21 Killer Ninja Foodi Grill Recipes

The Ninja Foodi Grill is one of the main appliances in our kitchen. There are so many things that you can perfectly cook on a Foodi grill. Below you will find some of our favorite Ninja Foodi Grill recipes. 

We chose the recipes that play to the Foodi Grill’s strengths.  The recipes that we selected make the most of the Foodi’s best features:

  • built in thermometer
  • precise temperature settings
  • non-stick griddle/grill surface.

These are our favorite Ninja Foodi Grill. Feel free to share your favorite recipes and comments with us!

Pork Recipes for the Ninja Foodi Grill

Pork is an excellent protein to cook on a Ninja Foodi Grill. But you don’t want to undercook it. Go with a Ninja Foodi Smart XL grill to ensure your pork is cooked to the perfect temperature.

Ninja Foodi Grill Lemon Garlic Pork Chops

Pork chops are delicious and simple to make. With 6 ingredients will allow you to cook a mouthwatering meal for you family in no-time. The griddle surface of the Ninja Foodi XL is perfect for searing pork chops. The Juicing Journal staff recommends this recipe for beginners or busy people who are in search of a delicious meal.

With its built-in thermometer, the Ninja Foodi XL Pro will keep you from overcooking your porkchops. The pre-programmed “pork” setting is perfect at keeping the porkchops form trying out and becoming tough. It is important to sear the outside of the porkchop to lock its flavor and juices.

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Blackberry Grilled Pork Tenderloin

Pork loin is a fantastic piece of meat to cook in your Ninja Foodi grill. Pork loin is affordable, forgiving of mistakes, and can fead a crowd of people. The Blackberry Grilled Pork Tenderloin recipe is an excellent recipe for a beginning griller.

The blackberry and balsamic vinegarette marinade offer a sweet and tangy taste to the recipe. Neither of the flavors are overwhelming and work well with the seared pork. Once again, if your unit has the built-in thermometer, it will help you to cook your tenderloin to perfection.

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Ninja Foodi Grill Juicy Grilled Pork Chops

If you are looking for a super-fast meal, this recipe is for you. The pork chops in this recipe cook in under fifteen minutes and require very little preparation.

Marinading the pork chops is recommended, but not required. If time is short and you need to cook this meal quickly, add salt and pepper to the pork chops for flavor in a hurry. We recommend letting the Foodi Grill reach a temperature of 500 degrees before adding the pork to the griddle. Searing the outside of the chop will seal in the flavor and juices that make this recipe fantastic.

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Boneless Pork Shoulder

BBQ Pork is probably the last thing you thought could be made in your Ninja Foodi grill. Now you can enjoy the finger licking taste of BBQ without having to fire up a smoker or BBQ pit. Enjoy this new twist on an old time favorite.

It is recommended to season the pork butt a few days before to allow for the flavors to develop and penetrate the meat. Like in a smoker, the pork needs to be cooked at 200 degrees, low and slow. In about 2.5 hours, you will have some of the best tasting BBQ without having to ever step foot outside fo your house!

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Ninja Foodi Grill Pork Shoulder Steaks

Pork steaks are a great, cost-effective alternative to traditional beef steaks. They are even better when prepared in the Ninja Foodi Xl Grill. This recipe for low carb pork shoulder steaks is a healthy and flavorful option for families on the go.

The optimal internal temperature for tender pork steaks is 145 degrees. Us the Foodi’s built in thermometer to keep track of your food’s temperature. Feel free to season your pork steak with your favorite seasonings or rubs. If you don’t have a favorite rub, salt and pepper is a timeless option that always tastes amazing!

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Beef Ninja Foodi Grill Recipes

Can you cook a steak on a Ninja Foodi Grill? Of course! You can ruin a steak on a indoor grill just like you can ruin one on an outdoor grill. We’ve selected two great steak recipes for the indoor Ninja Foodi Grill. We also have one for burgers. Enjoy!

Ninja Foodi Grill Steak

Nothing beats the taste of a freshly cooked steak, still warm from the kitchen. Skip the hassle of firing up the grill and use your ninja Foodi grill to cook steaks to perfection. If cooked correctly, you can get a charbroiled steakhouse flavor without having to leave your home.

If your steaks have a generous amount of fat, we recommend trimming the excess fat off to avoid smoking while cooking. Salting your steaks, the day before grilling can add a dynamic flavor to your meal. If you don’t have time to salt or marinade the steaks the day before, don’t worry! Salt and seasonings can be added any time before grilling your steaks.

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Deconstructed Beef Wellington

Beef wellington is one if the finer Ninja Foodi Grill recipes that can be made at home. For some chefs, an entire career can be made from perfecting beef wellington. With this recipe, you will be able to please the pickiest of guests!

This recipe is a bit more complex than other recipes that JuicingJournal has recommended. We suggest saving this recipe for a relaxing evening or a time that you can enjoy making a fine dish. If you want to spice this recipe up, we recommend making homemade mashed potatoes and not using pre-made ones.

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Deconstructed Beef Wellington

In our house, beef tenderloin is saved for special occasions. Beef tenderloin is one of the more expensive cuts of beef, and it is worth it. Don’t be afraid of cooking such a fine cut of beef in a Foodi or Foodi XL grill.

Make sure to follow the suggested cooking times. Many people enjoy beef tenderloin cooked to rare and medium-rare temperatures, and overcooking should be avoided. To perfectly dial in the temperature, use the smart version of the Foodi grills so you can use the thermometer to stop cooking when the desired temperature is reached.

The other thing that we enjoy about this recipe is that it only calls for salt and pepper. This is a tried-and-true recipe that will impress everyone!

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Ninja Foodi Grill Hamburgers

There is not much out there that beats the tase of an old-fashioned cheeseburger. This Ninja Foodi grill recipe is sure to become a favorite, especially for busy parents. Skip all the time required to grill a burger on a traditional grill and cook them in your Foodi.

Keep in mind to sear both sides of your hamburger to seal in all the flavor and juices. A typical hamburger patty requires 10-12 minutes to cook. This recipe is easier if you use the built-in thermometer on the Ninja Foodi to monitor the patty’s temperature. Always make sure to top your tasty hamburger patty with your favorite cheese.

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Ninja Foodi Roast Beef

Roast beef is a classic favorite that can be found on many dinner tables across the globe. A hearty helping of slow cooked roast beef is enough to please the pickiest of eaters. There are several items that go into the seasoning and trimmings, so do make sure to check the recipe before you start cooking.

Like anything that is worth it, this tasty recipe can take up to 7 or 8 hours to complete. We suggest using an instant read thermometer or the built in Foodi thermometer to track the progress of your roast. We love that you can customize this recipe by adding other vegetables to the recipe for a tastier meal.

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Ninja Foodi Grill Recipes with Chicken

Lean and much healthier than beef, poultry is the most consumed meat in the world. No Ninja Foodi Grill Recipes roundup would be complete without chicken recipes. From recipes for breasts to drumsticks, Juicing Journal has you covered!

Ninja Foodi Grill Juicy Grilled Chicken Breast

Grilled chicken breasts are a versatile centerpiece for any meal. Grilled chicken pairs well with a whole host of sides and can be marinated and seasoned any way that you like. The Ninja Foodi, Foodi XL, and Foodi Smart XL grills are all fantastic at grilling chicken breasts.

Juicing Journal recommends this chicken Ninja Foodi Grill recipe for beginners. Do not be afraid to use your favorite marinade or seasoning mix with this recipe. The ability to take the flavor in whichever direction you want is one reason we love this Ninja Foodi XL grill recipe. The non-stick grill grate is more than capable of handling sweet and sticky marinades without a mess.

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Ninja Foodi Grilled Chicken Drumsticks

Chicken wings and drumsticks are fan favorites, especially for sporting events. Whether you are tailgating at your favorite team’s game, or if you are at home, the Ninja Foodi grill can complete your gameday menu. The Foodi Grill XL will give you the same crispy and juicy wings as your charcoal grill without the work.

Skip the hassles of lighter fluid and charcoal and use your Foodi grill for gameday winds. We have found our Foodi grill incredibly handy at tailgates. We have cooked these drumsticks several times at football games, and they are a hit every time.

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Ninja Foodi Chicken Thighs

Chicken thighs can be quickly cooked in the Ninja Foodi grill in less than 20 minutes. This low carb and protein-packed recipe can help you serve a nutritional meal in very little time. Chicken thighs are considered a more flavorful cut of chicken. Also, thighs can be found at a cheaper price than breasts.

The thighs can be marinated before cooking, or dry seasoned right before grilling. If you wish to baste your chicken in a BBQ sauce while cooking, feel free to. The Ninja Foodi grill’s non-stick griddle handles sticky sauces with ease. This is quick, simple, and easy to clean up afterwards.

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Ninja Foodi Grill Chicken Satay Recipe

Ninja Foodi Grill Chicken Satay Recipe

Chicken Satay is a savory and sweet chicken recipe that you should try at least once. Chicken satay is marinated and sliced chicken breast that is grilled and served like kabobs. This international favorite is sure to spice up your dinner routine.

It is suggested to serve your satay chicken with vegetables or steamed rice, a traditional pairing. This recipe does take a little extra time to prepare for, so plan appropriately. If you are looking for a spicier meal, red pepper flakes can be added to the recipe for an extra kick.

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Keto Chicken Tenders

If cutting carbs without sacrificing flavor is your goal, you need this recipe. We were surprised at how tasty these chicken fingers were with almost no carbs. This versatile recipe can be made with your Foodi grill in less than an hour.

Brining the chicken fingers is an important step in this recipe. Properly brining the chicken fingers will give them a salty flavor and juiciness that are both worth the wait. Make sure to evenly space the chicken on your Foodi grill to avoid overcrowding. Overcrowding on the grill can lead to soggier food that is steamed, more than grilled.

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Ninja Foodi Grill Chicken Satay Recipe

Ninja Foodi Grill Chicken Satay Recipe

Chicken Satay is a savory and sweet chicken recipe that you should try at least once. Chicken satay is marinated and sliced chicken breast that is grilled and served like kabobs. This international favorite is sure to spice up your dinner routine.

It is suggested to serve your satay chicken with vegetables or steamed rice, a traditional pairing. This recipe does take a little extra time to prepare for, so plan appropriately. If you are looking for a spicier meal, red pepper flakes can be added to the recipe for an extra kick.

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Fish & Seafood Ninja Foodi Grill Recipes

Fish is a great protein to cook on indoor grills. It’s also one of the healthiest proteins there is!

Easy Ninja Foodi Grill Salmon Recipe

Salmon is an affordable and healthy dinner option that is easy to cook on a ninja Foodi grill. This recipe cooks some of the best salmon that we have found. The fish is always tender and moist. The Fish setting on the Foodi cooks the salmon without drying it out or burning it.

It is recommended to cook fist to an internal temperature of 140. We recommend using the bult in thermometer to monitor the internal temperature. If your Foodi or Foodi XL grill does not have a thermometer, an instant read temperature pen will suffice.

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Grilled Takati Tuna

This grilled tuna recipe can be cooked in the Ninja Foodi air fryer or the Foodi grill. We suggest cooking it on the grill for more vibrant taste and a crispier outside. Prepare the fish according to the recipe. JuicingJournal pre-heated our grill to 500 degrees and seared the tuna steak for 2-4 minutes per side.

Cooking time can be adjusted for taste and texture preference. Use thee Foodi’s thermometer to ensure that the tuna steak reached a minimum of 125 degrees.

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Ninja Foodi Grilled Shrimp

Ninja Foodi Grilled Shrimp

Freshly grilled shrimp can be served in so may ways for so many meals. Grilled shrimp offers a robust flavor without the traditional seafood taste that many fish entrees have. This is a simple and quick recipe that can help you prepare a healthy dinner in no-time.

The recipe calls for you to use your favorite seafood seasonings. Many people prefer Old Bay seasoning on seafood. We either use a store-bought option or simply season with salt and pepper. Each shrimp should be cooked for 2-3 minutes on each side. We will often couple the grilled shrimp with flower tortillas for shrimp tacos!

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Breakfast Recipes for the Ninja Foodi Indoor Grill

No Ninja Foodi Recipe guide is complete without bacon and other breakfast ideas. That’s why we are wrapping up this Ninja Foodi Grill Recipe guide with 3 delicious breakfast recipes.

Ninja Foodi Grill Bacon Egg and Cheese Croissants

Ninja Foodi Grill Bacon, Egg, and Cheese Croissants

Breakfast time can be a hassle, but the ninja Foodi Grill can make it more fun, healthier, and better tasting. Bacon egg and cheese croissants can keep you full until lunch and are easy to make. The griddle surface of the Foodi allows you to cook your eggs and bacon at the same time. Clean up is a breeze as the griddle surface cleans very easily.

The JuicingJournal family enjoys cooking our eggs over easy for this recipe. We also like to add a little Everything Bagel seasoning to spice things up. If time is an issue in the morning, store bought croissants work fine for this recipe.

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Ninja Foodi Grill Bacon 1

Ninja Foodi Grill Bacon

Is a breakfast without bacon, really a breakfast? We are big bacon fans in our home. If you prefer your bacon crispy, the Ninja Foodi grill is a great option for you. The non-stick griddle makes cooking bacon a breeze. Cooking bacon should take approximately 10 minutes in the Foodi Smart XL or Foodi XL.

The thing that we like about this Ninja Foodi Smart XL recipe is that it works with all different kinds of bacon. Many users even cook turkey bacon in their Foodi grills! One of the keys to success is to start with a hot griddle surface. Not properly pre-heating for this recipe can lead to soggy bacon. Yuck!

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Ninja Foodi Grill Creamed French Toast

French toast is a breakfast item sure to please the whole family. Our family usually cooks French toast on the weekends as a sweet treat. This Foodi XL recipe takes a little more time to prepare for, so plan accordingly.

Each bread slice will need two minutes to cook on each side. We recommend not setting the temperature of the Foodi grill any higher than medium for this recipe. Don’t forget to add a dusting of powdered sugar to the top of the French toast slices for decoration.

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