Air-Fryer Sausage Patties

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.


6 servings

Updated: Jun. 27, 2023
These savory pork air-fryer sausage patties are quick to prepare on a moment's notice, but you can also mix a couple of batches and have them ready to go in your freezer. Just pop them the air fryer for about 10 minutes and breakfast is ready! —Carole Thomson, Komarno, Manitoba
Air-Fryer Sausage Patties Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • 1/3 cup 2% milk
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • Dash pepper
  • 1 pound sage bulk pork sausage


  1. Preheat air fryer to 400°. In a large bowl, combine the first 6 ingredients. Crumble sausage over mixture and mix lightly but thoroughly. Shape into 6 patties.
  2. Place patties in a single layer on greased tray in air-fryer basket. Cook until meat is no longer pink, 8-10 minutes, turning once.

Can you freeze Air-Fryer Sausage Patties?

Prepare uncooked patties and freeze, covered, on a foil-lined baking sheet until firm. Transfer patties to a freezer container; return to freezer. To use, cook frozen patties as directed, increasing time as necessary for a thermometer to read 160°.

Air-Fryer Sausage Patties Tips

How can you tell when air-fryer sausage patties are done cooking?

Air-fryer sausage patties are done when they reach an internal temperature of 145°F. They should no longer be pink in the center, with brown crisp edges. For even cooking, make sure to place the patties in a single layer with room for air flow in the fryer basket.

What can you serve with air-fryer sausage patties?

These air-fryer sausage patties are the perfect side to whip up while you enjoy fluffy scrambled eggs and toast.

Can you cook frozen sausage patties in an air-fryer?

In a rush? You can place frozen sausage patties into the air fryer basket, adding a few minutes to the cook time to make sure that the internal temperature reaches 145°. Spray the patties and the basket with cooking spray for golden, crisp edges. Check out more of our air fryer tips and our air fryer cooking guide as you get more acquainted with the popular household appliance.

Maggie Knoebel, Taste of Home Culinary Assistant
Air Fryer Cook Times
In our testing, we find cook times vary dramatically between brands of air fryers. As a result, we give wider than normal ranges on suggested cook times. Begin checking at the first time listed and adjust as needed.

Nutrition Facts

1 patty: 219 calories, 18g fat (6g saturated fat), 73mg cholesterol, 527mg sodium, 5g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 0 fiber), 10g protein.