The Top 12 5 Ingredient Recipes for the Air Fryer

easy recipes you can make in the air fryer with only 5 ingredients

5 ingredient recipes to make when you are in a pinch for time

If you know me, you know that I love to make incredibly simple and stress-free recipes. If the recipe has five ingredients or less then it is naturally so much better than the others! I am so excited to share these top easy air fryer recipes with you today!

Are 5 ingredient recipes good?

Five ingredient recipes are perfect for when you are looking to make an easy recipe. Plus, these 5 ingredient recipes are so tasty. You can still have a fantastic dinner on the table quick with really good tasting flavors!

simple 5 ingredient recipes for the air fryer

12 Easy recipes with 5 ingredients or less

You will love making and eating these simple 5 ingredient recipes. These recipes range from a tasty snack to a complete meal. Keep reading to learn about 12 of the best air fryer recipes with only 5 ingredients, or watch these videos and make a few of these recipes with me!

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Easy air fryer recipes with only 5 ingredients

Teriyaki Ranch Chicken

This teriyaki ranch chicken or anniversary chicken recipe is a classic that I have been making in my home for years. Naturally, it was just as good, and easier, in the air fryer!

Anniversary Chicken in the Air Fryer

air fryer anniversary chicken
This easy and simple teriyaki ranch chicken dinner recipe is perfect for special occasions or even busy nights. This air fryer anniversary chicken recipe is juicy, flavorful, and ready in under an hour!
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Salmon Fajitas

If you are looking for a fun way to eat salmon that is quick and delicious, then you will want to try this simple salmon fajita recipe in the air fryer!

The Best Air Fryer Salmon Fajitas

tasty air fryer salmon fajitas with lime
Salmon fajitas are fast and simple to make, and they taste great. This air fryer recipe is quick, tasty, and packed great flavors. Plus, you only need 5-ingredients!
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Margherita Pizza

I love a good Margherita pizza and you can whip up your very own in the air fryer for a tasty lunch or afternoon snack!

Air Fryer Margherita Pizza

air fryer pizza
Enjoy this quick and easy recipe for Margherita pizza in the air fryer!
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Baked Parmesan Basil Tomatoes

Air fryer baked parmesan basil tomatoes are just a fresh and flavorful as they sound! Enjoy this recipe anytime of the year, but most especially in the summer, for an exciting afternoon snack.

Roasted Parmesan Tomatoes in the Air Fryer

air fryer parmesan tomatoes
Roasted tomatoes topped with parmesan, mozzarella, and basil are the best summer side dish or appetizer! You will love this recipe this summer, but can enjoy it anytime of year thanks to the air fryer!
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Beef Enchiladas

Beef enchiladas are a fun and simple air fryer recipe that you can enjoy for dinner. While this included recipes contains the homemade version of beef enchiladas, you can enjoy this recipe with only than 5 ingredients if you use:

  • Store-bought enchilada sauce instead of the homemade version
  • An enchilada or taco seasoning kit instead of the homemade spice blend
  • Ground beef
  • Refried Beans or Black beans
  • Cheese of your choice

Then, of course you will need tortillas to assemble everything. Enjoy this recipe as well with your favorite enchilada toppings and you will crispy enchiladas on the dinner table quick!

Air Fryer Enchiladas: The Best Way to Make Enchiladas

Want to make tasty enchiladas in minutes? You got to try this easy and simple air fryer enchilada recipe!
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Cheeseburger Egg Rolls

Cheeseburger egg rolls is one of my very favorite go-to dinner recipe ideas. This air fryer is packed with great flavors and every time I make it I can’t believe I only used 5 ingredients!

Copycat Cheesecake Factory Cheeseburger Egg Rolls in the Air Fryer

You will never have to go to the Cheesecake Factory again after making this delicious cheeseburger egg roll copycat recipe. You'll love this tasty and simple air fryer recipe; it's one of my favorite go-to meals for dinner.
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Pizza Stuffed Chicken Thighs

Pizza stuffed chicken thighs are a tasty meal if you are looking for a fun and tasty way to spice of your chicken for dinner! This recipe in the air fryer will be a hit in your home!

Quick Pizza Stuffed Chicken Thighs in the Air Fryer

Pizza stuffed chicken thighs in the air fryer are tasty and so quick to make!
Quick-and-easy air fryer recipe that will please everyone!
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Herb Crusted Pork Chops

This easy pork chop recipe is so ridiculously easy! This is also a great recipe if you are looking to save time and money on dinnertime!

Herb Crusted Pork Chops

air fryer pork chops
Pair this healthy 3 ingredient pork chop recipe with a tasty side for a complete and filling meal.
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Potato Chip Chicken

If you have just an awkward amount of potato chips left, then you will want to try this incredibly simple air fryer recipe. Potato chip chicken in the air fryer can be used with any of your favorite chips!

Tasty and Easy Air Fryer Potato Chip Chicken

Wondering what to do with those leftover chips that no one is eating? Make this delicious potato chip chicken in the air fryer! It is one of the best chicken coatings I've ever had! This chicken is so flavorful and crunchy, especially for only 5-ingredients.
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Parmesan Crusted Salmon Salmon

We love big parmesan and salmon lovers in our home. Of course, this parmesan crusted salmon was not only a hit on our home, but it was also so simple to make that I was naturally a huge fan!

Air Fryer Parmesan Crusted Salmon

air fryer parmesan crusted salmon
Easy recipe for Air Fryer cooking for busy days. This easy recipe for Air Fryer salmon is ready in just 13 minutes. Enjoy the taste of oven-baked salmon, with the convenience of Air Fryer cooking.
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Steak Bites

If you are looking for a filling, easy, simple, and incredibly delicious meal, then you need to try this wonderful mushroom and steak bite recipe in the air fryer. This recipe is wonderful and foolproof.

Air Fryer Juicy Steak and Mushrooms Bites

You can now enjoy steak during the week with this stress-free and simple air fryer recipe. These steak and mushroom bites can be prepped and ready in under 30-minutes. You will be blown away by its tasty flavors and simplicity.
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Zucchini Boats

Need a healthier option? Try this spaghetti substitute also known as zucchini boats. Air fryer zucchini boats are an excellent option if you need a fun, fast and simple dinner idea that everyone will love.

Air Fryer Zucchini Boats

A quick and easy, low carb dinner in the air fryer! These air fryer zucchini boats are simple to make and are bursting with all the right, fresh summer flavors. With only 5-ingredients, this recipe will be just what your family needs this summer!
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Final Thoughts

Air fryer cooking is easy and simple, especially if you only have 5 or so ingredients to work with! Feel free to get creative with each of these recipes so they meet your very own tastes and flavors. Share with us in the comments below which recipe is your most favorite!

Pair these meals with these tasty sides

Everything you need to know about your air fryer

the top 5 ingredient recipes in the air fryer

Ingredients: Chicken, Ground Beef, Salmon
Meal Type: Recipe Roundup, Fall, Spring, Summer, Winter
Categories: Healthy, Meat and Poultry, Air Fryer

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