Hotdogs in the Air Fryer are plump and juicy! You can cook hot dogs in the air fryer in minutes and please a hungry crowd.

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Cooking Hot Dogs In The Air Fryer

Everyone loves hot dogs; they are true American food. But, I am often asked, “How Do You Make Hotdogs in the Air Fryer?” Today I wanted to sit down and give you my pointers and tips on air frying hot dogs.

If your family is as obsessed with hotdogs as we are, you’ll appreciate my Instant Pot Hot Dogs, Air Fryer Bacon Wrapped Hot Dogs, and Air Fryer Pretzel Cheese Dogs.

Why You’ll Love To Air Fry Hot Dogs

  • Only 15 minutes
  • Stadium style hotdogs
  • No extra ingredients needed
  • Fast and easy
  • Flavorful and juicy

Why Should I Bother With Air Frying Hot Dogs?

Sure, you can easily microwave hot dogs, boil them, or even grill them in the summer. Why should you bother cooking hot dogs in the air fryer?

Because they are absolutely fabulous. First, you get a great sear on the hot dog, then the meat is absolutely roasted on the inside. It makes for a perfect hot dog.

Ingredients To Air Fry Hot Dogs

1 package of hot dogs — choose your favorite brand!

How To Cook Hot Dogs In Air Fryer

Cook hot dogs in air fryer for 4 minutes at 400 degrees. Add hot dog buns and cook for 2 more minutes. Plate, serve, and enjoy!

Easy Toppings For Hotdogs In The Air Fryer

  • Ketchup
  • Mustard
  • Onions
  • Chili (one of my favorites)
  • Relish
  • Coleslaw
  • Jalapeno Peppers
  • Sauerkraut
  • Mayonnaise

Whatever your favorite topping is, this easy air fryer recipe will get you from start to finish in less than 10 minutes.

These are great for parties, get-togethers, tailgating, etc.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can You Cook Frozen Hotdogs In The Air Fryer?

Yep! Before air frying hot dogs that are frozen, you’ll need a sharp knife to cut slits in the top. This will help to prevent them from bursting as they cook. You’ll need to cook hot dogs in air fryer for 8-10 minutes. Turn halfway through so they cook evenly.

Do I Need To Preheat Air Fryer?

Nope, you can simply start cooking your hot dogs whenever you are ready without preheating.

How Do You Store Leftover Hotdogs?

After you air fry hot dogs, let them cool down. Place them in a sealed container and they will last 3-4 days in the fridge. Reheat in the air fryer for 3-4 minutes or until hot.

Here Are Some Great Sides To Serve With Your Air Fryer Hot Dogs–

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Hotdogs In The Air Fryer

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Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
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Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 6


Hot Dogs in the Air Fryer are plump and juicy! You can cook hot dogs in the air fryer in minutes and please a hungry crowd.


  • 1 package hot dogs


  • Place your hot dogs into the Air Fryer and set the temperature to 400 degrees F (air fryer setting).
  • Set the timer for 4 minutes.
  • After the 4 minutes are up, place your hot dog in the bun and place it back into the air fryer, set it for 2 minutes.
  • Plate, serve, and enjoy!


  • Air Fryer


Calories: 245kcalCarbohydrates: 2gProtein: 9gFat: 23gSaturated Fat: 9gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 11gCholesterol: 42mgSodium: 769mgPotassium: 98mgSugar: 1gCalcium: 8mgIron: 1mg

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