Do you love kielbasa? Air fryers are the perfect way to cook this delicious sausage. Kielbasa is a Polish sausage that is made with pork and beef. It is smoked and then cooked. Air frying gives it a nice crispy crust while keeping the inside moist and juicy. This blog post will show you how to make air fryer kielbasa. Let’s get started!
Cooks looking for a healthier take on kielbasa need look no further than the air fryer. Air frying the sausage gives it a crispy outer coating with minimal fat content. Best of all, this dish is easy to prepare and can be customized to fit any palate. Try serving kielbasa with your favorite sides for a quick and delicious meal.
This is such an easy way to make air-fried Kielbasa. I love the taste of roasted sausage, and it is an easy recipe to make in the air fryer. Air Fryer Kielbasa is a quick and easy meal. And delicious.
What is Kielbasa?
Kielbasa is simply another term for Polish sausage. It is characterized as a long thick sausage.
Traditional kielbasa is made from pork, but in the United States, you have a combination of turkey, pork, or beef, or you can buy one of each. Beef, turkey, and pork kielbasa are also available. It is one of the most iconic foods Americans routinely eat of Polish roots. In the United States, it is usually manufactured in a U-shaped form. You can easily find it in the same aisle near the hot dogs and bacon in any American grocery store.
Kielbasa is different than sausage as it has a different texture. Typically it is seasoned with garlic and pepper, but this would depend on the brand you purchase. Most kielbasa in grocery stores is sold smoked or precooked.
Why You Will Love Making Kielbasa In Air Fryer
When it comes to cooking kielbasa, there are many ways to do it. You can bake it, fry it, or grill it. But have you ever tried making kielbasa in an air fryer?
If not, you’re in for a real treat! Air frying gives the kielbasa a nice and crispy crust while keeping the inside moist and juicy. Plus, it’s much easier and safer than frying it in oil. So if you’re looking for a delicious and easy way to cook kielbasa, give air frying a try!
Ingredients Needed For Air Fryer Kielbasa
The air fryer has quickly become popular due to its ability to cook food with minimal oil. This means that you can still enjoy your favorite fried foods without guilt. Kielbasa is a great food to air fry, and you don’t need anything but your famous kielbasa or polish sausage.
How To Make Air Fryer Kielbasa
You can make kielbasa usage rope in whole or cut it into pieces. The only difference will be the timing.
How To Make Kielbasa Sausage Rope In Whole
Preheat the air fryer, to 350 degrees F, for about 5 minutes, air fryer setting. Then, place your kielbasa in the air fryer basket. Set the time to 8 minutes, then use a pair of tongs or a fork, flip the kielbasa, and air fry for another 4 minutes.
How To Make Kielbasa Slices In the Air Fryer
Cut your kielbasa into 1 to 2-inch pieces. Then preheat the air fryer, to 350 degrees F, for about 5 minutes, air fryer setting. Then, place your sliced kielbasa in the air fryer basket. Set the time to 6 to 8 minutes, shaking the basket frequently during the cooking process.
How To Cook Frozen Kielbas In Air Fryer
Place the frozen kielbasa into the air fryer basket, and set the temperature to 390 degrees F, using the air fryer setting.
Cook for 10 to 12 minutes, flipping halfway during the cooking process.
How Long Do You Cook Kielbasa In An Air Fryer?
The average time to cook kielbasa in the air fryer will be about 8 to 10 minutes. The sliced kielbasa will take a few minutes less than the whole kielbasa.
- Preheating: The best advice is to preheat your air fryer, as it creates a great sear as you place the sausage into the air fryer. Sealing the juices into the kielbasa.
- Resting: After the kielbasa is done with air frying, let it rest. For about 5 to 10 minutes, the juices will cool, and they will not burst out as soon as you cut into the kielbasa.
- Flipping: Depending on what air fryer you are using, it’s best to flip the kielbasa halfway during the cooking process so both sides cook to perfection.
What Are The Best Polish Sausage Brands (Kielabasa Brands)
- Hillshire Farm
- Boar’s Head
- Whole Foods 365
- Dietz & Watson
What Do You Serve with Kielbasa?
I usually serve air fryer pierogies, they are so good, and my kids love them. But other serving suggestions:
- Mashed Potatoes
- Sweet Potatoes
- Roasted Potatoes
Can I Slice My Kielbasa Into Slices?
Of course, it will air fry much faster, but I prefer to keep it in large pieces and serve it like traditional sausage.
What Are Some Dipping Sauces For Keilabsa?
Kielbasa can be served with anything. My favorites are:
- Honey Dijon Mustard
- Horseradish Dip
- Spicy Buffalo Sauce
- Barbecue Dip
- Creamy Mustard Dip
Can I Prepare This In The Oven?
Yes, add the kielbasa to a baking tray and cook for about 20 minutes at 350 degrees F.
How To Store And How To Reheat
Let any leftovers cool to room temperature, then place them in an airtight container. The kielbasa will keep for 2 to 3 days.
You can reheat the kielbasa in the air fryer at 340 degrees F and heat it until warm.
More Air Fryer Recipes:
If you love my recipe for kielbasa in the air fryer, here are more of my favorite dinner recipes.
- AIR FRYER SPINACH AND FETA CHEESE STUFFED CHICKEN BREAST
- AIR FRYER CHICKEN PARMESAN MEATBALLS
- AIR FRYER CHICKEN FRITTERS
- EASY AIR FRYER BUFFALO CHICKEN PULL-APART BREAD
- AIR FRYER COCA COLA WINGS
- AIR FRYER COBB SALAD
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Are you looking for an easy way to make kielbasa? If you have an air fryer, you're in luck! This recipe only requires a few ingredients, and it's simple to follow. So, what are you waiting for? Start cooking!
- 1 package kielbasa any brand
Preheat the air fryer, to 350 degrees F, for about 5 minutes, air fryer setting.
Then, place your kielbasa in the air fryer basket.
Set the time to 8 minutes, then use a pair of tongs or a fork, flip the kielbasa, and air fry for another 4 minutes.
Rest before serving.
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