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How To Air Fry Leftover French Fries



How To Air Fry Leftover French Fries Under 10 Minutes

Wondering how to air fry leftover French Fries? Let me show you how! In today’s post you will learn how to air fry fries without them becoming soggy or boring, whether it is traditional French fries or sweet potato fries.

Is it Possible to Reheat French Fries?

People often ask me whether the air fryer can reheat French fries. The answer is a resounding YES. It is the most convenient way available for reheating fries, and it is the preferred method out of the various methods.

This can be done with any type of fries, no matter how they were originally cooked.

How To Air Fry Leftover French Fries And Bring Them Back To Life?

What’s the secret to making the perfect French fries? The best French fries are those that have been cooked twice. Initially, a certain temperature and then a different one. This is the reason why our air fryer cajun fries taste so good and why some places make their fries so well.

Air fryers are great for reheating French fries, which is why they’re so great. Obviously, they are already cooked then refrigerated. But you are having them fried again in the air fryer.

How Long To Air Fry Leftover French Fries?

Reheating French fries in an air fryer takes a lot less time than you might expect. We took just 10 minutes to make our French fries. If you are just reheating fries without wanting them to be crispy, you could do it in less time.

However, I prefer crispy French fries cooked in the air fryer.

How To Air Fry Fresh Fries: Recipes

How To Air Fry French Fries

Preparation Time: 15 minutes

Cooking Time: 30 minutes

Servings: 4

Ingredients:

  • 1 lb. potatoes, peeled and cut into strips
  • 3 tbsp. olive oil
  • ½ tsp. onion powder
  • ½ tsp. garlic powder
  • 1 tsp. paprika

Directions:

  1. In a large bowl of water, soak the potato strips for about 1 hour.
  2. Dry out the potato strips well and pat them dry with the paper towels.
  3. In a large bowl, add the potato strips and the remaining ingredients and toss to coat well.
  4. Preheat the Air Fryer at 370°F.
  5. Arrange the potatoe fries in Air Fryer basket and insert in the Air Fryer. Cook for 30 minutes.
  6. Serve warm.

Nutrition: Calories 172, Fat 10.7g, Carbs 18.6g, Protein 2.1g

Zucchini Fries

Preparation Time: 10 minutes

Cooking Time: 1 2 minutes

Servings: 4

Ingredients:

  • 1 lb. zucchini, sliced into 2½-inch sticks
  • Salt, as required
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • ¾ cup panko breadcrumbs

Directions:

  1. In a colander, add the zucchini and sprinkle with salt. Set aside for about 10 minutes. Gently pat dry the zucchini sticks with paper towels and coat with oil.
  2. Add the breadcrumbs to a shallow dish. Spread the breadcrumbs evenly over the zucchini sticks.
  3. Turn on the Air Fryer and pre-heat it to 400°F.
  4. Arrange the pan in Air Fryer basket and insert in the oven. Cook for 12 minutes.
  5. Serve warm.

Nutrition: Calories 151, Fat 8.6g, Carbs 6.9g, Protein 1.9g

Spicy Carrot Fries

Preparation Time: 10 minutes

Cooking Time: 12 minutes

Servings: 2

Ingredients:

  • carrot, 1 large, peeled and cut into sticks
  • rosemary, 1 tbsp., chopped finely
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • cayenne pepper, ¼ tsp.
  • Salt and ground black pepper, as required

Directions:

  1. In a bowl, add all the ingredients and mix well.
  2. Preheat the Air Fryer at 390°F.
  3. Arrange the pan in Air Fryer basket and insert in the oven. Cook for 12 minutes.
  4. Serve warm.

Nutrition: Calories 81, Fat 8.3g, Carbs 4.7g, Protein 0.4g

Cinnamon Carrot Fries

Preparation Time: 10 minutes

Cooking Time: 12 minutes

Servings: 6

Ingredients:

  • 1 lb. carrots, peeled and cut into sticks
  • maple syrup,  1 tsp.
  • 1 tsp. olive oil
  • ground cinnamon, ½ tsp.
  • Salt, to taste

Directions:

  1. In a bowl, add all the ingredients and mix well.
  2. Preheat the Air Fryer at 400°F.
  3. Arrange the pan in Air Fryer basket and insert in the oven. Cook for 12 minutes.
  4. Serve warm.

Nutrition: Calories 41, Fat 0.8g, Carbs 8.3g, Protein 0.6g

Squash Fries

Preparation Time: 10 minutes

Cooking Time: 35 minutes

Servings: 2

Ingredients:

  • 14 oz. butternut squash, peeled, seeded and cut into strips
  • 2 tsp.s olive oil
  • ½ tsp. ground cinnamon
  • red chili powder, ½ tsp.
  • ¼ tsp. garlic salt
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper, as needed

Directions:

  1. In a bowl, add all the ingredients and toss to coat well.
  2. Preheat the Air Fryer at 400°F.
  3. Arrange the pan in Air Fryer basket and insert in the oven. Cook for 30 minutes.
  4. Serve warm.

Nutrition: Calories 134, Fat 5g, Carbs 24.3g, Protein 2.1g

Avocado Fries

Preparation Time: 15 minutes

Cooking Time: 7 minutes

Servings: 2

Ingredients:

  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper, as needed
  • 1 egg 1 tsp. water
  • panko breadcrumbs, ½ cup
  • 1 avocado, peeled, pitted and sliced into 8 pieces
  • Non-stick cooking spray

Directions:

  1. In a shallow bowl, mix together the flour, salt, and black pepper.
  2. In a second bowl, mix well egg and water.
  3. In a third bowl, put the breadcrumbs.
  4. Coat the avocado slices with flour mixture, then dip into egg mixture and finally, coat evenly with the breadcrumbs.
  5. Now, spray the avocado slices evenly with cooking spray.
  6. Preheat the Air Fryer at 400°F.
  7. Arrange the pan in Air Fryer basket and insert in the oven. Cook for 7 minutes.
  8. Serve warm.

Nutrition: Calories 340, Fat 14g, Carbs 30g, Protein 23g

Dill Pickle Fries

Preparation Time: 15 minutes

Cooking Time: 15 minutes

Servings: 8

Ingredients:

  • 1 (16-oz.) jar spicy dill pickle spears Dry out and pat dried
  • ¾ cup all-purpose flour
  • ½ tsp. paprika
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • milk, ¼ cup
  • 1 cup panko breadcrumbs
  • Nonstick cooking spray

Directions:

  1. In a shallow dish, mix together the flour, and paprika.
  2. In a second dish, place the milk and egg and mix well.
  3. In a third dish, put the breadcrumbs.
  4. Coat the pickle spears with flour mixture, then dip into egg mixture and finally, coat evenly with the breadcrumbs.
  5. Now, spray the pickle spears evenly with cooking spray.
  6. Preheat the Air Fryer at 400°F.
  7. Arrange the pan in Air Fryer basket and insert in the oven. Cook for 15 minutes.
  8. Serve warm.
  9. Flip the fries once halfway through. Serve warm.

Nutrition: Calories 110, Fat 1.9g, Carbs 12.8g, Protein 2.7g

Conclusion

People often ask me whether the air fryer can reheat French fries. The answer is a resounding YES. It is the most convenient way available for reheating fries, and it is the preferred method out of the various methods.

This can be done with any type of fries, no matter how they were originally cooked.

 

 

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