The easiest recipe for Air Fryer Frozen French Fries! Have yourself some crispy and crunchy like you’d expect in deep-fried French Fries are ready in just 30 minutes!

Air Fryer not only gives you perfect French Fries, but also try our Wings, juicy Salmon, and even Oreos.

A baking sheet of french fries and dipping sauces.

AIR FRYER FROZEN FRENCH FRIES-

Frozen French fries made in the air fryer turn out so crispy, just like you’d order at your favorite restaurant. The best part about this recipe is you just use frozen fries and don’t have to cut the fries or wait for them to fry.

A variety of french fries on a baking sheet topped with fresh greens.

INGREDIENTS-

Grab yourself a bag of frozen french fries and you can have this recipe ready!

  • French fries– Any style of frozen fries will work great for this recipe! You can use straight-cut fries, curly fries, waffles fries, or even sweet potato fries.
  • Seasoning– For seasoning, we just used salt and pepper but you can add your favorite seasoning to the fries.
  • Olive oil– Olive oil keeps the fries from drying out and evenly cooking.

What is the BEST Air Fryer? We love our COSORI Air Fryer, but we also recommended this Cuisinart Toaster Oven with an Air Fryer.

Crunchy french fries in the air fryer basket topped with fresh chopped greens.

HOW TO MAKE FRENCH FRIES IN AIR FRYER-

With just under 30 minutes of time, you can have these crispy homemade air fryer french fries ready to be enjoyed!

  1. Add the crispy french fries into the air fryer and cook at 400°F, until the fries are tender and crispy. Toss the fries halfway through cooking and season.

Cook Time for Different Types of Fries-

To ensure crispness and even cooking does NOT overcrowd your air fryer. Here are the different cooking times for the different cuts of fries:

  • Regular Fries: 14-16 minutes
  • Waffle Fries: 10-12 minutes
  • Sweet Potato Fries: 14-16 minutes
  • Thin Cut Fries: 8-10 minutes
  • Curly Fries: 11-13 minutes
  • Crinkle-Cut Fries: 13-15 minutes

DIPPING SAUCES:

The best way to enjoy fries is definitely with a good dipping sauce, here are some of our favorite sauces:

A baking sheet with crispy french fries with three different dipping sauces.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS-

What if I don’t have an air fryer?

If you don’t have an air fryer you can just bake the fries at 400°F for about 18-20 minutes, or until crispy and tender.

Do I need to preheat the air fryer?

You do not need to, but if you want you can preheat the air fryer.

How to reheat leftover French fries?

To reheat the fries, just add them to the air fryer again or reheat them in the oven.

Should I oil the air fryer basket before adding the fries?

If you want you can spray the air fryer basket with baking spray to avoid the fries from sticking to the basket.

Can I freeze the once frozen fries?

We do not recommend freezing the cooked fries.

What to serve along with these french fries?

Serve these crispy fries alongside our BBQ pulled chicken, the Air Fryer Corn Dogs, or Chicken Nuggets.

Crispy french fries in the air fryer basket topped with fresh chopped greens.

MORE AIR FRYER RECIPES-

The air fryer has quickly become one of our favorite small household appliances. We use it every single day. Here are some more recipes to try:

Air Fryer Frozen French Fries

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5 from 4 votes
The easiest recipe for Air Fryer Frozen French Fries! Have yourself some crispy and crunchy like you’d expect in deep-fried French Fries are ready in just 30 minutes!
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 16 oz frozen french fries regular cut
  • 1 tsp olive oil, optional
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Add the frozen french fries to the air fryer basket drizzle with oil and toss, cook at 400°F for 8 minutes.
    Toss the fries, season with salt and pepper to taste and cook for an additional 6-8 minutes, until fries are crispy.
  • Remove from the air fryer basket and serve with your favorite dipping sauces. Enjoy!

Notes

To ensure crispness and even cooking, do NOT overcrowd your air fryer. Here are the different cooking times for the different cuts of fries:
  • Regular Fries: 14-16 minutes
  • Waffle Fries: 10-12 minutes
  • Sweet Potato Fries: 14-16 minutes
  • Thin Cut Fries: 8-10 minutes
  • Curly Fries: 11-13 minutes
  • Crinkle-Cut Fries: 13-15 minutes

Nutrition

Calories: 295kcalCarbohydrates: 34gProtein: 3gFat: 17gSaturated Fat: 5gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 10gSodium: 556mgPotassium: 488mgFiber: 5gVitamin C: 7mgCalcium: 10mgIron: 1mg
(The nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)