These air fryer smoked sausages make a great appetizer or snack for your next party or get together! They take less than 10 minutes and we dip them in BBQ sauce and spicy brown mustard. Everyone loves them!
We’ve all probably had Lil Smokies coated in BBQ sauce from the crockpot at a party before, right? Well, we’re mixing things up and make smoked sausage in the air fryer and turning it into an easy little snack/appetizer!
We’re not new to smoked sausage in the air fryer around here. We often make smoked sausage with vegetables and eat it all week for lunch. It reheats well, tastes great, and is relatively healthy and so easy!
But air fryer smoked sausage works great as an appetizer too! You get between 15 and 20 bite sized chunks of slightly crispy, smoked sausage with one 14-ounce package.
This is perfect for dipping in some spicy brown mustard or BBQ sauce! Serve it up with dips and toothpicks and enjoy!
Smoked Sausage – We use one 14-ounce package for this recipe. If you need more than that, you will likely have to cook in batches.
How to Make Smoked Sausage In an Air Fryer:
- Slice your sausage into 1-inch thick slices and add to your air fryer basket.
- Air fry for 8 minutes at 400 degrees F. Flip them or shake your basket halfway through cooking for the best results.
- Serve hot or at room temperature with BBQ sauce and spicy mustard for dipping.
Smoked sausage is normally sold either pre-cooked or cured, so all you’ll need to do is warm it up before eating.
It is most commonly pork, but you can certainly get beef smoked sausage. It is usually seasoned, often with garlic and other ingredients, and wood smoked before packaging.
This air fryer smoked sausage recipe will work well with any variety of pre-cooked or cured smoked sausage. Andouille sausage, keilbasa, beef sausage, and pork sausage all work well.
You can serve your dips on the side, or you can drizzle the sauces over your sausages.
If on the side, you should serve with a toothpick in each sausage.
If you drizzle the sauces, you can serve in a dish and let people scoop them onto their plate.
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Air Fryer Smoked Sausage
- 14 ounces smoked sausage
- Preheat the air fryer to 400 degrees.
- Slice the sausage into 1 inch thick slices and place in the air fryer basket.
- Air fry for 8 minutes, shaking the basket halfway through cooking.
- Serve hot.
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