These Air Fryer Fish and Chips are exactly what you need to put on the menu every week! Air Fryer recipes are an excellent way to enjoy healthy, crispy foods. The air fryer tilapia is cooked to perfection without using a large amount of oil.
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Well, darlings, I must say, I am glad I have joined the Air Fryer and Instant Pot craze. All joking aside, as a busy working mom and wife, I tell you, these gadgets are my extra hands. They do ALL the hard work for me. For example, there’s no need to let certain items such as shoestring fries thaw out before frying them. I can place them in the air fryer basket, and VOILA, the side dish is complete in a
Why does this air Fryer tilapia recipe work for fish and chips?
Tilapia is easy to cook. Quick to thaw. It is tasty when seasoned well. It accommodate most meals and it’s a fish the entire family can enjoy. It is also affordable when cooking for a large family.
How to make fish in your air fryer
Remember those shoestring fries from last week? This week we are paring them with the fish…fish and chips!
I am obsessed with my air fryer, and like there’s so much to learn and so many recipes to create. For starters, this fish and chips recipe. Honest, who doesn’t love fish and chips? Hello! Talking about the ultimate, easy, comfort food. You all know I’m all about easy recipes. Dinner has to be quick, easy, and taste good in my home.
What fish is normally used in fish and chips?
Cod is often used when making fish and chips, as well as pollock. This great English dish do not disappoint, no matter what fish you use. It is amazing how one dish can start in one part of the region and is accepted, as well as loved by so mayny all over the world. I buy a lot of tilapia, for this recipe that’s what I have been using when I make fish and chips. I often use cod fish when making Haitian recipes.
So, to get started, I must say this is a fuss-free recipe. Of course, always start with washing and patting down the fish. Place the fish on a plate. Season lightly with salt and pepper on both sides. Set aside. Remember the breading has more salt from the Old Bay Seasoning.
All my recipes are customizable. You can definitely make the recipe your own with this guide. You can omit or include anything you’d like.
Fish and chips seasoning
2 tilapia fillets
¼ cup flour
1 tbsp. cornstarch
3 tbsp. old bay seasoning
¼ Tsp. salt and pepper
1 tsp. paprika
1 tbsp. water
How to air fry fish?
How to bread the fish and cook the fish in your air fryer
Wash and pat dry the fish. Set aside.
Prepare the seasoning in a separate bowl.
Prepare the eggs and water in a different bowl. Set aside.
Place the fish in the flour mixture, then in the egg mixture, then in the flour mixture again. Coat well. On all sides. Spray with cooking oil.
Cook in the air fryer for 12 minutes on 400 degrees.
There’s a variation of fun foods to make in the air fryer. I do like the fact that I can make healthier versions of the foods I love and enjoy the most.
Air fryer fish to perfectioin
Other hot air fryer recipes you might like:
Shoestring Fries – so good and pairs well with this fish to create fish and chips combo.
Air Fryer Grilled Chicken Fajita Skewers – these skewers will have you dancing in your kitchen.
Air Fryer Buffalo Cauliflower Wings – quick and easy to make with a slight kick.
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How to make Air Fryer Fish and chips
Crispy Air Fryer Fish and Chips
These Air Fryer Fish and Chips are exactly what you need to put on the menu every week! Air Fryer recipes are an excellent way to enjoy healthy, crispy foods without using a large amount of oil.
- 2 tilapia fillets
- ¼ cup flour
- 1 egg
- 1 tbsp. cornstarch
- 3 tbsp. old bay seasoning
- ¼ Tsp. salt and pepper
- 1 tsp. paprika
- 1 tbsp. water
- Cooking spray
Wash and pat dry the fish. Set aside.
Mix and prepare the seasoning in a separate bowl. Set aside.
Prepare the eggs and water mixture in a different bowl. Set aside.
To bread, place the fish in the flour mixture. Then in the egg mixture. After, transfer the fish back to the flour mixture and coat well on all sides. Spray the basket lightly with cooking oil, then place the fish in the air fryer basket. Spray the fish with cooking oil and cook in the air fryer for 12 minutes on 400 degrees.
Serve warm with chips or fries and serve warm.
Air Fryer Fish Notes:
Does fish batter contain milk? It can. It all depends on the recipe. I personally prefer it without milk. However, I still enjoy the recipes that do include milk in the batter. The choice is yours.
You can also make this recipe gluten free by using gluten free flour.