How to Cook Fried Egg in Air Fryer?

How to Cook Fried Egg in Air Fryer

An air fryer can make fried eggs much faster and easier than a stovetop. Easy-to-make fried eggs come together in minutes, and require minimal cleanup. A healthy protein addition to any meal, air-fried eggs use a fraction of the oil, saving on fat and calories.

Make my tasty air fryer poached eggs if you love this recipe. They are perfect for an elegant brunch at home. If you are looking for a quick guide to air fryer eggs, I have included information on tools, temperature, and cook time for each method.


  • Eggs: Use your favorite eggs to buy and eat. Having chickens is awesome!
  • Cooking oil: If you do not have a cooking spray, you can use any cooking oil.
  • Salt
  • Pepper

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How to cook fried eggs in the air fryer

  • Start by spraying your air fryer pan with cooking spray, or whatever pan you are using to cook your cake. It is also possible to drizzle a little cooking oil like olive oil, coconut oil, avocado oil, etc. Once it’s cooked, baste the bottom with butter.
Cooking Spray In Air Fryer
  • The egg/s will be less likely to stick to this surface.
  • Alternatively, you could use a ramekin.
  • You should crack the egg into the pan and place it there. Air fryer basket should be placed within the air fryer itself, and then the pan placed within the air fryer.
Crack the Egg into the Mini Pan
  • Make sure the temperature is around 360 to 375 degrees Fahrenheit. You should then cook the mixture for 3 to 5 minutes. It’s usually good for me to get home by 3:45.
  • Take a look at it after 3 minutes. You can see I am pointing at the yolk, which is not quite cooked around the edges. It only needs another 30 to 45 seconds of cooking. Nevertheless, it would still be okay to eat like this.
  • It’s easiest for me to wait until the yolk starts to turn white.
  • When the egg is done, you can use a spatula to get it out, if you used enough oil it should come out easily.
Cook Eggs is Done

An air fryer can cook how many eggs at once?

Using a 6 quart container. It is possible to cook up to 2 large eggs at the same time in an air fryer basket. Before making large batches of eggs, try air frying just one egg to find out the timing and temperature of your air fryer.

Is it possible to fry an egg with foil in an air fryer?

Prepare the air fryer by preheating it. A small cup-shaped foil should be folded so that the bottom of the cup is flat. It is important to make sure the sides of the container are high enough to prevent spills. Prepare the foil by greasing it and adding the egg and cooking it. Foil should not cover the whole bottom of the air fryer, since it will restrict airflow.

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An egg should be air fried for how long?

There is a wide range of cooking times depending on the type of eggs you are making and the model of air fryer you are using. For best results, preheating the air fryer for 5 minutes at 400°F is recommended. Soft-boiled eggs can be air-fried at 280°F for 9-10 minutes; hard-boiled eggs can be air-fried for 12-13 minutes; over-easy eggs can be air-fried for 3 minutes.

How to Cook Fried Eggs in Air Fryer

How to Cook Fried Egg in Air Fryer

Air Fryer Fried Eggs are my new favorite mess-free way to make fried eggs without hovering over the stove. It's so beautiful how they turn out round with a perfect yolk.

Prep Time 1 minute
Cook Time 4 minutes
Total Time 4 minutes


  • Eggs
  • Cooking spray or some kind of cooking oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper


  • Cooking spray or cooking oil can be used as a basting agent on the bottom of your cake pan or ramekin.
  • The egg/s should be cracked and placed in the pan. Your air fryer basket should be filled with the pan.
  • Put the air fryer basket into the air fryer and set the temperature to 360 to 375 degrees Fahrenheit (190 degrees Celsius).
  • Make sure the egg is cooked for three minutes before checking it. You can cook the yolk for another 30 to 45 seconds if you need to cook the edges of the yolk fully. For a runny yolk, follow these instructions. For a firm yolk, you should cook it even longer.
  • The fried egg or eggs can be removed from the pan with a spatula. Add salt and pepper to taste and arrange on a plate. You'll love it!


    A fried egg with a teaspoon of oil and a pinch of salt and pepper has the following nutritional values.

    Nutrition Information:



    Amount Per Serving: Calories: 97Total Fat: 9gSaturated Fat: 2.3gCholesterol: 184mgSodium: 319mgCarbohydrates: 1gProtein: 3g
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