There is no need of oil while making food in an air fryer. You can make healthy food with less or no oil. But in some dishes less oil is used and it will be mixed with the ingredients before putting them in to the air fryer. Do not add oil into the basket. How you can put oil in to the air fryer will depend upon what you are cooking.
You can use 1-2 tablespoons of oil in a few dishes. Oil that can be add into the air fryer are canola, sunflower, peanut, sesame oil, avocado oil, and olive oil. Here are some details that how and where you can add oil while cooking in an air fryer.
Precautions while putting oil in Air fryer:
- Oil cannot be add into the fryer pan
- Mix oil with the ingredients before air frying will add a layer of extra crunch to your food
- You can also coat your food with the light oil spray
- You can brush lightly with oil on the food
Spray 1 tablespoon of oil on the food on all sides. If any part of the food seems dry you can spray extra oil there to get better taste. While making veggies add cut-up vegetables into the basket, add oil and well mixed it. Do not leave oil out that will make food dry.