Those of you who like sausages must try this one, these are not ordinary sausages but Italian sausage in air fryer. What’s the difference with ordinary sausages, what is clear is that they don’t use a lot of oil so they are healthier, crunchier and tastier. This sausage is juicy on the inside but crispy on the outside.
Usually made using bell peppers and red onions and sausage rolled into a hoagie roll.
I love making things in the air fryer, and we use the Casori 5.8 quart model and it’s become a cooking appliance we use very often.
Cooking sausages in an air fryer is much easier than using a skillet. If you want to switch to something healthier and easier, then please start with an air fryer.
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Here we will show you how to make Italian sausage in air fryer. If you want to try it, please follow our steps, it’s easy, you will definitely like this Italian sausage.
This is a recipe for Italian sausage in air fryer that we got from Trader Joes. This is a hot Italian sausage, but there are also mild ones. This light sausage is also suitable for you to cook in an air fryer, especially if you are afraid of spicy food.
How to Cook Italian Sausage in Air Fryer
Before we learn how to cook sausages using an air fryer, we will give you some tips that can make it easier for you to cook sausages.
Line the air fryer basket with baking paper, this will make it easier for you to clean the appliance and can also reduce smoke.
Using parchment paper is also a tip for using an air fryer to cook chicken wings. Don’t poke holes in the sausage. We have provided the recipe for you at the end of the article.
Step 1 – Line the air fryer basket with parchment paper
This is so that the paper absorbs oil and this will reduce the release of smoke when frying. Apart from that, the benefit of using baking paper is that it makes cleaning easier.
Step 2 – Preheat the air fryer
Preheat the air fryer at 360 degrees, this is important to preheat the fryer. If you fry it in a frying pan that is ready, it will add crispiness to the outside of the sausage.
Step 3 – Place the sausages in the air fryer
Put the sausages in the air fryer in one layer, and leave a little space in between, don’t make the sausages stick together. Close the air fryer and set your cooking time for 20 minutes.
Step 4 – Saute Peppers and Onions
Here we only fry sausages, but we make it more perfect by adding onions and peppers. Saute the onions and peppers and add to the sausage to add flavor.
The way to prepare it is to sauté the sliced onions and peppers. Saute with a spoonful of olive oil, saute for about 15 minutes over medium heat. Don’t overheat because the fire point of olive oil is not high.
Step 5 – Flip the sausages to finish cooking
After cooking for 15 minutes, open the air fryer and turn the sausages over. Your sausages should be almost done. After flipping each sausage in the air fryer, cook for just 5 more minutes. They will mature within that time.
How Long to Cook Italian Sausage in Air Fryer?
In general, the time needed to cook Italian sausage in an air fryer is 20 minutes. However this depends on the size or thickness of the sausage. Don’t forget to use a temperature thermometer to check the internal temperature of the sausage.
Cooked sausages should have an internal temperature of 165 degrees F. With a temperature thermometer you can easily determine whether the sausage is cooked or not.