Sausages are the ideal breakfast side and air fryer sausages are fabulously crispy on the outside, and tender on the inside. Serve them alongside hashbrowns, air fryer hard boiled eggs, airfried mushrooms, and toast.
The Best Air fryer Sausages recipe
Air fryer Sausages are really easy peasy to make. Simply peel the plastic off from the packaging, brush a little oil, and air fry to perfection.
Being a Vegetarian, we are lucky to have so many Meat-free Sausage options available in the supermarket. If you are in the UK, you can buy Naked Glory, Meatless farm, Quorn, Richmond, or Linda McCartney brand for plant-based sausages. These are little ones approved too!
While my hashbrowns, eggs, baked beans are getting ready, these sausages are ready for breakfast too!
Cooking the Sausages in airfryer require no supervision at all and they are ready in minutes. Depending upon what is available, I air fry frozen ones as well as one straight from the refrigerator. One thing I have realized is that frozen ones take 1-2 minutes more comparatively.
While I make Vegan and Vegetarian sausages in my air fryer only, my friends cook all types of sausages -Italian sausages, Pork sausage links, chicken sausages. The process is just the same.
I don’t prefer to make gashes on my sausages as they tend to leak out the juices from within. Also, the packaging instruction for the sausages does not advice creating gashes.
Why I love this recipe?
Preheating time in the air fryer is just about 2 -3 minutes compared to 15 minutes for the oven. You really don’t have to heat up the house to cook sausages.
Ready in just 12-14 minutes! While the remaining breakfast elements are getting ready, sausages are cooked to perfection in the air fryer.
Incredibly crispy on the outside and tender inside – Just how Sausages should be. Air fryer allows you to create the crispiness of deep-frying using a fraction of oil, as the air circulates all around the food.
Air fryer Sausages can be made without oil too. But I like to brush a tiny bit so that it is not dry to enjoy.
Dietary needs – Vegan, Vegetarian, Dairy-free
How to make Sausages in the Air fryer?
The recipe is simply easy and straightforward. Preheat the air fryer at 360F / 190C for 2-3 minutes. Instant Pot Vortex 6 in 1 Air fryer prompts to add the food when the preheating is done. For this recipe, I have used Quorn Brilliant Bangers sausages.
Add the sausages to the air fryer basket. Brush with a little oil. (Optional step )
Air fry for 12- 14 minutes until brown and crispy on the outside.
Every air fryer cooks differently. So keep a watch on the cooking time. Smaller the air fryer, cooking time could be longer.
Also smaller the sausages, cooking time would be shorter.
Serve Sausages along with hash browns, eggs, toast and tomatoes as a part of Vegan / Vegetarian English breakfast.
For Lunch / Dinner along with creamy mashed potatoes and gravy.
Serve on its own with ketchup, vegan burger sauce or any of your favourite dips.
What kind of sausages can I use?
Any kind of sausages can be air fried. I make Vegan / Vegetarian Sausages in the air fryer. You can also make Cocktail Sausages, Chicken Sausages, Italian Sausages or any other type you fancy.
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Super easy Vegan Air fryer Sausages recipe below
- 6 Sausages
- 1 tsp Oil Optional
- Preheat the air fryer at 360F/190C for 2-3 minutes.
- Place the sausages in the air fryer basket and brush with oil.
- Air fry for 12-14 minutes, flipping the sausages at half time.
- Pair the Air fryer sausages along with hashbrowns, sauteed tomatoes,Roast Mushrooms,Baked Beans, Eggs and Toast.