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How long to cook Asian Meatballs in Air Fryer

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You may ask me how long to cook Asian Meatballs in Air Fryer. Also, can you make Meatballs in an Air Fryer?

I suggest that you then follow this Air Fried Asian Meatballs With Chili Sweet and Sour Sauce recipe and you will have all your answers as to how long to cook Asian Meatballs in Air Fryer.

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Asian Meatballs in the air fryer with Chili Sweet and sour sauce

How long to cook Asian Meatballs in Air Fryer

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I decided to try out my Asian Meatballs in the Air Fryer. Nice and moist and added potato wedges as well.

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  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Cook Time: 65 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour 35 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Category: Dinner Recipes
  • Cuisine: Asian


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Chili Sweet and Sour Sauce

  • 12 red chili, sliced
  • 1 heaped tsp garlic/ginger paste
  • 1 tsp (sesame) oil (any)
  • 3 tbsp. brown sugar
  • 3 tbsp. vinegar
  • 3 tbsp. sweet chili sauce
  • 1/4 cup tomato sauce
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1 tsp light soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp. cornstarch
  • 1 tbsp. water

Crispy Potato Wedges



  1. Mix all together and use a scoop to form uniform size meatballs and set aside for half an hour.
  2. Preheat Air Fryer.
  3. Air Fry at 180 degrees C for 15 minutes.
  4. No need to flip.

Chili Sweet and Sour Sauce

  1. In a bowl, mix the brown sugar, vinegar, sweet chili sauce, tomato sauce, and
  2. Heat oil, add chili and ginger garlic paste.
  3. Stir till fragrant.
  4. Add the mixture to the bowl and bring to a boil.
  5. Add the soy sauce and the cornstarch slurry (cornstarch and water) and allow to thicken.
  6. Pour over meatballs and garnish with chopped spring onions.


  1. Parboil potatoes until tender.
  2. Preheat the oven to 200 degrees C.
  3. Drain potatoes and allow them to dry.
  4. Drizzle with olive oil.
  5. Mix all spices together in a bowl then sprinkle over potatoes.
  6. Toss to coat well.
  7. Place in an oiled oven tray.
  8. Bake for 25 minutes.


Prepared, tried, and tested by Melanie from The Recipe Hunter:  Tried and Tested Recipes from Home Chefs 


  • Serving Size: 1
  • Calories: 1038
  • Sugar: 22
  • Sodium: 3020
  • Fat: 46
  • Saturated Fat: 14
  • Unsaturated Fat: 24
  • Trans Fat: 0
  • Carbohydrates: 88
  • Fiber: 7
  • Protein: 68
  • Cholesterol: 229

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Is it worth getting an Airfryer?

The Pro’s

Air fryers make it easy to whip up frozen foods, and they can do so in a way that is slightly healthier than deep-frying. The results are much better than oven-frying, and your kitchen stays cool.

The Downside

Air-frying also produces high temperatures at a very rapid rate, thus making it extremely easy to burn food. And charred food may be carcinogenic. In addition, because most devices cook 1 to 3 pounds of food at a time, it can be challenging to air-fry meals for a large family.

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