The air fryer is paving the way as a new addition to households all around the world. In a health-conscious society, we’re all constantly looking for ways we can keep our calorie intake down and enjoy nutritious foods that still taste great. Morphy Richards are one of the market leaders where air fryers are concerned and offer a range of models to suit everyone. The air fryer is a healthier alternative to the traditional deep fat fryer, producing food with up to 80% less fat and more nutritional content, generally speaking.
Firstly, let’s look at a few of Fryer Guide’s recipe inspiration ideas…
Mozzarella with a crispy outer crust? What’s not to like?! This recipe is packed with flavour and includes spices like onion powder, garlic powder, chilli powder, smoked paprika – all making these stand out from your regular mozzarella sticks. These are ideal for a casual evening snack with your mates and you can enjoy this indulgent treat without the guilt.
You’ll be pleased to know that is s recipe that is OIL-FREE! You’ll only need 4 ingredients for this simple recipe though you should set aside an hour for prep and cooking time. Want to impress your friends with something a bit different for the aperitif? Cooking these garlic parmesan crisps in the air fryer will ensure you have a crisp consistency across each chip. If you’re looking to think outside the box, why not crumble some of the crisps over a piece of fish or vegetable bake? Add this unique twist!
Speaking of fish, even salmon can be cooked in the air fryer! It may sound like an unusual way to cook it but the result is a tender piece of fish that has a crisp outer layer. No need to pre-heat to cook and you won’t have much to do in the way of cleaning up. The air fryer allows you to cook fish with ease and you’ll have a delicious piece of flakey salmon to enjoy as an easy mid-week meal.
One of the most popular foods to put in the air fryer is chicken. Air fryer chicken nuggets are a great solution for people looking to enjoy one of their favourite fried foods minus the health consequences! Many of us see chicken nuggets as a guilty pleasure – with the air fryer, not anymore! Bake for only 7 minutes and cook with only a very small amount of butter rather than oil. Want to balance it out with some greens? Take a look at our next recipe…
Gluten-free and low carb, this recipe ticks the boxes for a variety of dietary requirements and choices (low carb, vegetarian, raw food to name a few). Finding dishes that tick numerous dietary boxes is easier said than done, with more people than ever choosing to adhere to specific diets for all kinds of diverse reasons. Broccoli is a fantastically healthy accompaniment to the salmon dish listed above. The combination of soy sauce, peanut, sriracha and lime gives a fresh flavour explosion from the east. To go uber-healthy, try brown rice as your choice of carb. Each serving contains roughly 154 calories despite the inclusion of nuts and is a great way to get your kids to eat their greens!
A sweet tooth… Desserts!
Air Fryer Molten Lava Cake
Arguably the chocolate dessert to top all chocolate desserts, the air fryer molten lava cake might sound too good to be true. But it’s a real thing!! You may be skeptical about the notion of cooking a cake-type product inside a device like an air fryer. However, the air fryer speeds up the process of making molten lava cake (some recipes can take hours to prepare) – they take only 10 minutes to cook! Click here for the dessert to top all desserts.
Air Fryer Apple Chips
These air fryer chips take only 3 ingredients to make and include no oil or sugar! These are suitable for coeliacs and for those on vegan and paleo diets and are another great example of how to enjoy the foods you enjoy with less calories and less fat. Try this with other fruits like pears and peaches for mixed fruit chips! Get cooking ASAP with this recipe.
British Lemon Tarts Air Fryer Recipe
Looking for a dessert that aims to please? You’ll only need butter, flour, caster sugar, lemon, lemon curd and nutmeg. At only 218 calories per tart, you can enjoy these as a light dessert after a main meal with a cup of coffee or even as an afternoon tea snack with a pot of tea. Get cracking and click here for the ingredients and method.
Morphy Richards Health Fryer models
The Morphy Richards Health Fryer only requires a tiny amount of oil to give a crispy texture to your food, along with a soft centre. Enjoy your favourite ‘guilt’ foods such as chips, ‘fried’ chicken and nuggets without the calories and with lesser health consequences.
Morphy Richards air fryers are more versatile than other brands and have the capacity to cook savoury meals and sides in addition to desserts and even cakes. If you’re thinking about purchasing a Morphy Richards Air Fryer, make sure you choose the right sized fryer for the number of people you’re planning on cooking for. Generally speaking and as a guideline, the smaller models can cater for 2-4 people. Some Morphy Richards models have a neat digital screen, giving a modern and slick design. If you’re looking to wash most of the components of your air fryer in a dishwasher, double check a few different models as there are some that are sink washable only. If you’re looking for a cheaper air fryer, the 480003 model is available from £69.99 from Amazon. A slightly pricier model is the 480005 Morphy Richards air fryer which Curry’s offer a finance option for, though this is subject to your credit rating and other financial checks.