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A Healthy Burger Comin' In Hot

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Enjoy the taste of a freshly grilled burger without the grill thanks to this juicy recipe. air fryer hamburger.

Air fryer burger with cheese and toppings on the bun

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No need to flip your patties and stand outside when it rains, snows, or gets too hot to handle.

Grill-style burgers can be cooked quickly from the comfort of your kitchen thanks to the convenient Dandy Air Fryer.

This post contains everything you need to know to cook Mouth-watering, bistro-worthy burgersincluding tips for just the right burger air-frying temperature and tips for keeping your patties nice and juicy.

Fried hamburger with cheese on a plate

Air fry for the best burgers and fries

Speaking of air fryers, do you already own one? I know, too many kitchen gimmicks.

I gave up on air fryers a few years ago. Now I understand what all the fuss was about and have fully embraced it!

The air fryer burger with air fryer fries takes full advantage of the air fryer.

  • you can healthier A favorite version of comfort and fast food.
  • air fryer cooks food fastand rarely do No warm-up time.
  • cleanup is easyDon’t miss the grease!
  • very crispyThe intense heat of the air fryer allows you to create foods with a “fried” taste (such as air fryer onion rings). without fried and very little oil.
  • juicy proteinAir fryers do a great job of keeping proteins like air-fried steaks, air-fried salmon, and burger patties crisp on the outside and moist and juicy on the inside.
  • stellar sideYou can have crunchy, warm vegetables that taste like they’re freshly fried but aren’t.

For a classic diner experience at home, make a batch of French fries (or air-fryer sweet potato fries) and keep them warm in the oven while making a batch of air-fryer burgers.

Place the air fryer hamburger on a plate

How to make an air fryer hamburger

Here are the best air fryer burger recipes. It’s easy, much healthier and more flavorful than your standard burger.

The secret is in the seasoning. It shows you exactly the right way to serve juicy, full-flavoured burgers that you’ll never feel complete without the grill.

Use this recipe as a starting point, then enjoy cooking other burgers in your air fryer basket, like this blue cheese burger.


  • beef. Using 90% lean ground beef. This is a leaner cut of beef than what’s typically used for burgers, keeping this meal healthier and lower in fat/cholesterol.

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You can also modify your Air Fryer Chicken Burger or Turkey Burger recipe to substitute ground beef or chicken for the beef (or you can use sausage, like these juicy Italian Turkey Burgers). . Cooking times vary, so check the internal temperature to confirm desired doneness.

  • Olive oilOne of the great things about air fryers is that you can use less oil, butter, and other fats, making traditionally heavy foods lighter. My recipe calls for 1 tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil. Because it uses leaner ground meat, this helps keep the burger patties moist.
  • dijon mustardThis is optional, but adds ka-pow flavor.
  • seasoningUse the classic combination of salt, pepper and garlic powder. Simple and perfect.
  • BunsIf you’re gluten-free or want to cut back on carbs, you can eat your burger plain, enjoy it in a lettuce wrap, or use your favorite style of bun. The pretzel buns are flavorful and divine, too.


Toast the buns before serving. Brush the sliced ​​bread with a little butter and bake in the oven or toaster for a few minutes. Watch like a hawk to avoid burns.


Mix the ingredients for the fried hamburger
  1. Place beef, oil, mustard, and seasonings in a large bowl.
Beef mixture for air fryer hamburgers.
  1. Mix lightly with a fork to combine.
Making hamburger patties in an air fryer
  1. Mold into patties while making indentations.
fried hamburger
  1. Fry burgers at 375 degrees F for 8-10 minutes until internal temperature reaches 155 degrees F, flip at 6 minutes.
Hamburgers made in an air fryer
  1. Check the temperature immediately after flipping to avoid overcooking.
Hamburger with air fryer cheese
  1. Add cheese at the last minute of cooking. Enjoy freshly baked buns with your favorite toppings. fun!


If adding sliced ​​cheese, add it at the last minute of cooking so it melts. Or use shredded cheese, which melts even more easily.

air fryer burger topping ideas

  • Traditional. cheese, lettuce and tomato slices
  • standard seasoningBBQ sauce, mayonnaise, mustard, ketchup
  • air fryer addonAir fryer pickles, air fryer bacon, air fryer onion rings
  • next level tastePickled Onions, Roasted Red Peppers, Greek Yogurt Ranch Dip, Sautéed Mushrooms
  • avocadoThe Best Guacamole Recipes, Avocado Slices
Air fryer hamburger with toppings on a plate

Tips for air frying burgers

  • Burgers should be cooked in an air fryer 375 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • don’t crowdCook in batches if necessary to allow some space around each patty and cook them in one layer.
  • Check the work as soon as possibleAfter frying the first side for 6 minutes, flip the burger over and cook for a few more minutes.
  • use a meat thermometerMedium Well = 150 to 155. Well Done = 160 to 165. Cook the burger according to the internal temperature rather than the clock.

storage tips

  • to the storeLeftover burger patties can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • reheatHeat the patties in a skillet, cover with a lid, and add a little water to keep them from drying out.
  • To freezePre-cooked burger patties can be frozen in a freezer-safe container for up to 3 months. Thaw overnight in the refrigerator before reheating.

storage tips

You can air fry frozen uncooked hamburger patties. Hamburger patties can be prepared, shaped, frozen, and then air-fried for a quick dinner if desired. Store frozen burger patties with parchment paper in between.

meal prep tips

Prepare and shape the patties the day before. Wrap in plastic wrap and remove from refrigerator just before frying.

remaining ideas

Air fryer leftover hamburger patties are an easy protein to reinvent into new meals.

What to Accompany Air Fryer Hamburgers

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Recommended tools for making this recipe

  • air fryerThis is what I own and love!
  • instant read thermometerIt’s the best way to let you know your burger is done and to prevent it from overcooking.
  • spatulaThis spatula is thin and pliable, which is great because you can easily get under the patty without disturbing it.

instant read meat thermometer

Get a meat thermometer if you don’t already have one. It’s the best way to know if your meat is done, and avoid eating potentially unsafe, undercooked or overdone meat (both of which are tragic).

Air fryer burger with cheese and toppings on the bun

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Should You Flip Burgers in an Air Fryer?

yes! Airfryer burgers should be cooked on both sides in the airfryer. Cook one side longer than the other.

How can I make a softer burger?

When mixing the meat for the patties, do not over mix, handle the meat too much, or make it too tight. The taste becomes stronger.Also check quick For baking to prevent overcooking.

How to airfry a burger well-done?

A well-done burger is considered cooked between 160 and 165 degrees Fahrenheit (we prefer medium, around 150-155 degrees Fahrenheit). If you prefer a well-done burger or medium-well, add a few minutes to the required cook time.

  • 1 lb Lean ground beef 90%
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tea spoon dijon mustard option
  • 1/2 tea spoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 tea spoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 tea spoon ground black pepper

for serving

  • Four hamburger buns I like brioche or pretzel buns.Split and toast as desired
  • Toppings of your choice: lettuce, sliced ​​tomato, avocado, barbecue sauce, ketchup, etc.

  • Place beef in a large mixing bowl. Add oil, mustard, garlic powder, salt and pepper.

  • Stir lightly with a fork, being careful not to clump the meat (for the most tender burgers, touch as little as possible). Gently shape into 4 equal patties 1/2-inch thick. Lightly press the center indentation with your thumb.

  • Preheat air fryer to 375 degrees Fahrenheit. Place the patties in a basket, leaving space around each one (cook in batches if desired.) Burgers are deep-fried for 6 minutes, flipped over, until burgers reach an internal temperature of 155 degrees Fahrenheit. , and continue cooking for about 2-4 more minutes. Do not overheat. The hamburger will be dry. If cheese is added, add it at the very last moment of cooking. Enjoy freshly baked buns with your favorite toppings.

  • store: Leftover burger patties can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for 3 days.
  • reheat: Heat the patty in a frying pan, cover with a lid and add a little water to prevent it from drying out.
  • To freeze: Cooked burger patties can be frozen in a freezer-safe container for up to 3 months. Thaw in the refrigerator overnight before reheating.

Serving: 1Burger (patty only)calorie: 234kcalcarbohydrates: 1gprotein: twenty threegobesity: 15gsaturated fat: FivegPolyunsaturated fat: 1gMonounsaturated fat: 8gTrans fat: 1gcholesterol: 74mgsodium: 393mgpotassium: 376mgfiber: 0.2gsugar: 0.05gVitamin A: 3IUVitamin C: 0.01mgcalcium: 17mgiron: 3mg

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