Appetizers

Jalapeño Cheese Dip

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Yields 4 servings

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces cream cheese, room temperature

  • ¼ onion, finely minced

  • ⅛ red bell pepper, diced

  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter

  • 1 medium jalapeño, diced (remove stems for less heat)

  • ½ cup Parmesan, finely grated

  • ½ cup breadcrumbs

  • Nonstick cooking spray

Directions

  1. COMBINE cream cheese, onion, red bell pepper, butter, and jalapeño in an 8 inch wide by 4½ inch deep oven-safe bowl.

  2. SELECT Preheat on the Cosori Air Fryer and adjust temperature to 300°F.

  3. PLACE bowl into the preheated air fryer.

  4. ADJUST temperature to 300°F, time to 10 minutes, and press Start/Pause.

  5. STIR the cheese mixture when finished.

  6. TOP with Parmesan and breadcrumbs, return to baskets, and spray top with cooking spray.

  7. ADJUST temperature to 400°F, time to 5 minutes, and press Start/Pause.

  8. SERVE hot with pita chips or any dippable food item.

Dry Rubbed Chicken Wings

Yields 4 servings

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 30 minutes

 

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon granulated garlic

  • 1 chicken bouillon cube, reduced sodium

  • 1 tablespoon salt-free garlic and herb seasoning blend

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1 teaspoon black pepper

  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika

  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper

  • 1 teaspoon Old Bay seasoning, less sodium

  • 1 teaspoon onion powder

  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano

  • 1 pound chicken wings

  • Nonstick cooking spray

  • Ranch, for serving

Directions

  1. SELECT Preheat on the Cosori Air Fryer, adjust to 380°F, and press Start/Pause.

  2. COMBINE seasonings in a bowl and mix well.

  3. SEASON the chicken wings with half of the seasoning blend and spray liberally with cooking spray.

  4. PLACE the chicken wings into the preheated air fryer.

  5. SELECT Chicken, adjust time to 30 minutes, and press Start/Pause.

  6. SHAKE the baskets halfway through cooking.

  7. TRANSFER the wings into a bowl and sprinkle with the other half of the seasoning until they are well coated.

  8. SERVE with a side of ranch.

Prosciutto-Wrapped Asparagus

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Yields 3 servings

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

 

Ingredients

  • 12 spears asparagus

  • 2 teaspoons olive oil

  • Salt & pepper, to taste

  • 12 slices prosciutto

Directions

  1. SELECT Preheat on the Cosori Air Fryer, adjust to 300°F, and press Start/Pause.

  2. CUT off the woody ends of the asparagus spears and discard.

  3. DRIZZLE AND COAT the asparagus spears with oil. Season with salt and pepper.

  4. WRAP 1 slice of prosciutto around each asparagus spear, top to bottom, and place into the preheated air fryer.

  5. SELECT Vegetables, set time for 10 minutes, and press Start/Pause.

Mongolian Chicken Wings

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Yields 2-4 servings

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 25 minutes

 

Ingredients

  • 1½ pounds chicken wings

  • 1½ tablespoons vegetable oil

  • Salt & pepper, to taste

  • ¼ cup low-sodium soy sauce

  • ¼ cup honey

  • 2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar

  • 1 tablespoon Sriracha

  • 3 garlic cloves, minced

  • 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, grated

  • 1 green onion, chopped, for garnish

Directions

  1. SELECT Preheat on the Cosori Air Fryer, adjust to 380°F, and press Start/Pause.

  2. TOSS chicken wings, oil, salt, and pepper together until well coated.

  3. PLACE coated chicken wings into the preheated air fryer.

  4. SELECT Chicken and press Start/Pause.

  5. COMBINE soy sauce, honey, rice wine vinegar, Sriracha, garlic, and ginger in a saucepan.

  6. BRING to a simmer until the flavors meld and the glaze reduces slightly, about 10 minutes.

  7. TRANSFER wings, after 20 minutes, into a large bowl and toss with the glaze.

  8. RETURN wings to the air fryer baskets and finish cooking for the remaining 5 minutes.

  9. GARNISH with green onions and serve.

Honey-Sriracha Wings

Yields 2-4 servings

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 30 minutes

 

Ingredients

  • ½ teaspoon smoked paprika

  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder

  • ½ teaspoon onion powder

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper

  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch

  • 1 pound chicken wings

  • Nonstick cooking spray

  • ⅓ cup honey

  • ⅓ cup Sriracha

  • 1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar

  • ¼ teaspoon sesame oil

Directions

  1. SELECT Preheat, adjust to 380°F, and press Start/Pause.

  2. MIX together the smoked paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, black pepper, and cornstarch.

  3. TOSS the wings in the seasoned cornstarch until all the wings are evenly coated.

  4. SPRAY the wings with cooking spray and mix around until all the wings are coated with oil.

  5. PLACE the wings in the preheated air fryer.

  6. SELECT Chicken, adjust time to 30 minutes, and press Start/Pause.

  7. SHAKE the baskets halfway through cooking.

  8. WHISK together the honey, Sriracha, rice wine vinegar, and sesame oil in a large bowl.

  9. TOSS the cooked wings in the sauce until the are well coated and serve.

Garlic Parmesan Chicken Wings

Yields 3 servings

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 25 minutes

 

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch

  • 4 tablespoons Parmesan, grated

  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder

  • Salt & pepper, to taste

  • 1½ pounds chicken wings

  • Nonstick cooking spray

Directions

  1. SELECT Preheat on the Cosori Air Fryer, adjust to 380°F, and press Start/Pause.

  2. COMBINE the cornstarch, Parmesan, garlic powder, salt, and pepper in a bowl.

  3. TOSS the chicken wings into the seasoning and dredge until the wings are well coated.

  4. SPRAY the air fryer baskets with cooking spray and add the wings, spraying the top of the chicken wings as well.

  5. SELECT Chicken and press Start/Pause. Make sure to shake the baskets halfway through cooking.

  6. SPRINKLE with the leftover Parmesan mix and serve.

Jerk Chicken Wings

Yields 2-3 servings

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 25 minutes

 

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons ground thyme

  • 2 teaspoons dried rosemary

  • 2 teaspoons allspice

  • 2 teaspoons ground ginger

  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder

  • 1 teaspoon onion powder

  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon

  • 1 teaspoon paprika

  • 1 teaspoon chili powder

  • ½ teaspoon nutmeg

  • ⅓ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ cup vegetable oil

  • 1-2 pounds chicken wings

  • 1 lime, juiced

Directions

  1. SELECT Preheat on the Cosori Air Fryer, adjust to 380°F, and press Start/Pause.

  2. COMBINE all spices and oil together in a bowl to make a marinade.

  3. TOSS the chicken wings in the marinade until wings are well coated.

  4. PLACE the chicken wings into the preheated air fryer.

  5. SELECT Chicken and press Start/Pause. Make sure to shake the baskets halfway through cooking.

  6. REMOVE the wings and place on a serving platter.

  7. SQUEEZE fresh lime juice over wings and serve.

Homemade Tortilla Chips

Yields 2-3 servings

Prep Time: 2 minutes

Cook Time: 8 minutes

 

Ingredients

  • 3 corn tortillas (6-inch), cut into 8 pieces each

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • Salsa, for serving

Directions

  1. CUT the tortillas in half, then each half into quarters, making a total of 8 pieces per tortilla.

  2. SELECT Preheat on the Cosori Air Fryer, adjust to 300°F, and press Start/Pause.

  3. TOSS the tortillas in the olive oil and salt until all the chips are well coated.

  4. PLACE the tortillas chips in the preheated air fryer and cook for 8 minutes at 300°F.

  5. SHAKE the baskets halfway through cooking.

  6. SERVE with salsa.

Pigs in a Blanket

Yields 4 servings

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

 

Ingredients

  • ½ sheet puff pastry, thawed

  • 16 cocktail-size smoked link sausages

  • 1 tablespoon milk

Directions

  1. SELECT Preheat on the Cosori Air Fryer and press Start/Pause.

  2. CUT the puff pastry into 2½ x 1½-inch strips.

  3. PLACE a cocktail sausage on one end of the puff pastry and wrap the dough around the sausage, sealing the dough together with some water.

  4. BRUSH the upside (seam-side down) of the wrapped sausages with milk and place in the preheated air fryer.

  5. COOK at 400°F for 10 minutes, or until golden brown.

Sausage-Stuffed Mushrooms

Yields 3 servings

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 23 minutes

 

Ingredients

  • 6 extra-large crimini mushrooms

  • 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided

  • ¼ large onion, diced

  • 1 garlic clove, minced

  • 4 ounces sweet Italian sausage, casing removed

  • 2 tablespoons Italian style breadcrumbs

  • ½ cup mozzarella cheese, shredded, plus more for topping

  • ¼ cup Parmesan cheese, grated

  • 1 tablespoon parsley, freshly chopped

  • Salt & pepper, to taste

Directions

  1. REMOVE the mushroom stems from the caps. Mince the stems and set aside.

  2. SPOON out the insides of the mushroom caps to create more room for the stuffing. Set aside.

  3. HEAT a pan on medium-high heat and allow to heat up.

  4. ADD 1 tablespoon olive oil, minced mushrooms stems, and diced onions. Cook for 5 minutes.

  5. ADD the garlic and cook for 1 minute.

  6. ADD in the Italian sausage and cook until brown, about 5 minutes. Set aside.

  7. MIX the sausage with the breadcrumbs, mozzarella, Parmesan, and parsley.

  8. SEASON to taste with salt and pepper.

  9. STUFF the mushrooms until full and top with more mozzarella cheese.

  10. DRIZZLE the rest of the oil on the mushrooms.

  11. SELECT Preheat on the Cosori Air Fryer, adjust to 320°F, and allow to heat up.

  12. PLACE the stuffed mushrooms into the preheated air fryer.

  13. COOK the mushrooms at 320°F for 12 minutes until cheese is golden brown and bubbly.

“Fried” Mozzarella Bites

Yields 3 servings 

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 8 minutes

 

Ingredients

  • 6 pieces string cheese

  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour

  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper

  • 2 eggs, beaten

  • 1 tablespoon milk

  • 1 cup panko breadcrumbs

  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes

  • Nonstick cooking spray

  • Marinara sauce or ranch, for serving

Directions

  1. CUT the string cheese into thirds, making 18 pieces.

  2. MIX together the flour, cornstarch, salt, and pepper in a bowl. Whisk together the eggs and milk in a separate bowl. Combine the panko breadcrumbs and parsley flakes in an additional bowl.

  3. COAT each piece of cheese with flour, then dip in egg, and then roll in breadcrumbs. Dip in egg and breadcrumbs again.

  4. SELECT Preheat on the Cosori Air Fryer, adjust to 350°F, and press Start/Pause.

  5. SET the mozzarella bites in the freezer while the air fryer is preheating.

  6. PLACE the coated mozzarella bites into the preheated air fryer and spray liberally with cooking spray.

  7. SELECT Frozen Foods, set time for 8 minutes, and press Start/Pause.

  8. SHAKE the baskets halfway through cooking (the Shake Reminder function will let you know when!).

  9. SERVE with a side of your favorite marinara sauce, or even better, ranch.

“Fried” Pickles

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Yields 4 servings

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 8 minutes

 

Ingredients

  • 4 large dill pickles

  • ½ cup all-purpose flour

  • 2 eggs, beaten

  • ½ cup breadcrumbs

  • 1 teaspoon paprika

  • ⅛ teaspoon cayenne pepper

  • Nonstick cooking spray

  • Salt & pepper, to taste

Directions

  1. DRY the dill pickles very well with a clean kitchen towel and cut into spears.

  2. SET UP a dredging station using 3 shallow bowls. Fill the first shallow dish with flour. Beat the egg in the second dish. Then combine the breadcrumbs, spices, salt and pepper until well incorporated in the last dish.

  3. SELECT Preheat on the Cosori Air Fryer, adjust to 360ºF, and press Start/Pause.

  4. COAT the pickles by dredging them first in the flour, then the egg, and then the breadcrumbs, pressing the crumbs on gently with your hands. Set the coated pickles on a tray and spray them on all sides with cooking spray.

  5. ADD the pickles to the preheated air fryer and cook at 360ºF for 10 minutes, turning them over halfway through cooking and spraying lightly again, if necessary.

  6. SERVE with your favorite dipping sauce.

Bacon-Wrapped Stuffed Jalapeños

Yields 2 servings

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 16 minutes

 

Ingredients

  • 6 medium jalapeños, halved lengthwise & deseeded

  • ¼ pound ground pork

  • 2 ounces cheddar cheese

  • Salt & pepper, to taste

  • 6 strips bacon, halved

Directions

  1. CUT the jalapeños in half, lengthwise, and remove all seeds. Set aside.

  2. COMBINE ground pork, cheddar, salt, and pepper in a bowl and mix until well combined.

  3. SPOON about 1 tablespoon of pork mixture into each jalapeño half.

  4. PUT the jalapeño halves back together and wrap each jalapeño with bacon.

  5. SELECT Preheat on the Cosori Air Fryer, adjust to 320ºF, and press Start/Pause.

  6. PLACE the bacon-wrapped jalapeños into the preheated air fryer.

  7. SELECT Bacon, adjust time to 16 minutes, and press Start/Pause.

  8. SERVE with your favorite dipping sauce.

Bacon-Wrapped Shrimp

Yields 4-5 servings

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 16 minutes

 

Ingredients

  • 16 jumbo shrimp, peeled & deveined

  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder

  • 1 teaspoon paprika

  • 1 teaspoon onion powder

  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 8 strips bacon, sliced lengthwise

Directions

  1. PLACE the jumbo shrimp in a bowl and season with spices.

  2. WRAP the bacon around the shrimp, starting at the top and finishing at the tail, and secure them with toothpicks.

  3. SELECT Preheat on the Cosori Air Fryer, adjust to 320°F, and press Start/Pause.

  4. ADD half the shrimp to the preheated air fryer.

  5. SELECT Bacon and press Start/Pause. When cooking finishes, set aside.

  6. REPEAT with the other batch of shrimp.

  7. DRAIN any excess grease on a paper towel and serve.

Coconut Shrimp

Yields 3 servings

Prep Time: 8 minutes

Cook Time: 8 minutes

 

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour

  • 1 teaspoon salt, divided

  • ½ teaspoon black pepper, divided

  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder, divided

  • ½ teaspoon paprika, divided

  • 2 large eggs, beaten

  • 1 tablespoon milk

  • ¼ cup panko breadcrumbs

  • ½ cup unsweetened flaked coconut

  • ½ pound large shrimp, peeled (tails left on) & deveined

  • Nonstick cooking spray

Directions

  1. MIX together the flour and half of the seasonings and spices in one bowl. Whisk together the eggs and milk in a separate bowl.

  2. COMBINE the panko breadcrumbs, coconut, and the other half of the seasonings and spices in an additional bowl.

  3. COAT each shrimp with flour, then dip in egg, and then roll in breadcrumbs and coconut. Dip in egg and crumbs again. Set aside.

  4. SELECT Preheat on the Cosori Air Fryer, adjust to 350°F, and press Start/Pause.

  5. ADD the shrimp evenly into the preheated air fryer and spray with nonstick cooking spray.

  6. SELECT Frozen Foods, adjust time to 8 minutes, and press Start/Pause.

  7. FLIP the shrimp halfway through cooking (the Shake Reminder function will let you know when!).

Scotch Egg

Yields 4 servings

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

 

Ingredients

  • 10 ounces ground pork sausage

  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder

  • ½ teaspoon onion powder

  • ½ teaspoon dried sage

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper

  • 4 eggs, soft boiled, peeled

  • ½ cup all-purpose flour

  • 1 egg, beaten

  • ¾ cup Italian style breadcrumbs

  • Nonstick cooking spray

Directions

  1. MIX together the sausage, garlic powder, onion powder, sage, salt, and pepper. Divide into four balls.

  2. WRAP the sausage around each of the peeled medium boiled eggs until the egg is fully covered.

  3. COAT each sausage-covered egg with flour, then dip in beaten egg, and roll in breadcrumbs. Dip in the egg and breadcrumbs again.

  4. SELECT Preheat on the Cosori Air Fryer, adjust to 350°F, and press Start/Pause.

  5. SPRAY the scotch eggs liberally with cooking spray.

  6. PLACE the scotch eggs in the preheated air fryer.

  7. SELECT Frozen Foods, adjust time to 15 minutes, and press Start/Pause. Make sure to flip the eggs halfway through cooking (the Shake Reminder function will let you know when!).

Garlic & Herb Chicken Skewers

Yields 2-4 servings

Prep Time: 1 hour 5 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

 

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons olive oil

  • 3 garlic cloves, grated

  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano

  • ½ teaspoon dried thyme

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper

  • 1 lemon, juiced

  • 1 pound chicken thighs, boneless, skinless, cut into 1½-inch pieces

  • 2 wooden skewers, halved

Directions

  1. MIX together the olive oil, garlic, oregano, thyme, salt, black pepper, and lemon juice together in a large bowl.

  2. ADD the chicken to the marinade and marinate for 1 hour.

  3. SELECT Preheat, adjust to 380°F, and press Start/Pause.

  4. CUT the marinated chicken into 1½-inch pieces and skewer them onto the halved skewers.

  5. PLACE the skewers in the preheated air fryer.

  6. SELECT Chicken, set time for 10 minutes, and press Start/Pause.

Yogurt Chicken Skewers

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Yields 2-4 servings

Prep Time: 4 hours 10 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

 

Ingredients

  • ½ cup plain whole milk Greek yogurt

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 teaspoon paprika

  • ¼ teaspoon cumin

  • ½ teaspoon crushed red pepper

  • 1 lemon, juiced & zested

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

  • 4 garlic cloves, minced

  • 1 pound chicken thighs, boneless, skinless, cut into 1½-inch pieces

  • 2 wooden skewers, halved

  • Nonstick cooking spray

Directions

  1. MIX together the yogurt, olive oil, paprika, cumin, red pepper, lemon juice, lemon zest, salt, pepper, and garlic in a large bowl.

  2. ADD the chicken to the marinade and marinate in the fridge for at least 4 hours.

  3. SELECT Preheat and press Start/Pause.

  4. CUT the marinated chicken thighs into 1½-inch pieces and skewer them onto the halved skewers.

  5. PLACE skewers into the preheated air fryer and spray with cooking spray.

  6. COOK at 400°F for 10 minutes.

Korean-Style Beef Skewers

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Yields 2-4 servings

Prep Time: 1 hour 5 minutes

Cook Time: 6 minutes

 

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon ssamjang

  • 1 tablespoon gochujang

  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce

  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil

  • 1 tablespoon honey

  • 1 teaspoon rice wine vinegar

  • 1 pound beef flap meat, cut into 1½-inch pieces

  • 2 wooden skewers, halved

Directions

  1. MIX the ssamjang, gochujang, soy sauce, sesame oil, honey, and vinegar in a bowl.

  2. TOSS the cut beef into the marinade and marinate for 1 hour.

  3. SELECT Preheat on the Cosori Air Fryer and press Start/Pause.

  4. SKEWER the pieces of beef onto the halved skewers and place the skewers into the preheated air fryer.

  5. SELECT Steak and press Start/Pause.

Teriyaki Pork Skewers

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Yields 2-4 servings

Prep Time: 35 minutes

Cook Time: 8 minutes

 

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch

  • ½ cup water

  • ¼ cup soy sauce

  • ¼ cup light brown sugar, lightly packed

  • 1 garlic clove, minced

  • ½ teaspoon grated ginger

  • Black pepper, to taste

  • 1 pound pork loin chop, cut into 1½-inch cubes

  • 2 wood skewers, halved

  • Nonstick cooking spray

  • Salt & pepper, to taste

Directions

  1. WHISK the cornstarch and water together.

  2. COMBINE the cornstarch slurry, soy sauce, brown sugar, garlic, and ginger in a small saucepan. Cook the sauce on high heat until it boils and thickens, about 5 minutes.

  3. SEASON the sauce to taste with black pepper and allow to cool.

  4. SKEWER the pork evenly between the wooden skewers.

  5. MARINATE the skewered pork in some of the teriyaki sauce for 30 minutes.

  6. SELECT Preheat on the Cosori Air Fryer and press Start/Pause.

  7. PLACE the skewers in the preheated air fryer and spray with cooking spray.

  8. SELECT Steak, adjust to 8 minutes, and press Start/Pause.

  9. BRUSH the skewers with the teriyaki sauce every 2 minutes during cooking.

  10. SEASON to taste with salt and pepper, and serve.