Learn how to make a classic breakfast treat in the air fryer with this fun Air Fryer Eggs Benedict Recipe. It’s a wholesome meal that you can make in the morning for yourself and your loved ones.
Eggs benedict is such a classic breakfast treat consisting of English muffins with Canadian bacon and flavorful eggs. It’s the kind of breakfast that makes you feel good and leaves you full until lunchtime.
If it’s a breakfast treat you enjoy, you’ve got to try this easy Air Fryer Eggs Benedict Recipe that you can prepare with ease and cook in 20 minutes or less!
If you don’t have an air fryer yet see my article on The 5 Best Air Fryers.
Why You’re Going to Love the Air Fryer Eggs Benedict Recipe
- It’s such an easy meal to make. When you want a homemade, delicious breakfast from scratch, this is the recipe for you. The air fryer makes it that much easier to prepare this breakfast.
- It’s good for you! Instead of eating processed foods for breakfast, this recipe contains fresh ingredients that are good for your health.
- This recipe is fulfilling. It leaves you feeling satisfied, which can prevent you from snacking between meals or overeating.
Do I need a lot of ingredients for this recipe?
No, not at all. You’ll need three English muffins, 15 slices of Canadian bacon, and six eggs. If you have these ingredients, you have what you need to make the Air Fryer Eggs Benedict Recipe.
Be sure to see my recipe for Homemade English Muffins.
What will I need to have for the Hollandaise sauce?
If you’re going to make the hollandaise sauce, you’ll need four egg yolks, a tablespoon of lemon juice, ½ cup of cream, and ½ teaspoon of salt, pepper, and paprika.
How long will it take to prepare everything and cook the meal?
It takes roughly 15 minutes to prepare the ingredients that you’ll use to make the Air Fryer Eggs Benedict recipe. It will need to cook for 20 minutes.
What temperature do I need to use when cooking the egg in the air fryer?
Be sure to set the temperature to 380 degrees F and heat the eggs in the air fryer for five minute before adding the ham slices into the basket. Once you’ve added the ham slices, you’ll need to increase the temperature to 400 degrees F and cook for an additional five minutes.
How do I assemble the sandwiches?
Toast the muffins while you’re cooking the ham. Easily assemble your sandwiches by placing 1 oz of ham on half of an English muffin. Top the ham with the egg and hollandaise sauce before garnishing with parsley and topping it with the other half of the English muffin. It’s that simple.
You can add as much of the hollandaise sauce as you’d like, depending on how much you like it!
What can I do if I don’t have paprika?
If you don’t have paprika, you don’t need to include it in the recipe. It’s not that big of a deal. Using salt and pepper will suffice!
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Air Fryer Eggs Benedict Recipe
Eggs Benedict Ingredients
- 3 Whole English Muffins
- 15 Slices Canadian Bacon
- 6 Eggs
- 4 Egg Yolks
- 1 tbsp Lemon Juice
- 1/2 cup Cream
- 1/2 tsp Salt
- 1/2 tsp Pepper
- 1/2 tsp Paprika
- Dried Parsley for Garnish
Place an inch of water in a saucepan. Place over high heat and set a glass bowl over boiling water. In the glass bowl, put the sauce ingredients in and whisk continuously until sauce thickens and temperature reach 160°. Set aside
Pre-heat your air fryer to 380 degrees
Place oiled Ramekins in the air fryer basket and crack one egg in each.
Cook on 380° for 5 minutes.
Remove the Ramekins carefully.
Place ham slices in the air fryer basket and cook on 400° for 5 minutes
While ham is cooking, toast the muffins.
To assemble, place 1oz of ham on a half a muffin. Top with egg and hollandaise sauce and garnish with parsley.