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Air Fryer 360 French Fries

cook pulling out a rack of french fries from air fryer 360


Craving for some crispy French fries but want to keep it healthy? You’re in the right place! Our Air Fryer 360 French Fries recipe is about to change your snacking game forever. Say goodbye to the guilt and hello to a world of crispy, golden, and utterly delicious fries made right at home in your air fryer. Let’s embark on this crispy journey together!

What is Air Fryer 360 French Fries?

an air fryer 360 with a rack of french fries cooking

If you're new to the Air Fryer 360 world, you’re in for a treat. This magical kitchen gadget uses a unique method of circulating hot air to cook your food, resulting in a crispy layer similar to frying but without the need for copious amounts of oil. French fries in the Air Fryer 360 come out crispy on the outside, fluffy on the inside, and absolutely irresistible.

Why Choose Air Fryer 360 French Fries?

Opting for Air Fryer 360 French Fries means choosing a healthier alternative to the traditional deep-fried version. You get all the crispiness and flavor without the extra oil, making it a smarter choice for you and your family. Plus, it’s quick, easy, and leaves you with minimal cleanup. What’s not to love?

Necessary Ingredients:

Making Air Fryer 360 French Fries at home is simpler than you might think. Here’s what you’ll need:

  • Your choice of potatoes: Russet or Yukon Gold work best for that perfect fry texture.

  • Olive oil: Just a touch to help achieve that golden crisp.

  • Salt and pepper: For seasoning.

  • Optional: Your favorite herbs or spices to kick it up a notch.

Equipment Needed:

  • Air Fryer 360: This is a must for achieving that 360-degree crispy goodness.

  • Vegetable peeler (optional): If you prefer your fries peeled.

  • Sharp knife: For cutting your potatoes into even fry shapes.

  • Mixing bowl: To toss your fries with oil and seasoning.

With everything in place, you’re all set to make the best Air Fryer 360 French Fries you’ve ever tasted!

Preparing Your Potatoes:

Now, onto the fun part! Start by choosing your favorite type of potato. Russets are a classic choice for their fluffy interior, while Yukon Golds offer a creamier texture. Wash them thoroughly to get rid of any dirt, and decide whether you want to peel them or leave the skin on for an extra crunch.

Once they're ready, cut them into even fry-shaped strips. Aim for about 1/4 inch thickness – this ensures they cook through while achieving that sought-after crispiness. The key here is consistency; try to cut them all the same size so they cook evenly.

Give your freshly cut fries a good rinse under cold water. This helps to remove excess starch, which can cause them to stick together during cooking. After rinsing, pat them completely dry with a kitchen towel. Remember, water and oil aren’t the best of friends, especially in an air fryer.

Seasoning and Oil:

In a large bowl, toss your fries with a light drizzle of olive oil. You don’t need much – just enough to lightly coat them. This will help achieve that golden, crispy exterior without drowning them in grease.

Next up, season with salt and pepper. Feel free to get creative here and add any additional herbs or spices that you fancy. A bit of garlic powder, paprika, or even some Parmesan can add an extra layer of flavor.

Cooking in the Air Fryer 360:

Preheat your Air Fryer 360 to 380°F (193°C). Once it’s hot and ready, place your fries in a single layer in the basket. Avoid overcrowding as this can lead to uneven cooking and less crispiness – and we definitely don’t want that.

Cook for about 20-25 minutes, giving the basket a good shake halfway through to ensure even cooking. Keep an eye on them as they cook; all air fryers are a bit different, and cooking times may vary.

Achieving Perfect Crispiness:

a basket of perfectly crisp air fryer 360 french fries

The last few minutes of cooking are crucial. This is when your fries go from cooked to perfectly crispy. If they’re not quite there yet, don’t be afraid to give them an extra minute or two. Just be careful not to overdo it; nobody likes a burnt fry.

Perfecting the Crispiness:

Alright, we’re on the home stretch! As your fries are finishing up in the Air Fryer 360, keep a keen eye on them. You’re looking for a golden-brown color and a crispy exterior that gives a slight resistance when you bite into it. Once they reach this stage, it’s time to pull them out. Remember, they'll continue to crisp up a bit more even after you've taken them out of the air fryer, so timing is everything.

Serving and Enjoying:

Transfer your crispy French fries to a serving platter and give them a final sprinkle of salt or any additional seasonings you desire. Toss them gently to distribute the seasoning evenly. Now, the moment you’ve been waiting for – it’s time to dig in! These fries are best enjoyed hot and fresh out of the air fryer, with your favorite dipping sauce on the side. Whether you’re a ketchup purist, a mayo enthusiast, or somewhere in between, you’ve got a plate of fries ready to meet their match.

A Healthier Alternative:

By choosing the Air Fryer 360 method, you’ve opted for a healthier version of this beloved snack. With significantly less oil than traditional frying methods, these French fries are a guilt-free option that doesn’t sacrifice taste or texture. You’ve got the crunch, you’ve got the flavor, and you've got a healthier plate of fries. That’s a win-win-win in our book!

Storing and Reheating:

If you find yourself with leftovers, simply store them in an airtight container in the refrigerator. When you’re ready to reheat, pop them back in the Air Fryer 360 for a few minutes until they’re crispy again. They may not be quite as perfect as the first round, but they’ll still be pretty darn delicious.


Congratulations, you’ve just mastered the art of making Air Fryer 360 French Fries! With a crispy exterior, fluffy interior, and a fraction of the oil used in traditional frying methods, these fries are a game changer. So, the next time you’re craving a plate of crispy, golden French fries, remember – your Air Fryer 360 is ready and waiting to turn those potato dreams into reality. Happy frying, and even happier eating!

And there we have it – your comprehensive guide to making the crispiest, most delicious Air Fryer 360 French Fries. Enjoy your homemade snack, and remember – the world of air frying is at your fingertips, ready to transform your favorite dishes into healthier, guilt-free delights! Enjoy!

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