Air Fry

Air Fry

How to air fry
How to Air Fry

Preheat air fryer

The length of time to preheat will depend on the temperature you want to cook at and the size of your air fryer. Most air fryers will take less than 5 minutes to preheat.


Prepare the meat

This will differ depending on what cut you are using, but generally speaking this means seasoning your meat and rubbing in a little oil. See below more specific methods for common cuts.


Cook the meat

Cook for the calculated time using the estimates below. As all air fryers are different sizes and wattages, you may need a little more or less time. Being a relatively new cooking method, it’s important to recognise this and to treat the first trial with each cut as an experiment that can be perfected.


Rest the meat

Rest your meat as you normally would. For a pork belly or roast, we would recommend approx. 10 minutes. For a steak or chops, 2 – 3 mins should suffice.

Tips and tricks

Experiment with cooking times

  • There are many different models of air fryers available, all with different capacities and wattages. When you first start cooking in your air fryer, take advised cooking times as estimates and keep a close eye on the meat to avoid over or under cooking.
  • See below for more air frying tips and tricks.

Times, Temperatures, Servings & Cooking Tips

Pork belly (based on 800g - increase or decrease cooking time dependent on weight)
Pork roast cuts bone in (i.e. shoulder, leg)
Pork roast cuts boneless (rolled loin, boneless shoulder, boneless leg)
Pork steak or chops (approx. 2 cm thick)
Pork schnitzel
Pork Sausages
Baking paper
Using oil
Turning your meat
Cooking with bone in or boneless cuts
Checking temperature
Experiment with cooking times
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