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Air Fryer Quiche - Easy Recipe

Air Fryer Quiche is a delicious and simple recipe that will be a hit for your meals. Its flaky crust and creamy filling make it an irresistible treat for breakfast, brunch, or any meal of the day. With basic ingredients, you can enjoy a mouthwatering meal in no time.

Air Fryer Quiche

When I cooked quiche in the air fryer for the first time, its delicious taste surprised me. This tasty recipe is full of flavors that will make you its next fan. You can cook it traditional oven, but I will use the air fryer. It is a modern-day kitchen appliance that saves time and provides crispy and juicy results.

Here you will learn everything from start to end that is important to cooking air fryer quiche like a professional chef. So without wasting our time, let's go on this flavorful journey.

What Is Air Fryer Quiche

An air fryer quiche is a variation of the classic quiche that is prepared using an air fryer instead of a conventional oven. Air fryer uses hot air circulation to cook food quickly and evenly, producing a crispy exterior and tender interior.

Quiche was introduced in America in 1950, and with the passage of time, it has gained immense popularity. Air fryer quiche retains all the flavors and textures of its baked ingredients but requires less time and energy to prepare. This dish is light and fluffy and superbly delicious, your whole family will love to eat it.

Why Cook Air Fryer Quiche

  • It saves time, as it takes less time to cook compared to traditional baking.
  • Air frying requires little to no oil, which makes it a healthier alternative.
  • The quiche's crust turns golden brown and flaky, while the filling remains rich and creamy, creating a delightful contrast in every bite. 
  • This dish allows you endless options to experiment with various fillings, making it suitable for vegetarians and non-vegetarians alike.

Ingredients

  • Frozen Pie Crust - 6 inch
  • Heavy Cream - 1 cup
  • Eggs (large) - 4
  • Ham (chopped) - 1 cup
  • Cheddar Cheese (shredded) - 1 cup
  • Green Onions (chopped) - 1/3 cup
  • Salt and Pepper - to taste

Equipment

  • Air Fryer
  • Mixing bowl
  • Whisk
  • Measuring Cups and Spoons
  • Aluminum Foil

How To Make Quiche In The Air Fryer

  • Set the temperature of your air fryer to 350°F and place the frozen pie crust in the air fryer basket and bake for 5 minutes.
  • Now take the eggs and whisk them in a large mixing bowl.

Air Fryer Quiche

  • Then add the heavy cream, chopped ham, shredded cheddar cheese, chopped green onions, salt, and pepper to the bowl and whisk to prepare an even mixture.

Air Fryer Quiche

  • After 5 minutes of baking, remove the pie crust from the air fryer basket and put it on a hot pad.
  • Now pour the egg mixture into the crust, ensuring it covers the entire surface evenly.

Air Fryer Quiche

  • Take aluminum foil and cover the quiche completely. Make sure that the foil is not touching the filling.

Air Fryer Quiche

  • Next, air fry it at 400°F for 25-30 minutes or until the eggs are set.
  • Remove the foil from the quiche and air fry for 5 minutes or until the pie crust and top of the quiche is golden brown.

Air Fryer Quiche

  • Remove the quiche from the air fryer and allow it 5 minutes to cool.
  • Your Air Fryer Quiche is ready to serve.

Pro Tips

  1. For a more flavorful quiche, use your favorite cheese and add other ingredients like cooked bacon, broccoli, or spinach.
  2. If you don't have a frozen pie crust, you can make your own or use a pre-made crust from the store.
  3. Lightly grease the foil with cooking spray to prevent the foil from sticking to the quiche.
  4. The eggs should be set but not dry during air frying.
  5. Give 5 minutes to quiche before serving. This will help the flavors blend, and the quiche will be easier to slice.

Serving Ideas

  • Serve it as a breakfast or brunch dish with a side of fruit, toast, or yogurt.
  • Cut it into small pieces and serve it as a snack or appetizer.
  • Serve it as a light lunch or dinner with a side salad or soup. Try my Spinach Arugula Salad and Southwest Corn Salad.
  • Add a dollop of sour cream or crème fraîche on top of Air Fryer Quiche and serve.
  • Garnish with fresh herbs like chives or parsley, and serve.
  • Serve with your favorite hot sauce to boost the flavor and taste.

Best Filling Variations

  • Bacon and Cheese Quiche: This is a classic quiche recipe that is always a crowd-pleaser. Simply add cooked bacon and cheddar cheese to the egg mixture and follow my cooking instructions.
  • Vegetable Quiche: This is a great vegetarian option. Simply add your favorite cooked vegetables to the egg mixture and cook as directed. Some popular vegetables to add include broccoli, spinach, mushrooms, and onions.
  • Spinach and Feta Quiche: This is a light and flavorful quiche that is perfect for any party or gathering. Just add cooked spinach and feta cheese to the egg mixture and cook according to the instructions.
  • Smoked Salmon Quiche: This is a luxurious quiche for all food lovers. Add smoked salmon, cream cheese, and dill to the egg mixture and cook as directed.
  • Crustless Quiche: This is a healthier version of quiche that is made without a crust. Simply add your favorite fillings to the egg mixture and follow my cooking instructions for crispy results.

How To Store And Reheat Leftovers

  • Place your leftovers in an airtight container or resealable bag and refrigerate them for 3-4 days
  • For reheating, place your leftovers back in the air fryer at 350°F until warm.

Conclusion

Air Fryer Quiche is an easy and quick dish that is full of flavors. It gives you the freedom to play with fillings. Try my filling ideas and enjoy a unique taste each time. In minimal time and with few ingredients, you can enjoy a delectable meal with your family and friends.

Air Fryer Quiche

I have explained everything in detail, so grab your air fryer gather the ingredients, and give Air Fryer Quiche a try.

If you love my recipe, then share your feedback in the comments section.

My Other Favorite Air Fryer Recipes

FAQ's

How To Reheat Quiche In Air Fryer?
For reheating, place your leftovers back in the air fryer at 350°F until warm. Avoid overheating it may lead to hard or dry results.

How Long To Cook Quiche In Air Fryer?
Cooking time depends on the model of the air fryer, so it may vary. Generally, recommended cooking time is 35 minutes.

How Do I Prevent Air Fryer Quiche From Sticking To The Foil?
To prevent your quiche from sticking to the foil, ensure the filling is not touching the filling. You can also use cooking spray or a light coating of oil to avoid sticking.

Can I Freeze Air Fryer Quiche?
Yes, you can freeze the air fryer quiche. Wrap the quiche tightly in plastic wrap and foil, or place it in an airtight container before freezing for up to 2-3 months.

Can I Use A Different Type Of Cheese In My Quiche?
Absolutely! Feel free to experiment with various cheeses like Gouda, goat cheese, or even a blend of your favorites. Each cheese brings its unique flavor profile to the quiche.
Air Fryer Quiche

Air Fryer Quiche

⏱️Cook Time

  • Prep Time: 05 minutes
  • Cook Time: 35 minutes
  • Total Time: 40 minutes

🥘Ingredients

  • Frozen Pie Crust - 6 inch
  • Heavy Cream - 1 cup
  • Eggs (large) - 4
  • Ham (chopped) - 1 cup
  • Cheddar Cheese (shredded) - 1 cup
  • Green Onions (chopped) - 1/3 cup
  • Salt and Pepper - to taste

📝Instructions

  1. Set the temperature of your air fryer to 350°F and place the frozen pie crust in the air fryer basket and bake for 5 minutes.
  2. Now take the eggs and whisk them in a large mixing bowl.
  3. Then add the heavy cream, chopped ham, shredded cheddar cheese, chopped green onions, salt, and pepper to the bowl and whisk to prepare an even mixture.
  4. After 5 minutes of baking, remove the pie crust from the air fryer basket and put it on a hot pad.
  5. Now pour the egg mixture into the crust, ensuring it covers the entire surface evenly.
  6. Take aluminum foil and cover the quiche completely. Make sure that the foil is not touching the filling.
  7. Next, air fry it at 400°F for 25-30 minutes or until the eggs are set.
  8. Remove the foil from the quiche and air fry for 5 minutes or until the pie crust and top of the quiche is golden brown.
  9. Remove the quiche from the air fryer and allow it 5 minutes to cool.
  10. Your Air Fryer Quiche is ready to serve.

📝Recipe Notes

  1. For a more flavorful quiche, use your favorite cheese and add other ingredients like cooked bacon, broccoli, or spinach.
  2. If you don't have a frozen pie crust, you can make your own or use a pre-made crust from the store.
  3. Lightly grease the foil with cooking spray to prevent the foil from sticking to the quiche.
  4. The eggs should be set but not dry during air frying.
  5. Give 5 minutes to quiche before serving. This will help the flavors blend, and the quiche will be easier to slice.

🔍Nutrition

Calories: 855kcallFat: 70gSaturated Fat: 15gCholesterol:120mgCarbohydrates: 90gProtein: 20gSodium: 510mgFiber: 4gSugar: 1gIron: 4mg

These values are approximate and can differ based on the specific recipe and ingredients.

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