In this post, I tell you how to reheat pizza in air fryer …a method that delivers you pizza that looks like it was made by the boss himself.
Reheat pizza in air fryer? You bet.
There are few delights in life than pizza for breakfast. Now I know I’m a responsible human being…children, husband, home…career.
Still nothing makes me smile more than a reheated pizza in the morning. Why waste it…right?
Contrary to popular opinion, it isn’t dry and crusty…reheat your pizza right and it is a real treat.
The old method of reheating pizza involves either a microwave or an oven. The microwave blitzes it on an industrial scale…it is a terrible idea. The end result is soggy pizza that will burn your mouth.
Using a conventional oven is better than a microwave, but the end result is still not that satisfactory. Ovens tend to dry the pizza out meaning they wont taste as good as they did the night before.
If you want to reheat pizza in air fryer, there is only one real solution that delivers…the humble air fryer.
Yes, that little machine in the corner of your kitchen that you already know creates magic.
Can you reheat pizza in an air fryer?
Yes…of course you can. Quite frankly, it’s wasted food otherwise. There are plenty of people who think that pizza left overnight is ruined…it’s not, you just need to reheat it right.
There is nothing wrong with eating reheated pizza. It is still good to eat. If you are a responsible adult, you will do just that!
The first thing you need to do is make sure that it is good to eat. I know this might be a strange request, but finding a pizza under your table a few days after it was ordered does not make it ‘good’ to eat. It might actually be a hazard!
Reheat pizza air fryer method
This method is the one I use as it gives the best results. It involves my trusted air fryer and obviously leftover pizza.
The first thing you need to do is to assess the pizza. How big are the slices, how thick are the slices…how many can I fit into my air fryer?
These are questions you need to ask as it will determine how long you need to cook them for. You want the pizza to reheat evenly, so you need to cook air fry them flat without them overlapping.
This is very important, the rapid air in an air fryer needs to flow.
You want to heat the pizza slowly to get the best results. Heating it quickly just means you are burning the surface without really heating it through. Patience is important for the best results. Remember…this is definitely worth the wait and it is literally an extra few minutes of waiting.
Continue below for the full method of how to reheat pizza in air fryer.
How to reheat pizza in air fryer
- Preheat air fryer to 320F
- Place pizza slices in basket – Do not overlap them
- Cook for 3 – 4 minutes, check it is cooked through
- If not, continue and check every 30 seconds
Quick tip: It is better to cook slowly so if you notice any burning on the crust, reduce the temperature and increase the cooking time.
Can you reheat frozen pizza in air fryer?
Yes, you can as long as it was cooked properly in the first instance. The timeframe to reheat frozen pizza is small so you should only do so if you are confident that it is still good to eat.
Will my air fryer reheat pizza safely?
Yes, your air fryer is the best way of reheating pizza. It is just as safe as microwaving or your conventional oven.
If I want to reheat pizza in air fryer, do I need to use any oil?
No, you don’t need to add any oil. However, you can spray the crust with cooking oil if you want to add extra crunch to it.
Hopefully, you have the right information now to confidently reheat pizza in air fryer. If you have never done it before, trust me it is great. I have answered your question on how to reheat pizza in air fryer…so over to you!
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That’s an interesting idea to reheat pizza in the air fryer. My roommate just got one of those, and I could see how it might do a good job of reheating pizza. I should ask him if I could give that a try next time I have leftover pizza.
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