Air Fryer Chili Dogs are fantastic and amazing. If you’re a fan of chili cheese and hot dogs, then air frying them will change your life.

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Easy Air Fryer Chili Cheese Hot Dogs Recipe

Our past air fryer hot dogs recipe was such a hit. We added bacon for another round of hot dog obsession! The whole test kitchen devoured these bacon wrapped hot dogs. Here’s the recipe for bacon hot dogs version. Now we’re  sharing this air fryer chili cheese hot dog version that’s for all chili lovers! The technique is so simple and all you need to do is add your favorite warmed-up chili. Add some cheese on the air fryer warmed bun and bam! These air fried chili cheese hot dogs are super amazing. 

Video: Making Chili Cheese Hot Dogs in the Air Fryer

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Better with Homemade Chili

If you want to make these chili cheese hot dogs even more amazing, make fresh chili! Homemade chili tastes so much better because you can customize the flavors to your personal taste. And best of all, the fresh flavors can’t be beat. We have four different chili recipes for you to enjoy. There’s chicken chili options too for a lower fat version. The possibilities are endless and having left over chili isn’t a bad thing. Add the chili on fries or a baked potato. It’s all good! 

How To Cook Chili Cheese Hot Dogs in Air Fryer

Within 15 minutes, you can have chili cheese dogs for a crowd. Larger air fryers can cook more and you can definitely make a party of out it! Just have all your ingredients laid out and within a few minutes you’re ready for a party!

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Air Fryer Chili Cheese Dogs

You can cook the hot dogs to what ever doneness you like. Just check them halfway though the cooking time and adjust the remainder of your time to your personal taste and texture.
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  • 4 hot dog buns
  • 4 hot dogs
  • 1 cup (240 ml) chili
  • 1/2 cup (57 g) shredded cheddar cheese
  • oil for spraying



  • Lightly coat the hot dogs with oil spray. Place the hot dogs in the air fryer basket.
  • Air Fry at 380°F for 8-10 minutes depending on your preferred texture and size of hot dogs. If you like your hot dogs extra crispy, air fry at 400°F for about 6-8 minutes. Flip the hot dogs half way through cooking.
  • Heat the chili while the hot dogs cook.
  • Place hot dogs in buns then add chili and cheese on top. Cook in the air fryer for about one minute to warm and crisp the bread, cheese and chili.


Nutrition Information

Calories: 269kcal, Carbohydrates: 33g, Protein: 13g, Fat: 9g, Saturated Fat: 3g, Cholesterol: 23mg, Sodium: 610mg, Potassium: 250mg, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 5g, Vitamin A: 385IU, Vitamin C: 54.5mg, Calcium: 148mg, Iron: 3mg

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this recipe was originally published in 2019 and re-published in 2020 with updated video. Here’s some great healthy air fryer recipes.