Frozen French Fries in Air Fryer
2 minutes of prep & 14 minutes of cooking
you can make
the best frozen French Fries
in the Air Fryer.
with a little bit of
, and ready to serve with your favorite dipping sauce!
Gluten Free, Low Lactose, Vegan, Vegetarian
frozen french fries
fine table salt
Preheat your air fryer by running it at 400°F (200°C) for 5 minutes.
Place the frozen french fries in a bowl or on a plate and season with olive oil and salt. Mix well and try to distribute the oil and salt as evenly as possible all over the fries.
Place the fries in the air fryer basket and air fry at 400°F (200°C) for 14 minutes, shaking once halfway.
Serve immediately on their own, as a side, or with your favorite dipping sauce!
Ingredient notes & substitutions
Frozen French fries:
I used thin cut French fries -
a thicker kind will require more time
. Start with the recommended time for this recipe and add more time as needed in 2 minute increments.
can be swapped for a different type of
. Oil can also be skipped, but helps the fries get really crispy and a nice color.
might not be necessary if you're using
already seasoned fries
- please check the bag before adding the salt!
Tips & tricks
Preheat your air fryer
to shorten the cook time - if not preheating you might need more than 14 minutes
Don't defrost the French fries
- cook them straight from frozen
You can add other seasonings than salt
- for example paprika powder, chili powder or garlic powder
Salt the fries before cooking
as the oil will help the salt stick
Cook frozen French fries in one layer
for an even cook and the crispiest fries. If making more fries, cook them in batches.
Shake them halfway
for an even cook
Store leftovers in the fridge
in an airtight container for up to 4 days - but remember that they are at their best just after frying
by air frying for 5 minutes at 300°F (150°C), shaking once halfway
A recipe from alwaysusebutter.com