This delicious frozen steak fingers in the air fryer recipe is so easy to make. Crunchy on the outside, tender and juicy on the inside, and then served with a side of country gravy makes these the perfect, easy snack, appetizer or dinner idea.
This Frozen Steak Finger recipe is so easy and only takes a few simple ingredients. You can have it on the table in under 20 minutes, which is a total mom win.
Some nights are so busy that it’s hard to get in the kitchen and make an entire meal from scratch. Air Fryer Steak Fingers bring the taste of a homemade meal to the family dinner table in a matter of minutes.
Steak Fingers with Country Gravy
This air fryer recipe is definitely one that you want to keep handy. Steak fingers make a great dinner meal. Pair it with mashed potatoes and a side of corn and you have yourself a hearty and filling dinner. You can even make these and add some scrambled eggs to the plate for a country style breakfast. These are healthier to make in the air fryer because deep frying isn’t required to get a crispy outer coating, so a minimal use of oil really helps.
Why You’ll Love These Air Fryer Steak Fingers
- It’s an easy dinner recipe that is super simple to make and is a comfort food that everyone loves.
- This recipe uses simple ingredients which include frozen steak fingers and an included country gravy mix.
- Is a hearty meal that can be on the table in a matter of minutes.
Tips and Variations
This recipe is super easy and here are a few tips that might make this meal even better.
- Flip steak fingers halfway through cooking to make sure both sides are crispy, crunchy delicious.
- Store steak fingers without the gravy so the coating doesn’t get soggy while in the fridge.
- Try dipping the steak fingers in ranch dressing.
If you would rather make homemade steak fingers, you will need beef cube steak, buttermilk, eggs, all purpose flour, Slap Ya Mama seasoning, black pepper, garlic powder, onion powder, red crushed peppers, parsley flakes, and vegetable oil. Once steak strips are coated, flash freeze the breaded steak fingers in the freezer before placing the air fryer.
Frequently Asked Questions
If you have questions about these frozen steak fingers and cooking with an air fryer, then read on. The following FAQ answers the most commonly asked questions about this recipe.
How long to cook frozen steak fingers in air fryer?
Frozen steak fingers take about 10-12 minutes to cook in the air fryer. Ensure to flip them over halfway through to make sure both sides are crispy.
Where to buy frozen steak fingers?
You can buy them at your local grocery store in the freezer section. There are different types of brands to choose from. I prefer either Tyson® or Fast Fixin’®.
How long will these last in the fridge?
Once cooked, they will last up to 5 days in the refrigerator when stored in an airtight container.
How to Store and Reheat Leftover Steak Fingers
Like stated above, store in an airtight container and place in the refrigerator for up to five days.
To reheat, preheat the air fryer to 375 degrees and cook for 4-6 minutes, flipping over halfway through.
Steak Fingers Ingredients
This recipe is so simple, it only uses one ingredient.
- Bag frozen steak fingers
- Country gravy (included with the steak fingers)
How to Cook Frozen Steak Fingers in Air Fryer?
Just like the ingredients, making this recipe is just as easy.
Step 1: Prep
Lightly spray the air fryer basket with a cooking spray like grapeseed oil, vegetable oil, avocado oil.
Step 2: Cook the Steak Fingers
Preheat air fryer at 390 degrees for 1 minute. Place frozen steak fingers in the air fryer basket in a single layer. Air fry at 390 degrees for 10 minutes, turning halfway through.
Step 3: Heat up the Gravy
Make gravy according to package directions or make your own homemade country gravy.
Step 4: Serve
Using a pair of tongs, remove steak finger pieces from the basket and place on a plate. Serve with country gravy.
Try This Air Fry Frozen Steak Fingers Recipe Today
This recipe is so easy and simple that perfect to make for appetizers, a snack, or a quick dinner. Make sure the next time you pickup your groceries to grab a bag from the freezer section and give these a try. I’m sure you will find yourself making them again and again. They are a great recipe for the entire family.
More Delicious Appetizer Recipes You’ll Enjoy
Grown Up Tater Tots – These delicious potatoes are always a favorite. Made with baby Yukon gold potatoes that are soft and tender on the inside and crispy on the outside.
Prosciutto Crescent Rolls with Asparagus – A delicious appetizer recipe packed with tender asparagus spears, prosciutto, cheese wrapped up in crescent rolls and baked until golden brown.
Jalapeño Cheese Bites – These cheese bites are packed with flavor, made with a cream cheese mixture, two types of shredded cheese, diced jalapenos and seasoned perfectly.
And, these Bacon Wrapped Little Smokies, from Great Grub, Delicious Treats, is a great appetizer you might enjoy too!
Frozen Steak Fingers in the Air Fryer
- 22.75 ounce bag frozen steak fingers (we used Fast Fixin® Steak Fingers)
- country gravy (included)
- Lightly spray the air fryer basket with a cooking spray (like grapeseed oil, vegetable oil, avocado oil).
- Preheat air fryer at 390° for one minute then place frozen steak fingers in a single layer not overcrowding the fryer basket.
- Air fry at 390 degrees for 10 minutes, turning over halfway through.
- Using tongs, carefully remove and let sit for 1-2 minutes before serving with country gravy or your favorite dipping sauce.
Here are a few pics that are perfect to save to your favorite Pinterest boards.