Air Fryer Steak Bites

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These are the best Air Fryer Steak Bites, they are bursting with flavor as they are coated in crumbled pork rinds and are tender and juicy on the inside.

A white plate stacked with Air Fryer Steak Bites.

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Air Fryer Steak bites are insanely easy to make. It takes only 30 minutes. Not only that, but this steak bites in air fryer recipe is also happens to healthier, keto-friendly, and gluten-free.

For more delicous keto dinner recipes, check out this recipe collection.


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What We Love About This Garlic Steak Bites Air Fryer Recipe

  • 30 Minute Meal: Make this recipe in 30 minutes or less.
  • Keto-Friendly: This recipe uses pork rinds and almond flour making it healthier and keto friendly.
  • Family Friendly: Your family will love these healthy, yet mouth watering crispy steak bites.
A side view of the steak dish.

Ingredient Notes

  • Almond Flour: Also known as almond meal or ground almond, is made from blanched almonds and is blended into a cornmeal like consistency.
  • Pork Rinds: Instead of breadcrumbs or chips to make this recipe keto, use pork rinds. You can use any flavor of pork rinds that you’d like.
  • Steak: If you’re wondering what cut of steak works best, cube sirloin steak, tenderloin, top sirloin steak, ribeye, New York strip steak or flank steak into bite size pieces.
Pieces of steak and eggs, bread crumbs etc.

Variations and Substitutions

  • Potato Chips – You can also use potato chips crumbs in place of pork rinds, however it will no longer make this recipe keto.
  • Stove top – You can also make this recipe on the stove up using a skillet and some oil or butter.
  • Fresh Herbs – Garnish with freshly chopped herbs to enhance the flavor and add some color, I recommend parsley, thyme, or rosemary.

We love to server these steak bites with this cilantro chimichurri. It adds great flavor.

How to Make Steak Bites in the Air Fryer

These are the basic steps for making Air Fryer Steak Bites. Please refer to the recipe card below for more detailed instructions. Check the recipe card below for cooking time. Check Pinterest, Facebook and Instagram for more.

Making a breading station.

STEP 1: PREPPING

First preheat the air fryer to 400 degrees. In a shallow bowl, stir together the eggs. In a second shallow bowl, mix together the almond flour, garlic powder, onion powder, salt and pepper to taste.

STEP 2: COAT STEAK CUBES

Crumble the pork rinds into a fine crumb, then place the pork rind crumbs on a plate. First. cut the steak into bite-size pieces, roll the steak pieces into the almond flour mixture, next dip into the eggs and then coat in the pork rind crumbs.

Coating the steak bites with the breading.

STEP 3: AIR FRY STEAK

Transfer the steak pieces to the air fryer basket sprayed with a little olive oil and cook in the air fryer for 8-10 minutes, or until golden brown and crispy. Cook into a perfect medium. You can turn the bites once during the cooking process if desired.

Air Frying the steak bites in the air fryer.

Prep and Storage Tips

HOW TO MAKE THIS RECIPE AHEAD OF TIME

To make this recipe ahead of time follow the steps as usual and store in an airtight container.

HOW TO STORE THIS RECIPE

Store in an airtight container in the fridge for 3-4 days.

HOW TO FREEZE THIS RECIPE

Freezing is no recommended after cooking, if you would like to freeze the coat the steak in the wet and dry mixture and par-freeze then transfer to a freezer bag and store for up to 4 months.

HOW TO REHEAT THIS RECIPE

Reheat steak bites in air fryer at 350 degrees for 4-6 minutes or until hot.

Frequently Asked Questions

DO STEAKS DO WELL IN AN AIR FRYER?

Yes, steaks do indeed cook well in an air fryer, however this may not come as a surprise can you can cook just about anything in an air fryer.

CAN THIS RECIPE BE DOUBLED OR HALVED?

Easily double or halve this recipe by proptionally increasing or decreasing ingredients.

HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO COOK STEAK IN AIRFRYER?

It takes 8-10 minutes to cook in the air fryer if you have a smaller one, if you have a larger air fryer or a multifunction conventional oven/air fryer, it make take a bit longer for your steak to cook.

A view of the steak dish from the top.

Expert Tips for Making This Beef Recipe

  • This Recipe Can be Doubled: If you have a larger family or want to meal prep these steak bites in the air fryer, easily double the recipe by increasing the ingredients proportionally and cook in batches.
  • Garlic Steak Bites Air Fryer: To make extra garlicky steak bites, use an extra teaspoon of garlic powder or use freshly minced garlic. If you are cooking this in a cast iron on the stove top, cook with garlic butter.
  • Dipping Sauce: Serve crispy steak bites with a dipping sauce such as melted butter, buffalo ranch, blue cheese, or copycat Chick Fil A Sauce.

What to Serve with Air Fryer Steak Bites

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A view of the steak dish from the top.
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Air Fryer Steak Bites

Yield: 4 servings
Prep: 20 minutes
Cook: 10 minutes
Total: 30 minutes
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Equipment

Ingredients

  • 1 pound Cubed steak cut into bite sized pieces
  • ½ cup Almond flour
  • 1 teaspoon Garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon Onion powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 Large eggs
  • 1 ½ cups Pork rind crumbs

Instructions

  • Preheat the air fryer to 400 degrees.
  • Beat together the eggs in a shallow bowl.
  • Mix together the almond flour, garlic powder, onion powder and salt and pepper to taste in another shallow bowl.
  • Place the pork rind crumbs on a plate or into a shallow bowl.
  • Roll the steak pieces into the almond flour mixture, dip into the eggs and then coat in the pork rind crumbs.
  • Transfer the steak pieces to a pan or rack, and cook in the air fryer for 8-10 minutes, or until golden brown and crispy. You can turn the bites once during the cooking process if desired.

Expert Tips

  • This Recipe Can be Doubled: If you have a larger family or want to meal prep these steak bites in the air fryer, easily double the recipe by increasing the ingredients proportionally and cook in batches.
  • Garlic Steak Bites Air Fryer: To make extra garlicky steak bites, use an extra teaspoon of garlic powder or use freshly minced garlic. If you are cooking this in a cast iron on the stove top, cook with garlic butter.
  • Dipping Sauce: Serve crispy steak bites with a dipping sauce such as buffalo ranch, blue cheese, or copycat Chick Fil A Sauce.

Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 407kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 35g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 8g | Trans Fat: 0.01g | Cholesterol: 161mg | Sodium: 284mg | Potassium: 346mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 141IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 54mg | Iron: 3mg
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Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: American

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