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Air Fryer Egg Salad

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There's more than one way to prepare eggs, so why not try this delicious Air Fryer Egg Salad dish! Perfect for parties or lazy Sunday mornings with easy clean-up afterward.

A classic, American staple, the Egg Salad sandwich has evolved from its humble beginnings as a finger food appetizer to more robust lunch and dinner options that are beyond filling. This Air Fryer Egg Salad is one of them and is a hit with egg lovers!

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  • Eggs
  • Mayonnaise
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Dill
  • Paprika
  • Texas Toast Bread

What we like about Air Fryer Egg Salad

  • The buttery, italian seasoned Texas toast bread gives this sandwich its taste appeal.
  • Best when prepared and allowed to sit overnight prior to serving.
  • Great, lightweight lunch for those on-the-go. Easy to travel with.

How To Make Air Fryer Egg Salad

Place eggs in air fryer basket and cook on 250 for 17 minutes. Remove the eggs and place them in a cold-water bath. Let cool then remove eggshells.

Cut the eggs in half and remove the yolk. In a mixing bowl, add the yolks, mayonnaise, and spices. Mix until smooth. Spread eggs salad mixture onto sandwich bread and serve cut or whole.

How to clean your Air Fryer after cooking eggs

Immediately clean out fryer basket using paper towels, a brush, and warm, soapy water.

Eggs can leave an oily residue on dishes and utensils, so coating your paper towel with distilled white vinegar or grease-cutting solution will make for easier clean-up.

If the air fryer has sat for a significant amount of time, then allow the fryer basket to soak inside the sink filled with warm soapy water and half a cup of distilled vinegar for approximately 30 minutes.

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Can I make this sandwich the night before?

Yes, however, we suggest toasting the bread the same day to prevent sogginess.

Is Air Fryer Egg Salad vegan friendly?

If you have allergies or are looking for a healthier alternative, then you can definitely substitute regular eggs with options like Follow Your Heart Vegan Egg or Orgran Vegan Easy Egg.

Can I toast my bread inside of the air fryer?

Absolutely! Follow the settings on your air fryer and we suggest placing aluminum foil in the bottom of the fryer basket and spraying with non-stick spray as well.

Yield: 3 servings

Air Fryer Egg Salad

Air Fryer Egg Salad

This Air Fryer Egg Salad recipe is suitable for all types of cooks. Even those of you who do not have a knack for cooking will be able to prepare this egg salad without any major problem.

With basic ingredients, which we have at home at any time, we will get an off-road recipe. In addition to being simple, it will take us little time, so it is a staple in the "Tupper" menus, for a picnic and for those days when we want to prepare lunch/dinner in advance.

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 17 minutes
Total Time 37 minutes


  1. Place eggs in air fryer basket and cook on 250 for 17 minutes.
  2. Remove the eggs and place is a cold-water bath. Let cool.
  3. Remove the eggshells and cut the eggs in half. Remove the yolks from the eggs.
  4. In a mixing bowl, add the yolks, mayonnaise and spices. Mix until smooth.
  5. Chop the eggs whites into desired bits and stir into mayonnaise mixture.
  6. Spread eggs salad mixture onto sandwich bread and serve cut or whole.


  • Eggs are the basis of this recipe so choose good quality ones.
  • With the egg salad, we can play with the ingredients that you like the most, giving it a personal touch. I have eaten some that had avocado, celery, potatoes, very minced onion, etc ...

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  • Jessica McCoy

    Jessica McCoy is a seasoned food blogger with 14+ years of experience in the industry. As a self-taught home cook, she enjoys creating and finetuning easy recipes that are fool proof and simple for anyone to make. Her expertise is in all things kitchen: cooking tips, air fryer recipes, Instant Pot and other pressure cooking recipes, and slow cooker recipes. Jessica was the previous owner of AllSheCooks, where she focused on easy every day recipes including budget friendly dinner recipes and desserts.

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