Best Air Fryer French Fries Recipe

Yes, it’s totally possible to eat fresh homemade French fries without deep frying them in oil. Try to learn how to air fry French fries using the air frying method! Wow, these air fryer french fries are so delicious! To satisfy your french fry cravings, these homemade air fried french fries in the air fryer will surely satisfy without all the greasy guilt. They turn out crispy and delicious, without using a ton of oil! The texture is like a crisp roasted potato that’s way healthier than the greasy deep fried crunch.

Crispy Air Fried French Fries without Deep Fried Oil

It’s hard to believe, but it’s true.  Homemade air fried french fries are so easy to make and wow, they hardly need any oil at all! They aren’t drenched in oil and aren’t exactly like oil fried potatoes. Instead, these air fryer french fries are still crispy and wonderful without all the fat from oil. One pound of potatoes only uses two teaspoons of oil when cooked in the air fryer, that’s it! French fries cooked in the air fryer tastes like a crispy roasted french fry, slightly dry but totally less greasy. The texture is still fantastic and definitely satisfies the craving for fries that’s healthier and lower calorie.

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Healthier French Fries in the Air Fryer

Serving size is important to consider in what is healthy or pushing the boundaries. As long as you don’t eat the whole basket and stick to a reasonable serving size, these french fries totally are healthier than oil-fried potatoes. Just think of the comparison here: two teaspoons of oil for a pound of fries vs at least 1 cup of oil need for frying. That’s a huge difference in oil and calories. And if you want even less calories than the 2 teaspoons, try using an organic olive oil cooking spray.

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Quick Homemade Air Fryer Crispy French Fries

The texture of these air fried homemade fries are like a crispy roasted texture. They don't have all the deep fried oil for that big "crunch". But there's hardly any oil so they're still delicous and worth the effort.
5 from 4 votes

Ingredients

  • 1 pound fresh potatoes , cut into 1/4” french fry size
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • kosher salt , to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder , optional
  • ground black pepper , to taste

Equipment

Instructions 

  • Wash and cut potatoes into french fry sizes. NOTE: Try to keep them as evenly sized as possible for even cooking.
  • Add potatoes to bowl. Drizzle olive oil evenly over the potatoes. Sprinkle salt and pepper (and/or garlic powder) evenly over potatoes.
  • Gently toss the potatoes to evenly coat with oil and seasonings. Place the potatoes in air fryer basket and spread them evenly over the basket or rack.
  • Air fry potatoes at 380°F for about 18-22 minutes. About halfway through cooking, shake the basket and gently turn the potatoes. Try not to break them. For crisper potatoes, shake them a second time and cook for an additional 2-4 minutes.
  • Serve with ketchup or your favorite dip. Enjoy!

Video

Notes

Recipes were cooked in 3-4 qt air fryers. If using a larger air fryer, the recipe might cook quicker so adjust cooking time. 
If cooking in multiple batches, the first batch will take longer to cook if Air Fryer is not already pre-heated.
Remember to set a timer to shake/flip/toss the food as directed in recipe.

Nutrition

Calories: 84kcal, Carbohydrates: 14g, Protein: 2g, Fat: 2g, Sodium: 11mg, Potassium: 468mg, Fiber: 2g, Vitamin C: 13mg, Calcium: 34mg, Iron: 3.7mg

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