Air fryers are a staple gadget in UK homes with a variety of meals being cooked in them.

Whether you’re new to the craze or you’re an avid air fryer fan, you might be wondering how to cook meat in the air fryer.

Experts at Campbells Meat, an online butcher, shared tips on how to cook steak in the air fryer, ideal for a family dinner or a date night in.

From cakes to burgers, it seems there isn't much you can't cook in an air fryer these days.

You might even want to cook your Sunday roast in the air fryer - see our explainer here for tips.

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How to cook steak in the air fryer

If you fancy cooking a steak in the air fryer, here’s how you can.

The experts at Campbells Meat say that an air fryer can create a juicy and crispy exterior for steaks.

Cooking instructions:

Preheat the air fryer to 200-230C and then season your steak with salt, pepper and a little bit of oil.

Using your air fryer, cook the steak for 6-10 minutes on each side.

The time it takes to cook will depend on the thickness and how well done you’d like it cooked.

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When you think the steak is ready, use a meat thermometer to make sure it reaches your preferred internal temperature.

These are: 52°C for rare, 57°C for medium-rare, 63°C for medium, 66°C for medium/well and 71°C for well done.

You can find more recipes and instructions to cook different meats via the Campbells Meat website.