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Air-Fried Zai Er

Air-Fried Zai Er (Vegetarian Mock Goose)

To avoid overcrowding the air fryer to ensure even cooking, I cook about 50 grams of zai er at a time. You may cook as many batches as you like. After the first batch, you do not need to preheat the airfryer again.

Check out the air-fryer set-up at the previous page.

Ingredients:

  • 50 grams ready-made zai er (vegetarian mock goose) for one round of cooking

Directions:

  1. Use kitchen scissors to cut zai er into smaller pieces.
  2. Preheat air fryer at 160°C (320°F) for 5 minutes. Arrange zai er one layer on the fryer basket (minimize overlapping too much) and slide the basket into the airfryer. Set timer and air fry for 5 minutes. Store in air-tight container for a few days.

Credit: Christina Kwan from Singapore Home Cooks


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9 comments on “Air-Fried Zai Er”

  1. My kids and I love eating crispy zai er, didn’t know it can be bought at Giant. Thanks for sharing and will try air-frying it!

  2. Zai Er is the dish I must order if I eat vegetarian mee hoon, yummy.

  3. Can I use oven to bake instead since I doesn’t have a air fryer?

    • I have not tried but I am pretty sure it can be done. The baking time in the oven probably need to be longer (e.g. 10 minutes; just bake until colour is right). Do let me know if you try it in the oven :)

  4. Which air fryer did u use? I’ve been toying with the idea of getting 1 but not sure which brand is the best.

  5. Does the zai-er fly around in the airfryer during frying? I know light items do fly around and will get stuck to the heater at the top and burn.

    • I was actually expecting them to fly around as I heard that they will, but it didn’t happen to me. If that happened to you, next time place the wire rack over the zai-er, but do not put a second layer of zai er on the wire rack. If you click the credit link, you can see this set up.

  6. I try to fry Zai er using air fryer but it got stuck to the heating element think it’s too light causing white smoke, I did not even overlap.

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