air fryer lobster tail

Air Fryer Lobster Tail

air fryer lobster tail
Air Fryer Lobster Tail

This air fryer lobster tail recipe is by far the easiest, quickest, and best tasting you will find. When you think of the word gourmet, lobster is definitely one of the first things that comes to mind.

Lobster is a deliciously decadent meal usually reserved for special occasions and the top of the price list on a swanky restaurant menu. If you’ve never cooked it at home, it can be a little intimidating! However, preparing lobster at home is most likely going to be cheaper than it would be served at your favorite seafood place, and it really is a lot simpler than it looks. Start to finish, you can have fresh lobster tails on your dinner table in less than twenty minutes.

Lobster tails are arguably the best part of the crustacean, and also where you’ll find the richest meat. You may have wandered through the seafood section of your local grocery store and seen whole lobsters still swimming away in their tanks. Talk about intimidating! Buying just the tails means you can keep those live snappers away from your fingers, simplify the process and focus on the most delectable part of the lobster. 

Choosing your tails

Usually, you can buy lobster tails at the seafood counter of your local grocery, but it is also frequently sold frozen. As with most food, fresh is best, but if you’re shopping frozen, look for lobster that is labeled as cold-water raised. The greatest majority of America’s lobsters come from Maine or the Atlantic provinces of Canada. Lobster raised in cold water tends to have a fresher, meatier taste, whereas lobster caught in warm water closer to the equator sometimes has an ammonia smell and flavor.

air fryer lobster tail
Air Fryer Lobster Tail Ingredient List & Cost

It goes without saying that the larger the tail, the more meat it provides – but it also means a slightly longer cook time. There is some speculation that smaller lobster tails provide a more tender finished product, but I have found that the toughness of the meat has more to do with overcooking than the size of the tail.

Cooking the lobster

There are a multitude of ways to cook lobster, but the allure of an air fryer is often the time savings. For this dinner, I thinly sliced a fresh lemon and laid the slices side-by-side in two rows on the bottom of the Pyrex oven safe dish. I then added butter and freshly minced garlic. I laid one tail on each row of lemons and sliced open the top of shells with kitchen scissors.

air fryer lobster tail
Air Fryer Lobster Tail Prep

Once cooked, the lobster shell turns a bright, appetizing shade of orangey-red. The meat should be an opaque white color, but to be sure it’s fully cooked, the meat thermometer should read about 135 degrees.

Lobster tails are most frequently served butterflied, which makes for a fancy-looking plate. Let the tails cool just long enough that you can butterfly the meat. Gently pry back the shell, lift out the meat and then tuck the shell back underneath. The meat revealed, brush it again with melted butter, sprinkle with paprika, top with chives, and now you’re ready to plate it!

air fryer lobster tail
Air Fryer Lobster Tail Presentation

Serve your air fryer lobster tails with some steamed green vegetables, wild rice, homemade biscuits, or better yet…a big juicy steak for a meal that will look like you slaved for hours in the kitchen!

air fryer lobster tail

Air Fryer Lobster Tail

John
Lobster tail in the air fryer
5 from 5 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 13 mins
Total Time 18 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Canadian, French, Italian
Servings 2
Calories 300 kcal

Equipment

  • Air Fryer, or Oven (50 degrees warmer)
  • 8.1" Square Two Quart Oven Safe Pyrex

Ingredients
  

  • 2 whole Lobster Tails
  • 1 whole Lemon
  • 3 cloves Minced Garlic
  • 1 pinch Paprika optional, this is for presentation only
  • 1 Clove Or Green Onion optional, this is for presentation only
  • 3 tbsp Butter

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the air fryer to 400 degrees.
  • While the air fryer is preheating, slice six thin pieces in the middle of the lemon, and place on your Pyrex oven safe dish. Add half a tablespoon of butter on top of each lemon slice, and then top with half a clove of garlic. Lay each lobster tail on a row of three lemons.
  • Add the lobster to the air fryer and cook for 13 minutes.
  • Remove, and allow to cool. Top with leftover lemon garlic butter, and sprinkle paprika and chives for garnish.

Nutrition

Calories: 300kcal
Keyword Air, Air Fried, Air Fryer, Air Fryer Lobster Tail, Lobster, Lobster Tail, Seafood
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black and bleu salad

Black And Bleu Salad

black and bleu salad

Often, gourmet recipes include a long list of ingredients and tons of prep time to create a beautiful, tantalizing dish. But with your air fryer and about 20 minutes of work, this black and bleu steak salad is as quick and easy as it is filled with flavor.

This is a great salad recipe for anyone looking for a dish that is keto, gluten free, and packed with protein and veggies. At just $10 per serving, it’s an affordable steak dinner for one or two! Make this your own by adding your favorite vegetables or swapping the dressing for one you already have in the fridge. 

black and bleu salad
Ingredient List & Cost (please note, the steak was buy one get one free)

The air fryer is a great option for cooking steak, because the outside gets a good char while the inside does not overcook. You also don’t have to go outside to grill during hot, cold, or inclement weather. Season your meat with salt and pepper straight from the fridge while your air fryer pre-heats to save time. Another secret to this black and bleu salad is lining your drip pan with foil to make clean up a cinch.

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Steak and bleu cheese make for bold, complementary flavors that are balanced in this meal with a crisp salad. The way the bleu cheese crumbles soften slightly atop the fresh steak is a melt-in-your-mouth experience. You’ll forget about going out to Zaxby’s, O’Charlie’s, Newks, or Panera once you make this black and bleu salad recipe at home.

black and bleu salad
Warm Steak & Smoked Bleu Cheese

Once your steak begins cooking, you can prep the salad while you wait. I chopped half a red onion and split cherry tomatoes into equal portions. For a tasty crunch, I added walnuts into the mix, but if you have sunflower seeds, they also make for a nice flavor and crunch. Add baby romaine and lightly toss with red wine vinaigrette for a fresh, colorful salad recipe.

black and bleu salad
Sliced Steak

The great part about this black and bleu salad recipe is how quick you can have a restaurant-quality steak on your plate. After pre-heating for five minutes, I cooked my steak for just nine minutes to get that perfect crust and warm pink center. When your steak finishes cooking, let it rest for a few minutes before slicing it to top your salad. You can toss bleu cheese crumbles into the mix, but be sure to add some on top of your warm steak to get that delicious melt.

black and bleu salad

Black And Bleu Salad

Steak and bleu cheese salad
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 6 mins
Cook Time 9 mins
Resting Time 5 mins
Course Main Course, Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 2
Calories 270 kcal

Equipment

  • Air Fryer or Oven (please adjust oven temp up 50 degrees for the same results)

Ingredients
  

  • 1 New York Strip Steak
  • 4 tbsp Red Wine Vinaigrette
  • 1 half Red Onion
  • 5 oz Baby Romaine one store bought container
  • 2 oz Smoked Bleu Cheese approximately half a 5oz package (regular bleu cheese can also be used)
  • 5 oz Grape Tomatoes approximately half a 10oz package
  • 1 handful walnuts I already had walnuts, but sunflower seeds can also be used

Instructions
 

  • Preheat your air fryer to 400 degrees. While you are waiting, season the steak with salt and pepper.
  • Air fry the steak for 9 minutes.
  • Dice one half of a red onion, and slice grape tomatoes in half. Add to a large salad bowl with a handful of walnuts or sunflower seeds and half a package of bleu cheese crumbles.
  • Add baby romaine to the bowl, coat with red wine vinaigrette, and toss to combine.
  • Let the steak rest for five minutes before thinly slicing.
  • Top the salad with the slices of steak and additional bleu cheese crumbles.

Notes

I purchased croutons, but forgot to add them. 

Nutrition

Calories: 270kcal
Keyword Air, Air Fried, Air Fryer, Bleu Cheese, Blue Cheese, Cheese, Fried, Fryer, Salad, Steak
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Air Fryer Bone In Pork Chops

air fryer bone in pork chops

If you like comfort food or are simply in the mood for something that has some southern home cooked country flavor, these air fryer bone in pork chops will blow your mind.  With only four ingredients (and you probably already have one of them), it not only makes prepping dinner a breeze, but you can also be in and out of the grocery store in minutes.  Coming in at $8.25 a serving, this healthy and fresh meal is not hard on the wallet either.

air fryer bone in pork chops
Ingredient List & Cost.

Gourmet food does not have to be overly complicated. In fact, these air fryer bone in pork chops are further simplified by cooking both the entrée and side dish in the same pan. I chose fingerling potatoes as a savory flavor pairing with the pork. Fingerling potatoes have a thin skin that crisps nicely in the air fryer when rubbed with oil and seasoned with salt and pepper. They have a creamy, buttery texture and, because of their small size, they cook quickly in the air fryer. Their daintiness next to the powerhouse bone in pork also makes for a pretty plate.  This quick, tasty, and affordable recipe will leave you salivating over the tender and juicy bone in pork chop that makes it to your dinner table.

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These brown sugar hickory air fryer bone in pork chops do have a slightly longer cook time due to the potatoes and thick cut of the meat but is a vastly hands-off dish with very little preparation.  You can relax, sit back, and enjoy the savory smells coming out of your kitchen while the air fryer does all the heavy lifting.  Another bonus of this recipe is because this is a one pan meal (two if you make the salad), clean-up is a snap.

air fryer bone in pork chops
Cooking Air Fryer Bone In Pork Chops (One Pan Meal).

From start to finish, you can have this meal on the table in less than an hour. And if you choose to serve a guest, it is sure to wow.  If you have parsley (dried or fresh), or in my case green onion, be sure to top the air fryer bone in pork chops for an impressive pop of color.  To round out the meal, add a small salad, like this southwest chopped mix that I got at Kroger for just three bucks. This recipe rang up at a total of $16.49 with enough ingredients for two servings but could easily be cheaper if you already have barbeque sauce or do not want to include a salad.

Air Fryer Bone In Pork Chops

John
Southern Hickory Brown Sugar Pork Chops
0 from 0 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Course Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 1
Calories 410 kcal

Equipment

  • Air Fryer
  • Oven Safe Pyrex Dish
  • Cooking Brush

Ingredients
  

  • 1/2 lb Fingerling Potatoes
  • 1 Thick Cut Pork Chop
  • 4 tbsp BBQ Sauce

Instructions
 

  • Pre-heat your air fryer to 390 degrees. While it heats up, spray your cooking dish with oil or nonstick cooking spray. Coat your potatoes in oil, and season with salt and pepper.
  • Cook the potatoes for 15 minutes. While they cook, coat your pork chop in BBQ sauce.
  • Move potatoes to the side of your dish, and add the pork chop. Cook for an additional 15 minutes.
  • Flip your pork chop, and add more BBQ sauce to cover the top and sides. Cook for an additional 10 minutes.
  • Using your brush, get the liquid in the bottom of your pan and coat the pork chop. This will add to the taste and caramelization. Cook for two more minutes.

Nutrition

Calories: 410kcal
Keyword Air, Air Fried, Air Fryer, Air Fryer Bone In Pork Chops, Air Fryer Pork Chop, Bone In, Brown Sugar, Country, Fingerling, Fingerling Potato, Hickory, Pork, Pork Chop, Pork Tenderloin, Potato, Southern
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Tater Tot Scampi / Garlic Butter Tachos

Tater tots are a great standby. They’re comforting, easy, and yummy. They’re very customizable, and one thing I absolutely love to do is take a guilty pleasure, in this case our humble tot, and elevate it with a surprise element. In the spirit of this blog, it needed to be interesting, easy, and fast. Bear with me here, as this may be the pinnacle of craziness, but one of the quickest meals you can make that actually feels fancy is shrimp scampi. 

Shrimp scampi is an Americanized dish that makes the most of shrimp, lemon, garlic, and white wine, which is saying a lot as those ingredients are some of the best things in this world. (Fun fact: “scampi” is actually a kind of shrimp, so this dish essentially translates to “shrimp shrimp.”) It is traditionally served over linguine, and it is always very impressive considering that it takes almost no time to make.

While your tots are crisping up in the air fryer, melt the butter in a saucepan, add a goodly portion garlic, and let it soften & make your house smell lovely. Sacrifice a little bit of white wine from the bottle you just opened to deglaze the pan. Let the alcohol cook off, then add the shrimp (buy the kind that is already cleaned without shells or tails – nobody has time for all that.) Cook them for a few minutes, just until done. Finish off with a good squeeze of lemon juice, fresh parsley, salt, and a pinch of red pepper flakes to make things interesting. At this point, you should have perfectly pink shrimp bathed in a sauce that can coat the back of a spoon, and it took only the time that your tots took to air fry.

Or, if you’re like I am most days and even that is too much effort, a frozen pack of shrimp scampi can be purchased at your grocery store. It’s a cheat, but it’s even easier and fairly cheap.

Either method you choose, you’re going to love the juxtaposition of fancy white wine garlic shrimp on top of perfectly crispy tater tots. This unique dinner is best suited with the rest of the white wine and some Netflix bingeing. The garlic butter makes for an incredible dipping sauce that’s part guilty pleasure, part fancy, and all the way delicious. 

Tater Tot Scampi

John
Tater tot scampi. or garlic butter tatchos
0 from 0 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Appetizer, Main Course, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 2

Equipment

  • Air fryer, or oven and saute pan.

Ingredients
  

  • 1/2 bag Tater tots, or tater rounds/crowns I prefer tater rounds
  • 2 tbsp Butter
  • 2 tbsp Olive oil
  • 4 cloves Garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup White wine I use Chardonnay
  • 1 pinch Red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 lb Shrimp
  • 1 tbsp Lemon juice

Instructions
 

  • Preheat air fryer, or oven to 400 degrees.
  • Use cooking spray on both trays, and add half a bag of tater tots.
  • Cook for 10 – 15 minutes (I went 15 minutes, but prefer extra crispy tots), flipping every 5 minutes.
  • In a saute pan add butter and olive oil over medium heat until melted. Add garlic and cook for an additional minute. Add wine and red pepper flakes and allow to cook for another two minutes.
  • Add shrimp and cook for 3 – 4 minutes, or until they turn pink. Add the lemon juice, remove from heat, and season with salt and pepper.
  • Top tater tots with shrimp, and add any remaining to sauce to a bowl for dipping.
Keyword Air Fried, Air Fryer, Garlic Butter Totchos, Tater Tot, Tater Tot Scampi
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Tater Tot Poutine

Poutine is a Canadian export that recently entered my consciousness. It’s traditionally fries, brown gravy, and cheese curds. There are a million different twists – I’ve even had Thanksgiving poutine at a great local restaurant. Even though most of these are great ideas, the original formula still can’t be beat… except french fries can be a little more effort than one person wants to put in for a single serving on a weeknight. So, here we have a convenient and delicious version that comes together super fast and is easy on the wallet.

While the tots are cooking, you have just enough time to bring together the gravy. We’ll rely on the old 70-cent package we’ve all had at our grandma’s house at some point. This is not a time to be a gravy snob. It’s delicious, and will compliment the cheese curds perfectly. The cheese curds, by the way, can be found in a small package in your grocery store’s specialty cheese section. They’re inexpensive and come in a variety of flavors. For this version, I went with the classic natural, but if you want to mix it up, the Cajun version would be a flavorful touch.

In less than 30 minutes, you’ll have a plate of crispy potato goodness topped with creamy cheddar and blanketed in flavorful brown gravy. It’s quick, it’s easy, and it’s a perfect way to treat yourself. No restaurant or air fryer required. I present to you…Canadian Totchos, or Kentucky Poutine as I like to call it.

Tater Tot Poutine

John
Air fryer tater tot poutine
0 from 0 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Appetizer, Main Course, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine American, Canadian
Servings 2

Equipment

  • Air fryer or oven
  • Stock pot

Ingredients
  

  • 1/2 bag Tater tots, or tater rounds/crowns I prefer tater rounds
  • 1 package Brown gravy
  • 5 oz Cheddar cheese curds

Instructions
 

  • Preheat your air fryer, or oven to 400 degrees.
  • Use cooking spray on both trays, and add half a bag of tater tots.
  • Cook for 10 – 15 minutes (I went 15 minutes, but prefer extra crispy tots), flipping every 5 minutes. Prepare brown gravy in stock pot according to package instructions.
  • Combine tater tots, cheese curds, and then cover with brown gravy. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
Keyword Air Fried, Air Fryer, Poutine, Tater Tot, Tater Tot Poutine
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Air Fryer Ramen Casserole

The third and last recipe in this casserole series is worthy of being called the grand finale. Some may call it crazy. Some may call it obscene, or even uncalled-for. But nobody can call it anything less than delicious.

Nowadays, there is a trend of coming up with the newest and best ways to customize basic ramen noodles: egg, pork belly, and so on. These additions make a full meal out of a simple bowl of noodles. The variations run together now, the market flooded with the same ideas. That’s why I think this chicken ramen casserole is the ultimate ramen customization. It combines the comfort of a casserole with the convenience of packet noodles, and provides the novelty of having something brand new to boot.

When this concoction comes out of the air fryer, the bacon and cheese greets you first: golden brown and bubbling, hinting at major awesome under the surface. When you dig in, it’s reminiscent of macaroni and cheese or alfredo as far as the creamy noodle goodness. Then the savory kick that the ramen seasoning combined with cream of bacon soup flavors the chicken and noodles even more than either could alone. Factoring in the topping with its generous layer of cheese and crispy bacon bits, you wind up with a dish that knocks it out of the park.

Ramen Casserole

John
Air Fryer Ramen Casserole
0 from 0 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Course Appetizer, Main Course, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine American, Japanese
Servings 2

Equipment

  • Air fryer or oven
  • Saute pan
  • Stock pot
  • Large Bowl

Ingredients
  

  • 1 chicken instant ramen noodles package
  • 1 1/2 cups rotisserie chicken, shredded
  • 10.5 oz cream of bacon condensed soup
  • 1/3 cup whole milk
  • 8 oz sliced mushrooms
  • 1 tbsp garlic, minced
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 tbsp butter
  • 2 slices American cheese
  • 2 slices bacon

Instructions
 

  • Preheat air fryer or oven to 400 degrees.
  • Saute the mushrooms, adding garlic in the last minute of cooking.
  • Cook ramen noodles according to package instructions, reserving the favoring package. Crack an egg into a bowl, drain noodles, and cover egg with hot noodles for a minute or two. Add half a tablespoon of butter on top of the noodles, and mix with the egg.
  • Spray a oven safe glass Pyrex glass dish with olive oil or cooking spray, and add the chicken as the bottom layer.
  • Mix milk, cream of bacon soup, and ramen flavoring package together in a bowl. Pour on top of the chicken in your casserole dish.
  • Next add the mushrooms and garlic, and then top with the noodles.
  • Cut two slices of bacon into small strips. Add two slices of American cheese to the top of your casserole, covering evenly. Top with sliced bacon.
  • Cook for 10 minutes, or until bacon is cooked and cheese has browned.
Keyword Air Fried, Air Fryer, Instant Ramen Casserole
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Pyrex Simply Store 6-Cup Rectangular Glass Food Storage

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Air Fryer Chicken And Stuffing Casserole

The next casserole in our series exemplifies fall in terms of flavor and texture. It’s my twist on a classic chicken and stuffing bake. There are countless versions out there, but the quintessential ones involve a formula of chicken + cream of chicken soup + stuffing. It’s ultimate comfort food because it’s reminiscent of Thanksgiving without spending a ton of time and money. With this recipe developed to serve one or two, that level of comfort food is more accessible than ever.

As with the other recipes this week, the chicken of choice is rotisserie chicken, which will stay flavorful and tender when baked relatively quickly in the air fryer. The stuffing of choice is Stove Top: when it comes to stuffing, why mess with a classic? As with the Chicken Divan, the twist is cream of bacon soup. It seems impossible to improve much on the formula we’re all familiar with, but the bacon elevates the entire dish with smoky, salty, umami-loaded deliciousness without overwhelming the traditional flavors. 

Air Fryer Chicken And Stuffing Casserole

John
Chicken and stuffing casserole, but in the air fryer
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Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 2

Equipment

  • Air fryer or oven
  • 8.1 x 8.1 Pyrex oven safe baking dish.
  • Microwave safe mixing bowl.

Ingredients
  

  • 1 1/2 cups rotisserie chicken, shredded
  • 10.5 oz cream of bacon condensed soup
  • 1/3 cup whole milk
  • 1 box stove top stuffing, cooked to package instructions

Instructions
 

  • Preheat your air fryer, or oven to 350 degrees.
  • Lightly grease the oven safe Pyrex baking dish with olive oil or cooking spray, and add the chicken as the bottom layer.
  • In a bowl, mix the cream of bacon soup with the milk. Pour over chicken.
  • Cook stuffing (I used the microwave to save time), and add as the top layer of your casserole.
  • Air fry or bake casserole for 30 minutes, turning halfway through. Watch the top, and make sure not to over cook or burn while still leaving it crispy.
Keyword Air Fried, Air Fryer, Chicken And Stuffing Casserole
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Some other flavorful variations on this recipe could include using rotisserie turkey breast (if your grocer carries these, they will be in the same heat lamp section as the rotisserie chicken) for even more of a Thanksgiving feel OR experimenting with different flavors of Stove Top. I used chicken for this recipe, and as always, I recommend using the original recipe for the first go. However, this wonder product comes in a wide variety of flavors that could be great in this, including traditional sage, cornbread, savory herbs, or even lower sodium chicken if you prefer a little less salt.

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Pyrex Basics 8.1″ Square (2 quart)

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Air Fryer Chicken Divan

It’s officially Fall! Fall brings many wonderful things – cozy sweaters, pumpkins, football, leaves crunching underfoot. But one of the very best things about cooler weather is comfort food. And by comfort food, I mean casseroles. This is typically a category of food reserved for families, something you can throw together for a big crowd. I’m going to show you how to translate this into an easy, quick, and inexpensive meal for one or two. To maximize the affordability, we will be showcasing one protein in all three recipes. To maximize the yum, we will be including an unexpected twist on a classic casserole ingredient.

For the protein, we’re going with a dependable standby. Rotisserie chicken from your favorite grocery store is one of the most versatile prepared foods out there. It’s great for chicken salad, soup, to serve as-is with a few easy sides, the list goes on. And don’t forget to save the remaining bits and bones for a nice stock. This recipe is also a wonderful way to use up any leftovers as well.

Now for the wild card. The majority of the time, casseroles will call for good old condensed cream of *insert flavor here* soup. The standbys are cream of chicken, cream of mushroom, and cream of celery. Other than adding creaminess, within these magical cans is the key to full flavor. And what’s the fullest flavor out there? Yep. Bacon. I didn’t even know that cream of bacon soup existed until I came across it the other day. Let me tell you, it was fate. It adds a boost that takes your average casserole to another level.

The first casserole of the week is a retro classic: Chicken Divan. In the beginning, this was as a chicken dish that incorporated Mornay sauce and broccoli. It was considered to be an upper scale entrée, but when canned cream soups became a popular and convenient substitute, Chicken Divan became much more accessible to the everyday cook. It’s evolved into an essential recipe upon which many other casseroles have been based. It’s very customizable, from the vegetables to the seasoning and topping. For my version, I chose to use asparagus. As for the flavor, cream of bacon takes center stage, adding a smoky element that compliments the chicken beautifully. For the topping, panko breadcrumbs provide a great crispy texture to contrast the silkiness of the sauce. 

If you prefer broccoli or another topping (crushed cheese crackers would be lovely), feel free to play around with substitutes. However, I do think this is a magical combination and can’t be beat.

Air Fryer Chicken Divan

John
Chicken Divan in the air fryer
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Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 2

Equipment

  • Air fryer or oven
  • 8.1 x 8.1 Pyrex oven safe glass dish

Ingredients
  

  • 1.5 cups rotisserie chicken meat, sheadded
  • 10.5 oz cream of bacon condensed soup
  • 1/3 cup whole milk
  • 10 stalks asparagus
  • 1/2 cup cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1/2 cup panko
  • 2 tbps butter, melted
  • olive oil or cooking spray

Instructions
 

  • Preheat your air fryer, or oven to 400 degrees.
  • Chop asparagus into one to two inch pieces.
  • Spray your baking dish with olive oil or cooking spray, and add shredded chicken followed by asparagus pieces.
  • Mix cream of bacon and milk in a small bowl, and pour over top of the asparagus.
  • Melt butter (I use a small cup and the microwave).
  • Add the shredded cheese to your dish, top with panko, then pour melted butter over top.
  • Bake for 10 – 15 minutes, making sure to brown the top, without burning your casserole.
Keyword Air Fried, Air Fryer, Chicken Divan
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Pyrex Basics 8.1″ Square (2 quart)

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