Air Fryer French Fries

Here is an air fryer french fries recipe that can be cooked to perfection in the air fryer (or oven), which requires less oil and contain fewer calories per serving.

This is a fantastic deep-frying alternative to a classic french fries recipe. However, do ensure you use some oil to make them crisp and golden brown.

Freshly made french fries in air fryer compartment

Air Fryer French Fries Recipe

How to make healthier French fries at home with an air fryer. By using a minimal amount of vegetable oil, these fries will still turn out to be super crisp and tasty.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Appetizer, Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine American
Servings4 people
Calories (per serving)126.31 kcal




  • Peel and trim the potatoes.
  • Cut each potato into thick slices, then into wide sticks.
  • Rinse the potatoes in cold water for 5 minutes, drain, and pat dry with a clean tea towel.
  • Preheat air fryer for 5 minutes at 180°C degrees (375°F).
  • Line potatoes in the air fryer compartment and coat them with vegetable oil. For a larger portion, do this in batches.
  • Cook for 10 minutes and toss the fries.
  • Cook for another 10 minutes, until crisp or golden brown.
  • Remove from air fryer, season with salt, and serve.


Serving: 1servingCalories: 126.31kcalCarbohydrates: 21.84gProtein: 2.52gFat: 3.51gSaturated Fat: 0.55gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 0.77gTrans Fat: 0.02gSodium: 298.19mgPotassium: 526.31mgFiber: 2.75gSugar: 0.97gVitamin A: 2.5IUVitamin B1: 0.1mgVitamin B2: 0.04mgVitamin B3: 1.32mgVitamin B5: 0.37mgVitamin B6: 0.37mgVitamin C: 24.63mgVitamin E: 0.29mgVitamin K: 8.63µgCalcium: 15.18mgCopper: 0.14mgFolate: 20µgIron: 0.98mgManganese: 0.19mgMagnesium: 28.76mgPhosphorus: 71.25mgSelenium: 0.38µgZinc: 0.36mgNet Carbohydrates: 19.09g
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Data source: USDA

Keyword air fryer chips, air fryer french fries, air fryer potatoes
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How Long Do Air Fryer French Fries Last?

These air fryer french fries are best served fresh, but you can store leftovers and reheat them. Just ensure you keep them stored in an airtight food storage container.

Fridge3-4 days
Freezer2 months

How To Reheat Air Fryer French Fries?

Air Fryer8 minutes
Microwave2 minutes