Wondering how to make waffle fries in the air fryer? We’ve got you covered with this quick and easy recipe for air fryer waffle fries – ready in just 15 minutes!
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Waffle Fries – We’re using frozen waffle fries in this recipe. Any brand will work.
How to Make Waffle Fries in an Air Fryer:
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It is ideal to have a spray mister for applying oil to foods in an air fryer. If you don’t have one, you should seriously consider getting one. An alternative is usually to brush oil onto your air fryer basket and sometimes directly on the food. Most air fryer manufacturers have advised against using a non-stick spray from a can as they can shorten the life expectancy of your air fryer basket.
Fry the fries -Add the fries to the air fryer basket and spritz with the oil spray. Fry for 10 minutes at 400 degrees F. Halfway through cooking you should shake the basket to stop them all from sticking to one another or the sides of the air fryer basket. After 10 minutes check to see if they are done to your liking and cook in further in 1-minute intervals if necessary. We usually go about 13 minutes.
Try putting less of them in your air fryer basket. You can stack them a little bit but don’t pack your air fryer full. You need air to move around them a bit. Also, sometimes frozen foods can have a bit of ice on the food itself if not stored properly. Don’t use those as the ice will turn into steam and that isn’t a good way to make waffle fries!
We cook frozen waffle fries in the air fryer at 400 degrees. This helps crisp up the outside to give you that freshly fried taste.
Frozen waffle fries will take between 10 and 15 minutes when cooked at 400 degrees in the air fryer. We start checking our fries at the 10 minute mark and keep cooking until they’re as browned and crispy as we like.
Waffle Fry Dip Ideas:
Make a quick mixture of mayo, ketchup, and pickle relish for an easy homemade thousand island dip!
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Air Fryer Waffle Fries
- 1 pound frozen waffle fries
- Salt to taste
- Add the waffle fries to the basket of your air fryer and spritz lightly with oil spray.
- Cook at 400 degrees for 10 minutes, shaking the basket halfway through cooking.
- Open the basket and check fries for doneness. For extra crispy fries, continue cooking in 1 minute intervals until fries are cooked to your liking.
- Sprinkle fries with salt, if desired, before serving.