Recently, the air fryer has become an indispensable tool in my kitchen, revolutionizing the way I cook. With its versatility and ease of use, I can whip up a variety of mouthwatering dishes, such as air fryer chicken wings, chicken thighs, salmon, and even air fryer steak.

But let me share with you my ultimate favorite recipe—the Air Fryer Frozen French Fries.

Air Fryer French Fries

These fries boast the same irresistible taste and texture as their deep-fried counterparts, yet without a drop of oil. Trust me, these crispy golden fries on the outside with a soft and fluffy interior will make your taste buds dance with joy.

So, let’s delve into some expert tips that will guarantee the perfect batch of air fryer frozen French fries. Get ready to elevate your fry game to a whole new level!

Ingredients for Air Fryer French Fries

To make irresistible air fryer frozen French fries, you’ll only need one primary ingredient:

  1. Frozen French Fries: Look for high-quality frozen French fries available in your local grocery store or supermarket. Choose your preferred cut, such as shoe lace, crinkle cut, or waffle fries, depending on your personal preference.
  2. Salt to Taste as needed: Adjust the amount of salt based on your preference.

How to Make French Fries in Air Fryer

In just minutes, you can have incredible fries ready to be devoured. Whether you’re craving the perfect side dish to accompany your ultimate chopped cheese sandwich or smoked brisket, or simply in need of a satisfying and salty snack, air fryer frozen french fries have got you covered.

  1. Preheat the air fryer to 345°F/175°C. (Around 5 minutes)
  2. Carefully add the frozen french fries to the tray of the air fryer in a single layer. Make sure not to overcrowd the air fryer to ensure even cooking and ultra-crispy fries. Place the tray back into the air fryer.
  3. Adjust the cooking time based on the type of French Fries. Give the fries a light shake midway through the cooking time. Shoe Lace Fries: 12 minutes; Crinkle Cut/ Waffle Fries: 15 minutes.
  4. Once the french fries have been cooked to your liking, carefully transfer them to a large mixing bowl and toss them with kosher salt. If you wish to prepare more fries, revert back to step 1.
  5. Your french fries are ready to enjoy on their own or with your favorite dipping sauce.

Best Air Fryer for Frozen French Fries

When it comes to finding the best air fryer for cooking frozen French fries, the Typhur Dome Air Fryer is a standout option worth considering.

The Typhur Dome Air Fryer boasts a spacious cooking capacity that accommodates generous batches of frozen French fries. With ample room for even distribution, your fries can achieve that desired crispy exterior and tender interior without overcrowding.

Air Fryer for Frozen French Fries

Typhur Dome Air Fryer is known as Twice the Capacity, Half the Time. Its standout feature is its exceptional cooking speed, which can significantly reduce cooking times compared to other air fryers on the market. This means you can enjoy your favorite frozen French fries in a fraction of the time it would take using other cooking techniques.

The Typhur Dome Air Fryer also allows you to monitor the cooking process with Typhur App. And you can also find more air fryer recipe ideas from it.

FAQs about Air Fryer French Fries

Why my french fries are not crispy in air fryer?

If the air is not hot enough, or if you overcrowd the basket, your food will not come out crispy. So make sure to preheat your air fryer according to the manufacturer’s instructions before adding the fries. And, avoid overcrowding the basket, consider cooking in multiple batches if needed.

Is it better to put frozen fries in the air fryer or oven?

In general, both the air fryer and oven can produce tasty frozen fries. The air fryer tends to yield a crispier texture with shorter cooking times and requires less oil. On the other hand, the oven offers versatility for cooking larger quantities but may take longer to achieve the desired crispiness.

Air Fried Frozen French Fries

If you are looking for the ultimate crispy French Fries without the guilt of deep frying, then look no further.
2.50 from 4 votes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 13 minutes
Total Time 18 minutes
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Servings 1 people
Calories 1178 kcal

Equipment

Ingredients
  

  • 16 oz Frozen French Fries (shoestring, crinkle cut, waffle fries)
  • as needed Kosher Salt

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the Typhur Dome to 345°F/175°C. (Around 5 minutes)
  • Carefully add the frozen french fries to the tray of the Typhur Dome in a single layer. Make sure not to overcrowd the air fryer to insure even cooking and ultra-crispy fries. Place the tray back into the Typhur Dome.
    16 oz Frozen French Fries (shoestring, crinkle cut, waffle fries)
  • Adjust the cooking time based on the type of French Fries. Give the fries a light shake midway through the cooking time. Shoe Lace Fries: 12 minutes Crinkle Cut/ Waffle Fries: 15 minutesTemperature: 345 °F Time: 13 minutes
  • Once the french fries have been cooked to your liking, carefully transfer them to a large mixing bowl and toss them with kosher salt. If you wish to prepare more fries, revert back to step 1.
    as needed Kosher Salt
  • Your french fries are ready to enjoy on their own or with your favorite dipping sauce.

Nutrition PER SERVING

Calories: 1178kcalCarbohydrates: 137gProtein: 13gFat: 68gSaturated Fat: 21gSodium: 2220mgPotassium: 1948mgFiber: 20gVitamin C: 29mgCalcium: 41mgIron: 6mg

(Nutrition information is calculated automatically by Spoonacular API and should be considered an estimate.)