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Easy air fryer Christmas recipes

by Rachel Deeley

published on 6 December 2023

Quick, simple to use, and perfect for turning out failsafe dishes – is it any wonder that the air fryer has become such a beloved kitchen appliance?

Saving time, energy, and oven space is especially important over the busy Christmas period, so a trusty air fryer can really come in handy. From crispy roast potatoes to Yorkshire puddings, party-ready canapés, and even an entire joint of beef, we’ve rounded up some of the best air fryer recipes to help take the stress out of cooking this festive season.

Also the proud owner of a slow cooker? Be sure to check out our collection of must-try slow cooker Christmas recipes too.

Bored of Lunch’s Air-fried ‘Roast’ Potatoes with Fresh Rosemary

by Nathan Anthony

Air fryers are perfect for creating that crispy-on-the-outside, fluffy-on-the-inside finish that we love about roasties. This recipe by Nathan Anthony is simple to follow and delivers great results.

Air Fryer Yorkshire Pudding Recipe

Air Fryer Yorkshire Pudding Wraps with Roast Beef

by Hayley Dean

Free up oven space while you’re cooking Christmas dinner, or create the perfect vessel for leftovers, with this super simple recipe for giant Yorkshire puddings.

Bored of Lunch ‘Forgot to Prep’ Sunday Lunch

by Nathan Anthony

Looking for an alternative to turkey this Christmas? All you need is three ingredients, an air fryer, and 60 minutes of cooking time to create this impressive roast beef centrepiece.

Air Fryer Goat’s Cheese and Caramelised Onion Tarts

by Clare Andrews

Ideal for serving as a light starter or sophisticated party canapé, these vegetarian mini tarts call for just a handful of staple ingredients.


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