Can You Put Aluminum Foil in the Air Fryer?

Yes, you can use aluminum foil in an air fryer! But there are many things to keep in mind when doing so. Let's talk about some do's and don'ts in the slides ahead.

DO ensure the aluminum foil doesn't contact the heating elements to avoid any fire hazards.


DON'T block the air flow by covering the entire base or walls of the air fryer with foil.


DO check your air fryer's manual to understand the manufacturer’s guidelines on using aluminum foil.


DON'T use aluminum foil by itself. Always place food on top to prevent it from flying around and possibly getting sucked into the heating unit.


DO use aluminum foil to catch drips and crumbs for a mess-free cooking experience.


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