There's the fryer Madness, and then the keto madness: Combine the two, and it's an earthquake-like couple that everyone wants.  If you need a refresher, the Air Fryer was called a miraculous kitchen utensil, the fat and calories of Breaking down your favorite foods without reducing the greasy, crunchy texture The Keto diet is a very popular (and very restrictive) diet plan that requires a lot of fat and few carbohydrates to maintain a fat burning mode known as ketosis.
It may seem strange that someone in the keto diet wants to use a cooking technique that reduces the fat count – after all, the full keto point is the increase in fats – Air roast is actually a great way to enjoy traditionally friendly recipes that are high in carbohydrates, explained Dana Angelo White Registered Dietitian, Certified Sports Coach and Author of Healthy Air Fryer Cookbook .
You can, for example, cut out the typical breadcrumbs in deep-fried foods and opt for keto-approved breading such as nuts and seeds, which gives the dish a healthier makeover. The air fryer is also a convenient and simple device for keto dieticians who focus on preparing meals, she adds.
Give these recipes to the keto air fryer a shot, and you will not regret it. (Hello, Super Bowl Snacks.)
Buffalo Chicken Bites
This 3 ingredient recipe could not be simpler and has less than 1 gram of carbs per serving. "Season the boneless skinless chicken thighs with salt and air for 10 to 12 minutes at 390F. Once cooked, remove them from the frying basket and immediately toss in 2 tablespoons of your favorite spicy sauce, "says White. These are perfect for the game night with the boys.
Keto Buffalo Wings
These wings taste just like the ones you would find at your favorite dive bar. You need about 1/4 cup of keto-friendly hot sauce, 1 tablespoon of ghee / grass-fed butter, 1 pound of chicken wings / drum rolls, and a non-stick oil spray, such as Primal Kitchen Avocado Oil, says the global integrative nutritional health coach and keto expert Karissa Long .
Preheat the fryer to 400 degrees Celsius Melt the casserole over medium heat, melt the butter, add the hot sauce and stir until well blended, reduce heat and keep the sauce warm, add the wings to the fryer and spray off with the non – stick spray 10 mins.
After 10 minutes, open the air fryer and turn the blades with pliers. Cook for another 10 minutes until the wings are completely cooked and crispy. Remove the wings from the air fryer. Place the wings in a bowl, cover with the warm buffalo sauce and toss them evenly.
Kale and Feta Frittatas
"Stir 4 eggs, 1 cup of chopped kale and 3 tablespoons crumbled feta cheese with a little salt and pepper. Fry at 360F in a baking pan or in eggcups, "says White. This recipe serves two people and has 5 grams of carbs per serving. You can also prepare a lot at once and save for a simple breakfast or high-protein snacks.
Sesame seeds offer a good opportunity for a more roasted texture." Brush salmon fillets or cod with 1 tbsp reduced sodium soy sauce, mixed with 1 teaspoon of honey and sprinkle with sesame seeds. Roast the air for 7 to 9 minutes at 360F, "White says An excellent source of protein for just 5 grams of carbohydrates per serving You can also prepare some cauliflower rice for white rice and consider it as taking away.
Spice, Cheese and bacon – are you still drooling? "Fill the hollowed out jalapeños with a mixture of cream cheese and chopped cheddar and sauté for 10 minutes at 360 ° F. For a meatier spin, wrap the bacon in the air before roasting less than 1.5 grams of carbs, "says White.
The Best Bacon Ever
Yaaaas, who does not love bacon? Get 6 slices of bacon (no added sugar) and place the bacon slices in the frying basket. Set the temperature to 400 degrees F. Cook for 5 minutes and then check the bacon slices. Cook for another 3-5 minutes until the desired cooking level is reached and you are ready, Long says.
Add these to some Zoodles for a keto-friendly Italian dinner. The recipe foresees a pound of ground beef, 1/4 cup sugar-free marinara sauce, 1 teaspoon dried chopped onions, 1 teaspoon garlic powder, 1 teaspoon Italian spice, 1/3 cup Parmesan cheese, finely grated, and an egg.
"Preheat the air fryer to 350 degrees Celsius. Mix all ingredients in a medium bowl until completely mixed. Take the mixture and shape to 12 circular balls of 1 inch size. Place the balls in a single layer in the air frying basket. Cook in the fryer for 10-12 minutes, "says Long.
Asparagus with crispy Proscuitto
Have fun with these fancy apps approved by Keto." Wrap asparagus spears with thinly sliced ham and roast At 360F for 4 minutes, "says White, it could not be simpler, try them out for the night, and you'll get the impression that there are only 2 grams of carbs per serving." Cook lightly before serving, "she says.