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air fryer french fries

Recipe by
Beth Pierce
Old Monroe, MO

These easy homemade Air Fryer Fries cook up crispy without the added fat from deep frying. With just a few ingredients and a little planning these taters can be all yours. There is nothing better than home cooked French Fries especially without the greasy clean up! Enjoy a batch today dipped in my delicious Southern Comeback Sauce. Or air fry a batch up for Chili Cheese Fries or Poutine.

yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 5 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Air Fryer

Ingredients For air fryer french fries

  • 2-3 md
    russet potatoes
  • 2 Tbsp
    vegetable oil
  • 1/2 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp
    fresh ground black pepper
  • 2 pinch
    cayenne pepper
  • salt and pepper
  • chopped fresh parsley

How To Make air fryer french fries

  • 1
    Slice the potatoes into fries that are 1/4 inch thick. Place the fries in a big bowl of cold water as you go. Soak 2 hours up to overnight in the fridge.
  • 2
    Dry them completely and thoroughly with paper towels and place them back in the dried bowl. Add the oil, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, black pepper, and cayenne pepper to the bowl. Add the potatoes and toss to coat.
  • 3
    Preheat the air fryer for 3-5 minutes. Working in batches add the fries in a single layer. Cook for 5 minutes then flip and cook for another 5 minutes or until desired crispiness.