Sides

Mexican Fries

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Yields 3 servings

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 11 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 lb of frozen thick cut french fries

  • 1 roma tomato, diced

  • ¼ red onion, diced

  • ½ serrano pepper, minced

  • ⅛ cup cilantro, diced

  • ⅛ cup of crumbled Cotija cheese (or grated parmesan as substitute)

Sauce

  • 2 tbsp mayo

  • 1 tbsp olive oil

  • ⅛ cup cilantro, minced finely

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced finely

  • ½ lime, juice

Directions

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

  2. PLACE frozen fries into the air fryer basket and place into the air fryer.

  3. ADJUST temperature to 400°F, time to 11 minutes, and press Start/Pause.

  4. COMBINE sauce ingredients in a bowl and mix thoroughly. Place bowl into the fridge until fries are cooked.

  5. REMOVE fries onto a separate large bowl big enough to hold fries.

  6. PLACE tomatoes, red onions, serrano, cilantro, and cotija cheese on top of the fries. Spoon over the sauce evenly on the fries with toppings.

  7. SERVE immediately

Not Your Ordinary Croutons

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Yields 4 servings

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted

  • ½ teaspoon onion powder

  • ¼ teaspoon dried rosemary, minced

  • ⅛ teaspoon salt

  • 1 baguette (10 x 4 inches), cut into 1-inch cubes

Directions

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

  2. MIX melted butter, onion powder, dried rosemary, and salt in a small bowl.

  3. PLACE baguette cubes in a small bowl and spoon the melted butter mixture over while occasionally turning the baguette cubes. Place cubes into the air fryer baskets.

  4. SET temperature to 320°F, time to 10 minutes, and press Start/Pause.

  5. SERVE immediately with your favorite salad or dish.

Potato Skins

Yields 2 servings

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 1 hour 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 large russet potato (6–7 inches), rinsed

  • 2 ounces cream cheese

  • 2 tablespoon bacon bits

  • ¼ onion, finely minced

  • ¼ cup cheddar cheese, shredded

  • 2 tablespoons sour cream

  • 1 green onion, thinly sliced, for garnish

Directions

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

  2. PLACE potato into the air fryer basket.

  3. ADJUST temperature to 350°F, time to 1 hour, and press Start/Pause.

  4. CUT potato in half, and scoop out the insides.

  5. TOP the potato skins with cream cheese, followed by bacon and onion, and then shredded cheddar cheese.

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

  7. SERVE hot, topped with sour cream and green onions.

Honey Soy Tofu and Mushrooms

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Yields 3 servings

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 20 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 pound extra firm tofu, 1-inch cubes

  • 6 crimini or shiitake mushrooms, sliced

  • 2 tablespoon soy sauce

  • 2 tablespoon honey

  • 1 tablespoon white vinegar

  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar

  • 1 tablespoon Mirin

  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder

  • ¼ teaspoon cornstarch

  • 1 green onion, thinly sliced, for garnish

  • ¼ teaspoon toasted sesame seeds, for garnish

Directions

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

  2. ADD tofu cubes into the air fryer.

  3. SET temperature on the air fryer to 300°F, time to 10 minutes, and press Start/Pause.

  4. PLACE pre-cooked tofu and mushrooms in a oven-safe bowl small enough to fit inside the air fryer baskets or use the Cosori cake pan accessory (recommended).

  5. MIX soy sauce, honey, vinegar, brown sugar, Mirin, garlic powder, and cornstarch in a small bowl.

  6. POUR soy sauce mixture over the mushrooms and tofu until well coated.

  7. SET temperature on the air fryer to 400°F, time to 10 minutes, and press Start/Pause.

  8. MIX after 5 minutes of cooking.

  9. SERVE immediately over rice, garnished with sliced green onions and toasted sesame seeds.

Homemade French Fries

Yields 4 servings

Prep Time: 30 minutes

Cook Time: 28 minutes

 

Ingredients

  • 2 russet potatoes, cut into 3 x ½-inch strips

  • 1 liter cold water, for soaking potatoes

  • 2 tablespoons oil

  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder

  • 1 teaspoon paprika

  • Salt & pepper, to taste

  • Ketchup or ranch, for serving

Directions

  1. CUT the potatoes into 3 x ½-inch strips and soak in the water for 15 minutes.

  2. DRAIN the potatoes, rinse with cold water, and pat dry with paper towels.

  3. ADD oil and spices to the potatoes, tossing until they are coated evenly.

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

  5. ADD the potatoes to the preheated air fryer.

  6. SELECT French Fries, adjust the time to 28 minutes, and press Start/Pause. Make sure to shake the baskets halfway through cooking (the Shake Reminder function will let you know when!).

  7. REMOVE the baskets from the air fryer when done cooking, and season the fries with salt and pepper.

  8. SERVE with ketchup or ranch.

Sweet Potato Fries

Yields 4 servings

Prep Time: 5 minutes 

Cook Time: 10 minutes

 

Ingredients

  • 2 large sweet potatoes, cut into ½-inch thick strips

  • 2 tablespoons oil

  • 2 teaspoons salt

  • ½ teaspoon black pepper

  • ½ teaspoon paprika

  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder

  • ½ teaspoon onion powder

Directions

  1. CUT the sweet potatoes into ½-inch thick strips.

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

  3. ADD the cut sweet potatoes to a large bowl and toss with the oil until the sweet potatoes are all coated evenly.

  4. SPRINKLE in the salt, black pepper, paprika, garlic powder, and onion powder. Mix well.

  5. PLACE fries in the preheated baskets and cook for 10 minutes at 400°F. Make sure to shake the baskets halfway through cooking.

Cajun French Fries

Yields 4 servings

Prep Time: 30 minutes        

Cook Time: 28 minutes

 

Ingredients

  • 2 russet potatoes, peeled & cut into 3 x ½-inch strips

  • 1 liter cold water

  • 2 tablespoons oil

  • 1 tablespoon Cajun seasoning

  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper

  • Ketchup or ranch, for serving

Directions

  1. CUT the potatoes into 3 x ½-inch strips and soak them in the water for 15 minutes.

  2. DRAIN them, rinse with cold water, and pat dry with paper towels.

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

  4. ADD oil to the potato slices, and toss until they are coated evenly.

  5. ADD the potatoes to the preheated air fryer.

  6. SELECT French Fries, change the time to 28 minutes, and press Start/Pause. Make sure to shake the baskets halfway through cooking (the Shake Reminder function will let you know when!).

  7. REMOVE the baskets from the air fryer when done cooking, and season the fries with the Cajun seasoning and cayenne pepper.

  8. SERVE with ketchup or ranch.

Zucchini Fries

Yields 4 servings

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 8 minutes

 

Ingredients

  • 2 medium zucchini, cut into ¾-inch thick strips

  • ½ cup all-purpose flour

  • 2 teaspoons salt

  • ½ teaspoon black pepper

  • 2 eggs, beaten

  • 1 tablespoon milk

  • ¾ cup Italian seasoned panko breadcrumbs

  • ¼ cup Parmesan cheese, grated

  • Nonstick cooking spray

  • Ranch, for serving

Directions

  1. CUT the zucchini into ¾-inch thick strips.

  2. MIX together the flour, salt, and pepper in a dish. Whisk together the eggs and milk in a separate dish. Combine the breadcrumbs and parmesan cheese in another dish.

  3. COAT each piece of zucchini with flour, then dip in egg, and roll in breadcrumbs. Set aside.

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

  5. PLACE the coated zucchini 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. SHAKE the baskets halfway through cooking (the Shake Reminder function will let you know when!).

  8. SERVE with a side of ranch.

Avocado Fries

Yields 2 servings

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

 

Ingredients

  • 2 avocados, cut into 1-inch thick wedges

  • 1 cup panko breadcrumbs

  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder

  • ½ teaspoon onion powder

  • ½ teaspoon smoked paprika

  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne

  • Salt & pepper, to taste

  • ½ cup all-purpose flour

  • 2 eggs, beaten

  • Nonstick cooking spray

  • Ketchup or ranch, for serving

Directions

  1. CUT the avocados into 1-inch thick wedges.

  2. COMBINE the breadcrumbs, garlic powder, onion powder, smoked paprika, cayenne, salt, and pepper in a bowl.

  3. DREDGE each avocado wedge in the flour, then dip in the beaten eggs, and roll in the breadcrumb mixture.

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

  5. PLACE avocado fries into the preheated air fryer baskets, spray with cooking spray, and cook at 400°F for 10 minutes.

  6. FLIP the avocado fries halfway through cooking time and spray with more cooking spray.

  7. SERVE with ketchup or ranch for dipping.

Potato Wedges

Yields 4 servings

Prep Time: 3 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

 

Ingredients

  • 2 large russet potatoes, rinsed & cut into 4-inch long wedges

  • 1½ tablespoons olive oil

  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder

  • ½ teaspoon onion powder

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper

  • 1 tablespoon Parmesan cheese, grated

  • Ketchup or ranch, for serving

Directions

  1. CUT the potatoes into 4-inch long wedges.

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

  3. COAT the potatoes in olive oil and toss with the seasonings and Parmesan cheese until well coated.

  4. ADD the potatoes to the preheated air fryer.

  5. SELECT French Fries, set time to 20 minutes, and press Start/Pause.

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

  7. SERVE with ketchup or ranch.

Potato Chips

Yields 4 servings

Prep Time: 40 minutes

Cook Time: 25 minutes

 

Ingredients

  • 2 liters water

  • 1 tablespoon salt

  • 2 large russet potatoes, thinly sliced

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • Salt & pepper, to taste

Directions

  1. MIX together the water and salt in a large bowl until all the salt dissolves.

  2. THINLY SLICE the potatoes. Using a mandolin is highly recommended (use a 1.5 mm blade).

  3. SOAK the potatoes in the salt water for 30 minutes.

  4. DRAIN the potatoes and pat them dry.

  5. SELECT Preheat on the Cosori Air Fryer, adjust to 330°F, and press Start/Pause.

  6. COAT the potato slices with olive oil.

  7. LAYER the oil-coated potatoes in the preheated air fryer.

  8. COOK the potatoes at 330°F for 25 minutes. Make sure to shake the baskets halfway through cooking.

  9. SEASON the potatoes with salt and pepper when done cooking.

Onion Rings

Yields 2 servings

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

 

Ingredients

  • 1 small white onion, cut into ½-inch thick rounds & separated into rings

  • 1 cup panko breadcrumbs

  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 2 eggs

  • 1 cup buttermilk

  • ½ cup all-purpose flour

  • Nonstick cooking spray

Directions

  1. SLICE the onion into ½-inch thick rounds and separate the layers into rings.

  2. COMBINE the breadcrumbs, paprika, and salt in a bowl. Set aside.

  3. WHISK the eggs and buttermilk together until fully mixed.

  4. DREDGE each onion ring into the flour, then dip in the beaten eggs, and then the breadcrumb mixture.

  5. SELECT Preheat on the Cosori Air Fryer, adjust to 370°F, and press Start/Pause.

  6. SPRAY the onion rings liberally with cooking spray.

  7. PLACE onion rings in a single layer in the preheated air fryer baskets, and cook in batches at 370°F for 10 minutes until golden brown. Be sure to use cooking spray in between to make sure they are uniformly cooked.

  8. SERVE with your favorite dipping sauce.

Blooming Onion

Yields 3 servings

Prep Time: 2 hours 15 minutes

Cook Time: 25 minutes

 

Ingredients

  • 1 large onion

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour

  • 1 tablespoon paprika

  • 2 teaspoons salt

  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder

  • 1 teaspoon chili powder

  • ½ teaspoon black pepper

  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano

  • 1¼ cups water

  • ½ cup Italian style breadcrumbs

  • Nonstick cooking spray

Directions

  1. PEEL onion and cut off the top. Place cut-side down onto a cutting board.

  2. CUT downward, from the center outward, all the way to the cutting board. Repeat to make 8 evenly spaced cuts around the onion. Make sure your slit cuts through all of the layers, but leave the onion connected in the center. Set aside.

  3. COVER the onion in ice water for at least 2 hours, then dry.

  4. MIX together the flour, paprika, salt, garlic powder, chili powder, black pepper, oregano, and water until it forms a batter.

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

  6. COAT the onion with the batter, spreading out the layers and making sure every layer is covered with the batter. Then sprinkle the top and bottom of the onion with breadcrumbs.

  7. SPRAY the bottom of the air fryer with cooking spray and place the onion inside, cut-side up. Spray the upside of the onion liberally with cooking spray.

  8. COOK the onion at 400°F for 10 minutes, then cook for an additional 15 minutes at 350°F.

Hasselback Potatoes

Yields 4 servings

Prep Time: 3 minutes

Cook Time: 40 minutes

 

Ingredients

  • 4 medium russet potatoes, washed & scrubbed

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • 2 teaspoons salt

  • ½ teaspoon black pepper

  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder

  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted

  • 2 tablespoons freshly chopped parsley, for garnish

Directions

  1. WASH AND SCRUB the potatoes. Pat them dry with a paper towel.

  2. CUT slits, ¼-inch apart, into the potato, stopping just before you cut all the way through, so that the slices stay connected by about ½ inch at the bottom of the potato.

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

  4. COVER the potatoes with olive oil, and season evenly with the salt, black pepper, and garlic powder.

  5. ADD the potatoes into the preheated air fryer, and cook for 30 minutes at 350°F.

  6. BRUSH the melted butter onto the potatoes and cook for another 10 minutes at 350°F.

  7. GARNISH with freshly chopped parsley.

Roasted Potatoes

Yields 4 servings

Prep Time: 3 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

 

Ingredients

  • 1½ pounds of small new potatoes, cleaned & halved

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper

  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder

  • ¼ teaspoon dried thyme

  • ¼ teaspoon dried rosemary

Directions

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

  2. COAT the halved potatoes in olive oil and toss with the seasonings.

  3. PLACE the potatoes into the preheated air fryer.

  4. SELECT French Fries, set time for 20 minutes, and press Start/Pause. Make sure to shake the baskets halfway through cooking (the Shake Reminder function will let you know when!).

Honey-Roasted Carrots

Yields 2-4 servings

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 12 minutes

 

Ingredients

  • 1 pound heirloom rainbow carrots, peeled & washed

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 2 tablespoons honey

  • 2 sprigs fresh thyme

  • Salt & pepper, to taste

Directions

  1. PAT DRY the carrots with a paper towel. Set aside.

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

  3. TOSS the carrots in a bowl with olive oil, honey, thyme, salt, and pepper.

  4. ADD the carrots to the preheated air fryer.

  5. SELECT Root Vegetables and press Start/Pause. Make sure to shake the baskets halfway through cooking (the Shake Reminder function will let you know when!).

  6. SERVE hot.

Roasted Garlic Broccoli

Yields 3 servings

Prep Time: 3 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

 

Ingredients

  • 1 large head broccoli, cut into florets

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper

Directions

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

  2. DRIZZLE the broccoli with olive oil and toss together until evenly coated.

  3. TOSS the broccoli with the seasonings.

  4. ADD the broccoli to the preheated air fryer.

  5. SELECT Vegetables and press Start/Pause.

Honey-Soy Carrots

Yields 4 servings

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 12 minutes

 

Ingredients

  • 1 pound young carrots (6-inch), rinsed, scrubbed clean & patted dry

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 teaspoon honey

  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce

  • Salt & pepper, to taste

Directions

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

  2. COAT the carrots in olive oil and toss in the honey and soy sauce

  3. PLACE the carrots in the preheated air fryer.

  4. SELECT Root Vegetables and press Start/Pause. Make sure to shake the baskets halfway through cooking (the Shake Reminder function will let you know when!).

  5. SEASON with salt and pepper when done cooking.

Roasted Cauliflower

Yields 2-3 servings

Prep Time: 2 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

 

Ingredients

  • 10 ounces cauliflower florets

  • 2 teaspoons olive oil

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper

Directions

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

  2. PLACE the cauliflower florets into a bowl, drizzle with olive oil, and season with salt
    and pepper, tossing to coat the florets evenly.

  3. ADD the cauliflower into the preheated air fryer.

  4. SELECT Vegetables, then press Start/Pause.

Roasted Turmeric Cauliflower

Yields 2-3 servings

Prep Time: 2 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

 

Ingredients

  • 10 ounces cauliflower florets

  • 2 teaspoons olive oil

  • 1 teaspoon turmeric powder

  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder

  • ½ teaspoon onion powder

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper

Directions

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

  2. PLACE the cauliflower florets into a bowl and drizzle with olive oil until all the cauliflower is well coated.

  3. TOSS the cauliflower with the seasonings.

  4. ADD the cauliflower into the preheated air fryer.

  5. SELECT Vegetables, then press Start/Pause.