air frying

[ air-frahy-ing ]

  1. a method of food preparation in which the ingredients are enclosed in a type of small convection oven and cooked, with little or no oil, by the circulation of hot air, which for certain foods results in a crispy surface, as if they had been deep-fried.

Origin of air frying

First recorded in 2010–15 air1 + fry1 + -ing1

Words Nearby air frying Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023