Never Cook These Things In 

air fryer

Despite the ingenuity of the device, you'll want to avoid using an air fryer for some specific foods out there.

Fried food with wet batter

 Inside a dry air fryer, there isn't anything to set the wet batter. Instead, traditional batter will just drip off while the food cooks.

Broccoli

You may be dying to cook broccoli in your air fryer, but air fryers can allow food to get dry. Broccoli without any oil might even turn to dust.

whole chickens

The basket or cooking racks, depending on the model, are smaller in their capacity than an oven — so a roast might not fit.

Most cheese

Melting a classic grilled cheese or making homemade jalapeño poppers in an air fryer can cause issues. 

Hamburgers

Melting a classic grilled cheese or making homemade jalapeño poppers in an air fryer can cause issues. 

Rice

Rice and other grains that need to be submerged in boiling water can't be cooked inside an air fryer.

Raw veggies

An air fryer doesn't have the same crisping superpower over raw produce. If raw vegetables are added to a stir-fry or other dish, then the results are much more consistent.

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