What Is Cyclonic Grilling Technology?

Air fryers are small but advanced devices that can provide amazing results in the kitchen. Without using oil or messing around in the kitchen or the garden, you can cook your food as though it was fried or grilled.

Despite being called air fryers, these devices can cook food in different ways and you can use them to replace all those traditional items (traditional grill and traditional frying process) to save energy and resources and to obtain healthy results.

But how can these devices cook food so efficiently?

What Is Cyclonic Grilling Technology?

Key Takeaways

  • The cyclonic grilling technology allows your food to get cooked as though it was traditionally grilled.
  • For cooking the food, air fryers reach a temperature of 500 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Cyclonic grilling technology generates smoke, but the air fryers are equipped with a smoke control system to get rid of it.
  • To use this, you only need to set the fryer on grilling mode using the digital display feature.

Cyclonic Grilling Technology: Explained!

Cyclonic Grilling Technology

The cyclonic grilling technology is what allows you to cook your food as though it was traditionally grilled. How does it work?

Inside the cooking chamber of the air fryer, the air fryers reaches a temperature of 500 degrees Fahrenheit thanks to heating elements placed on top and bottom.

There is also a fan that lets hot air circulate evenly in the cooking chamber. This combination of heating elements, hot air, and fan among the Ninja air fryers takes the name Cycloning Grilling Technology.

Ninja is a well-known brand when it comes to air fryers. They have developed several technologies to bring air fryers to another level: other than the cyclonic grilling technology, for example, they’ve also developed a double chamber air fryer to let you cook two different foods at the same time.

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Smoke Control System in Air Fryers


What is the most annoying aspect of grilling? Well, there is more the one actually (grilling is very dirty and messy) but the most annoying of all is certainly the smoke.

If you can’t access an outdoor environment, the smoke makes grilling almost impossible inside the house. So, how can air fryers grill your food without generating smoke?

The truth is that the grilling process through cyclonic grilling technology does generate smoke, but the air fryers are equipped with a smoke control system.

The smoke control system captures the smoke and dissipates it so that you can avoid making your house smokey as if it was on fire!

How to Set The Grilling Mode In Your Air Fryer? 


Ninja air fryers equipped with cyclonic grilling technology feature a digital display. All you need to do to set the grilling mode is choose this option among the ones available.

Air fryers usually come with some instructions so that you don’t have to do guesswork.

Based on the type of food you are cooking and how you want to cook it, they are usually capable of telling you how to set up your air fryer. 1

Read: What Is Digital Control Panel?


Air fryers with cyclonic grilling technology make cooking even easier, quicker, less messy, and cost-saving! It does not blow smoke and still gives your food the grilling marks and texture.

We hope this article helped you understand what is Cyclonic Grilling Technology.


Can you put a foil in an air fryer?

Yes, you can put a foil in an air fryer.

Do I need a grill plate to grill food in an air fryer?

Yes, if you want to grill, roast, fry, or sear food in an air fryer, then you will need a grill plate. 2

Steak grills better on an air fryer or grill?

A traditional grill definitely adds a better flavor to the food because of the oil and smoke that the food soaks in.

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