Air Fryer Kielbasa Polish Sausage

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Love easy meals in the air fryer? This Air Fryer Kielbasa Polish Sausage cooks up perfectly every time. It’s so simple to make nicely browned and juicy kielbasa.

air fryer basket with cooked kielbasa slices

Air Fryer Kielbasa Polish Sausage in the Air Fryer

Does your family enjoy kielbasa? This fully cooked polish sausage heats up perfectly in the air fryer. Juicy and tender on the inside, plus full of flavor! All you need to do is cut a kielbasa sausage into pieces and toss in air fryer for 7 minutes. The pieces cook up lightly browned on the edges and ready to eat.

close-up of polish sausage slices in air fryer

This sausage can be enjoyed as an appetizer with crackers and cheese (plus spicy mustard to dip!) or as a filling dinner that the whole family will love. Keep one of these cooked kielbasa sausages in your fridge to heat up whenever you need a hearty meal that takes just minutes from kitchen to table. And the leftovers taste even better!

cooked kielbasa slices on a plate

Looking for more no-fuss air fryer recipes for quick and easy dinners? Check out this Pork Tenderloin, Air Fryer Bratwurst, or Air Fryer Bone-In Breast. The air fryer will become your best friend for getting dinner on the table with ease.

package of kielbasa in front of air fryer

How To Make Air Fryer Kielbasa

Remove kielbasa from packaging.

Cut kielbasa into 1-2” pieces. (See photos) Spread out in an even layer in air fryer basket.

Cook at 400 degrees for 7 minutes. Halfway through cooking time, pull air fryer basket out and shake kielbasa slices to cook them evenly.

After cooking time is up, remove from basket with spatula and lay out on serving plate. Enjoy!

fork holding piece of cooked kielbasa

Can You Cook a Whole Kielbasa in the Air Fryer?

Yes, but I recommend slicing up the kielbasa to get lightly browned edges on all the pieces. Adds so much flavor!

plate of browned kielbasa slices

What Temperature Do You Cook a Kielbasa Polish Sausage in the Air Fryer?

As this sausage comes already fully cooked, the air fryer is just heating and browning it up. 400 degrees is the best temperature for kielbasa in the air fryer.

air fryer opened to show slices of kielbasa inside

What Makes Kielbasa Different Than Sausage?

Kielbasa is a pork or beef smoked sausage with a distinct garlic flavor, as well as notes of smoke and marjoram.

Cooking Tips

  • Kielbasa is already full-cooked, air fryer is just heating it up and browning
  • Be sure to spread sausage out in a single layer for best cooking
  • Halfway through cooking time, pull air fryer basket out and give it a shake to cook sausage more evenly

cooked kielbasa slices inside air fryer basket

What To Serve with Air Fryer Kielbasa Polish Sausage

You can enjoy kielbasa with classic sides like healthy Air Fryer Asparagus and Baked Sweet Potatoes. 

Or add sausage pieces to a hearty main dish like the Keto Green Bean Casserole From Scratch or Pasta Recipe With Cherry Tomatoes And Ricotta Cheese. We love to bulk up the protein in veggie or pasta dishes.

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Air Fryer Kielbasa Polish Sausage

Love easy meals in the air fryer? This Air Fryer Kielbasa Polish Sausage cooks up perfectly every time. It's so simple to make nicely browned and juicy kielbasa.
Prep Time2 mins
Cook Time7 mins
Total Time9 mins
Course: Dinner
Keyword: Air Fryer Kielbasa Polish Sausage
Cooking Method: Air Fryer
Servings: 4 servings

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Ingredients

  • 1 Kielbasa Polish Sausage

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Instructions

  • Remove kielbasa from packaging. 
  • Cut kielbasa into 1-2” pieces. (See photos)
  • Spread out in an even layer in air fryer basket.
  • Cook at 400 degrees for 7 minutes. Halfway through cooking time, pull air fryer basket out and shake kielbasa slices to cook them evenly.
  • After cooking time is up, remove from basket with spatula and lay out on serving plate.

Notes

  • Kielbasa is already full-cooked, air fryer is just heating it up and browning
  • Be sure to spread sausage out in a single layer for best cooking
  • Halfway through cooking time, pull air fryer basket out and give it a shake to cook sausage more evenly
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Nutrition

Serving: 1g
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See also:

Scrambled Eggs In The Air Fryer

Gluten-Free Blueberry Cake With Almond Flour

Chicken Drumsticks In The Instant Pot

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