biscuit||160 ºC||30 minutes|
|Croquettes||190 ºC||8 – 10 minutes|
Note that This table of temperature and time to cook in the air fryer is indicative.
These parameters will vary depending on the make and model of your appliance, the size of the food and other factors, so take the data as a reference and find which are the most appropriate for you.