Fried Bologna is a flavorful Southern cuisine staple! It’s easy to air fry bologna to make a light dinner or simple lunch.

plate with fried bologna

Fried Bologna

Air Fryer Fried Bologna is a great and easy recipe! I made this and served it to my family in the form of an air fryer fried bologna sandwich—it was delicious!

If you are from the South or just love to eat Southern food, this fried bologna recipe is one to hang on to. You can cook it in minutes, and it tastes great every time. Eat it alone or with all your favorite toppings to make the ultimate fried bologna sandwich.

So, this will make a speedy but tasty meal anytime you crave one or don’t know what to make for dinner!

This Air Fried Bologna Recipe is earth-shattering! Okay, maybe that is an exaggeration, but it’s really good!

If you are looking for more Air Fryer Sandwich Recipes, some of my favorites are AIR FRYER COPYCAT MCDONALD’S FILET-O-FISH, FROZEN CHICKEN PATTIES IN THE AIR FRYER, AIR FRYER HARDEE’S BIG HOT HAM ‘N’ CHEESE, and AIR FRYER TURKEY CLUB SANDWICH.

Why You’ll Love To Fry Bologna

  • You only need bologna, bread, and toppings.
  • Great for lunch, dinner, or a snack.
  • Can be customized.
  • Kids love them.
  • Adults love them.
  • Only 10 minutes!

Fried Bologna Sandwich

I used simple deli-sliced bologna for this fried balogna recipe, but you can also use thick-sliced bologna; depending on where you live, you might find it in the meat department or the deli department.

The time will not change depending on how thick you purchase it. The temperature will remain the same.

Ingredients Needed To Air Fry Bologna

slices of bolagna
  • Bologna

How To Make Air Fryer Fried Bologna

thin sliced bologna

Step 1: Add bologna to basket

Start by adding the bologna to the air fryer basket or tray.

Step 2: Air Fry Bologna

Place the basket or tray into the air fryer, and set the temperature to 350 degrees F for 4-6 minutes or until it reaches your preferred doneness.

TIPS:

This recipe will work in any air fryer basket or oven model, and it will also work in the Ninja Foodi, Instant Pot Vortex, or Instant Pot Crisp Lid.

Due to the weight of the oil in the bologna, mine did not fly around, but if you find that your flies around, put a trivet or metal rack on the bologna.

Air Fryer Bologna

How To Make An Air Fried Bologna Sandwich

The most common way to serve these up is a sandwich. So if you want to make one, here are the way to convert your Air Fryer Fried Bologna into a sandwich.

You will need to add:

  • Fried Bologna (from above)
  • White Bread
  • Mustard
  • Other Condiments (Popular ones are: mayonnaise, sliced tomatoes, sliced cheese, pickles, and lettuce)
fried bologna sandwich

HOW TO MAKE A FRIED BOLONEY SANDWICH:

Once you fry up your bologna, add a couple of pieces of bologna to the white sandwich bread, add some mustard, and your other condiments.

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I get fried bologna to lay flat?

Before you fry bolgona in the air fryer, cut 3 slits along the outer edge. This will allow it to lay flat as it fries.

What do you serve with this fried bologna recipe?

  • Potato Salad
  • Chips
  • Fries
  • Salad
  • Tater Tots
  • Onion Rings

Some Other Great Air Fryer Sandwich Recipes:

fried bologna sandwich

Air Fryer Fried Bologna

5 from 1 vote
Author: ForkToSpoon.com
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
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Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 2 Servings

Description

Fried Bologna is a flavorful Southern cuisine staple! It’s easy to air fry bologna to make a light dinner or simple lunch.

Ingredients 

  • 1 pound bologna

Instructions

  • Start by adding the bologna to the air fryer basket or tray. I used deli cut; if your market has thicker slices, that would be even better.
  • Place the basket or tray into the air fryer, and set the temperature to 350 degrees F for 4-6 minutes.
  • Plate, serve, and enjoy!

Equipment

  • Air Fryer

Notes

 
 

Nutrition

Serving: 1ServingCalories: 699kcalCarbohydrates: 12gProtein: 34gFat: 56gSaturated Fat: 21gPolyunsaturated Fat: 3gMonounsaturated Fat: 24gCholesterol: 136mgSodium: 2177mgPotassium: 714mgSugar: 10gVitamin A: 191IUVitamin C: 2mgCalcium: 193mgIron: 3mg

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